CoARC

CoARC Presidents

CoARC Presidents

Bonner Smith Outstanding Service Award

Bonner Smith Outstanding Service Award

The Board of Commissioners of the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) established an award in honor of Bonner Smith, a long standing Public Member of the Commission who passed away unexpectedly in 2012. The Bonner Smith Outstanding Service Award annually recognizes an individual for demonstrating outstanding and enduring service to the profession of respiratory care through its educational accreditation system. The award is intended to honor individuals for exemplary contributions as members of the Commission or its predecessor (JRCRTE).

J. Bonner Smith
1950-2011

2014 Bonner Smith Award

2014 Bonner Smith Award

In 2014, the Bonner Smith Outstanding Service Award was given to George G. Burton, MD, from Kettering Memorial Hospital in Kettering, OH.

Site Visitor of the Year

Site Visitor of the Year

2010: Michael Prewitt and Ralph Kendall, MD

2011: Leann Papp

2012: Phyllis Brunner

2013: Monica Schibig

Executive Directors

Executive Directors

Phillip A. Von derHeydt
JRCRTE
1977-1997

Rich Walker
CoARC
1997-2006

Bill Goding
Interim ED, CoARC
2006-2008

Thomas R Smalling
CoARC
2008-present