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CELEBRATION FOR BADN CHIEF EXEC

BADN CHIEF EXEC CELEBRATES 20 YEARS WITH ASSOCIATION

BADN Chief Exec Pam Swain celebrated 20 years with the Association at a drinks reception in London on  Tuesday 4 September 2012.

The event, hosted by WR Berkley, Parliament Hill, Purple Media and WMS was held at the Mayfair Exchange, Brook Street and was attended by many of the people Pam has worked with over the last 20 years.  Former President Angie McBain MBE, speaking on behalf of the Association’s Past Presidents, emphasized not only Pam’s dedication to the Association and the changes she made to what was a small niche association to bring it into the 21st century and  make it the largest and most professional of the DCP  associations, but also the endless support she had provided to Past Presidents, Council  and members of the Association.  Pam was also presented with a pearl necklace, a gift from BADN Council, by Finance Officer Joan Hatchard.

In her reply, Pam reminisced about the concern her appointment had caused 20 years ago, due to her business rather than  dental background, and thanked Barbara McRury, Geraldine Benson and Pat Heap – the panel who had originally appointed her – for their support and willingness to take that risk.

Pam was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2012 Dental Awards; she is also the 2012-2013 President of Soroptimist International Blackpool & District.

To see the full text of Angie McBain’s speech, please click here

To see the full text of Pam’s response, please click here

For Pam’s full biography, please click here