The AAO constituent organizations have announced their officers for 2017-18:
Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists
Dr. Josephine Weeden of Adrian, Michigan - president; Dr. John
F. Monticello of Grand Rapids, Michigan – president-elect;
Dr. Walter Schratz of McMurray, Pennsylvania - vice president;
and Dr. Valerie Martone of Beaver, Pennsylvania - secretary-
treasurer. The immediate past president is Dr. Dale Anne
Featheringham of Mansfield, Ohio. The AAO trustee representing
the GLAO is Dr. Christopher A. Roberts of Findlay, Ohio.
Northeastern Society of Orthodontists
Dr. Salvatore Manente of Niagara Falls, New York – president;
Dr. Michal Kleinlerer of Augusta, Maine - president-elect;
Dr. Jeffrey Blasius of South Burlington, Vermont - secretary;
Dr. Dan Stuart of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia - treasurer; and
Dr. Mariana De Deus Haughey of Lansing, Michigan – communications
director. The immediate past president is Dr. Carolyn
Melita of Belmont, Massachusetts, and the AAO trustee
representing NESO is Dr. John Callahan of Syracuse, New York.
Southern Association of Orthodontists
Dr. Randall Rigsby of Pensacola, Florida – president;
Dr. Anthony Savage of Virginia Beach, Virginia - president-elect;
and Dr. Debbie Sema of Birmingham, Alabama – secretary-treasurer.
The immediate past president is Dr. Greg Inman of Elizabethtown,
Kentucky. The AAO trustee for the SAO is Dr. Gary
Inman of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
Dr. Kamrin Olfert of Regina, Saskatchewan - president;
Dr. Kurt Stormberg of La Mesa, California - president-elect;
and Dr. Robert Meister of Rancho Santa Margarita, California –
secretary-treasurer. The immediate past president is
Dr. Paul Kasrovi of Berkeley, California. The AAO trustee from
the PCSO is Dr. Norman Nagel of Simi Valley, California.
Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists:
Dr. Normand (Norm) Boucher of Wayne, Pennsylvania -
president; Dr. Russell (Russ) Sandman of Closter, New Jersey -
president-elect; Dr. Francis Picon of San Juan, Puerto Rico
– treasurer; and Dr. Tarun (Ty) Saini of Columbia, Maryland -
secretary. The immediate past president is Dr. Jean Edouard
Asmar of Washington, D.C. The AAO trustee serving MASO is
Dr. Steven Siegel of Glen Burnie, Maryland.
Midwestern Society of Orthodontists
Dr. Ryan K. Van Laecken of Watertown, South Dakota - president;
Dr. Kevin Denis of Mahtomedi, Minnesota - president-elect; and
Dr. Alison Fallgatter of Jamestown, North Dakota - secretarytreasurer.
Dr. Virginia Mennemeyer of Troy, Missouri is the
immediate past president. Dr. Michael Durbin of Des Plaines,
Illinois is the MSO Trustee on the AAO Board of Trustees.
Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontists:
Dr. Darren Haltom of Albuquerque, New Mexico - president;
Dr. Christopher Bruch of Great Falls, Montana - president-elect;
Dr. Michael P. Chaffee of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho - vice president;
Dr. Anil Idiculla of Lone Tree, Colorado - secretary-treasurer.
The immediate past president is Dr. Stephen S. Luddington
of Layton, Utah. The AAO trustee for the RMSO is Dr. Myron
Guymon of Logan, Utah.
Southwestern Society of Orthodontists:
Dr. Jeffrey S. Genecov of Dallas, Texas - president;
Dr. Michael W. Ragan of Dallas, Texas - president-elect;
Dr. Donald B. Wilcoxon of Overland Park, Kansas - vice president;
and Dr. Bryn Cooper of Houston, Texas - secretary-treasurer.
The immediate past president is Dr. John W.M. Carter, Overland
Park, Kansas. The AAO trustee representing the SWSO is
Dr. J. Kendall Dillehay of Wichita, Kansas.
The American Dental Association has appointed several AAO members to ADA councils:
Dr. Randall Markarian of Swansea, Illinois to the Council on
Dr. Chris Liang of Potomac, Maryland to the Council on
Dr. Lauren Vitkus of Geneva, New York to the New Dentist
Dr. Ben Youel of Chicago, Illinois to the New Dentist Committee
(also the NDC liaison to the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs).
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