Academy Announces Election Results

Results are in for the AAP 2022 election. The individuals below will begin their terms after the 2022 Annual Meeting. There was a 30.7% participation rate, compared to a 32.78% rate in 2021.

The results are as follows:

American Academy of Periodontology


Ana Becil Giglio- Secretary/Treasurer

President Elect David K. Okano will succeed to the Presidency, Vice President Stephen J. Meraw to the office of President Elect, and Secretary-Treasurer Maria (Mia) L. Geisinger to the office of Vice President.


District 1- David Gottlieb*
District 2- Joseph Fiorellini*
District 3- Walter Colón II
District 3- Charles McBrayer**
District 4- George Mandelaris
District 5- Kristi Soileau*
District 6- Michael Arzouman*
District 6- P. Kevin Chen**
District 7- Giorgio DiVincenzo*+
District 7- Alexandra Tsigarida
District 8- John H. Wilson

Officer Nominating Committee

District 1- Paul Levi
District 4- Michael Haddow
District 6- Bobby Butler*+
District 7- Wayne Aldredge

Nominating Committee for the American Board of Periodontology

District 1- Sejal Thacker
District 2- Bryan Siegelman

American Board of Periodontology


Bryan Frantz
Angelo Mariotti

*Re-Elected / ** one-year term / + two-year term

For More Information

Questions about AAP nominations and elections can be directed to:
Amanda Williams, governance coordinator at 312-573-3265 or
For commonly asked questions, you can refer to the following FAQ documents.