Dennis K. Carney Volunteer Award
Each year, the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) Board recognizes a CCI volunteer who has committed their time and energy to promote CCI in multiple ways. In 2018, the CCI Board voted to create an award to honor an extraordinary CCI volunteer and as such the Dennis K. Carney Volunteer Award was created.
Dennis K. Carney began early in his career as a member and board member of the National Society of Cardiopulmonary Technology (NSCPT). (The NSCPT was the original corporation name for CCI.) He was part of the movement to develop the field of cardiovascular technology becoming separated from the cardiopulmonary field. As an educator at Spokane Community College in Spokane, Washington, Dennis worked to establish guidelines for accreditation for the allied health fields. He served as President of CCI from 1986 – 1988 and 2001 – 2002 and during his tenure made significant contributions to the field of echocardiography. Dennis is considered a legend in cardiovascular education after dedicating over 30 years to teaching. He was instrumental in establishing the concept of the professional triad: professional organizations (both physician and technical), accredited training programs, and recognized credentials.
2019 Dennis K. Carney Volunteer Award Recipient - Brad J. Roberts, ACS, RCS, FASE
Inaugural Dennis K. Carney Volunteer Award Recipient - Joseph V. Messer, MD
National Volunteer Week
CCI Registrant Spotlights
CCI has close to 100 dedicated volunteers and subject matter experts who give of their time and expertise to further CCI's mission. National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and is recognized each April for one week. Click here
to read the 2020 National Volunteer Week recognition!
We love seeing CCI registrants recognized at conferences and in publications! The following are links for CCI Registrant Spotlights. If you have a submission, please send it to Christine Johnson at email@example.com
Click on the registrant's name to read their spotlight.
Carolina Correa, RN, BSN, CRN, RCIS
Ian H. Crandall, MS, RCS
Shawn P. Derrick MBA, RCCS, RDCS (AE, PE), RVT
Josh Peterson, RCIS
Shadai Zaine, RCS, RVS
The Baptist Heart and Vascular Institute
Joe Kreeger, ACS, RCCS, FASE
Davis Margau, RPhS, RVS, RDMS, RVT
Phillipe Nover, BS, RN, CCRN, RCIS
Jason Pereira, RCS
Dennis Atherton, ACS, RCS, RDCS (AE, PE), FASE, BSBA
Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT, RDCS
Eric Mowatt-Larssen, MD, RPhS, FACPh
Letitia Esbenshade-Smith, MS Ed, RCES
Mike Foster, RCS, RCCS, RDCS (AE, PE), BA, FASE
Mark J. Berges, BHSc, RCS, RVS, CEHRS, CCT, PACC, FASE
Patrick D. Coon, RCCS, RDCS, FASE
Matthew Allen, RVS
Thomas Maloney MHA, RT(N), CNMT, RCIS, FSICP
Sue Deck RN, MBA, CEPS, CCDS, RCES