2022 AAFPRS National Elections

2022 AAFPRS National Election Results

October 22, 2022

Voting in the AAFPRS National Elections concluded during the AAFPRS Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, October 22, 2022. The results of the candidate and proposed bylaws amendments is below.


  • Sherard “Scott” A. Tatum, MD

Group Vice President-elect for Public and Regulatory Affairs

  • James “Randy” Randall Jordan, MD

Eastern Regional Director

  • Kofi Derek O. Boahene, MD

Western Regional Director

  • Babak Azizzadeh, MD

Canadian Regional Director

  • Kristina Zakhary, MD


  • Jose E. Barrera, MD

Nominating Committee

  • Jamil Asaria, MD
  • Andrew S. Frankel, MD
  • Jessyka G. Lighthall, MD

Audit Committee

  • Fred G. Fedok, MD

Eastern Region Credentials Committee Representative

  • Ryan N. Heffelfinger, MD


Proposed Bylaws Amendments

  • All 23 proposed bylaws amendments passed with greater than the required 2/3 vote, with percentages between 92.11% and 99.69%.


2022 BYLAWS (2021-22) of the
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc. and the
Educational and Research Foundation of the AAFPRS 

Our Deepest Appreciation

The AAFPRS Board of Directors and Staff extends their deep appreciation to all candidates who agreed to run for office and to all members who voted. Voting in the elections is one of the most important responsibilities a member can take. We also thank the AAFPRS Ad Hoc Bylaws Review committee that undertook the holistic review of the bylaws to recommend updates and changes to continue to make our AAFPRS Bylaws current and transparent.

Please check back as we will update this page soon with important 2023 AAFPRS Nominating and Elections deadlines and information.

Eligibility to Vote in the AAFPRS National Elections

Only members who are in good standing and current in their dues in the following membership categories are eligible to vote: Member, Fellow, Retired (Member/Fellow) and Emeritus (Member/Fellow). Please note: Fellow refers to the membership category and not fellows in the fellowship program. Contact Member Relations to check on your membership category or to see if you are eligible to upgrade. 

2022 AAFPRS Elections Packet

A special 2022 AAFPRS Elections Information Packet  has been created to assist you in becoming familiar with the candidates and the 23 proposed bylaw amendments (a print copy version has also been mailed to eligible voting members without email addresses). The number of proposed bylaw amendments is larger than usual this year due to an ad hoc committee appointed by the Board to do a thorough review of the AAFPRS Bylaws. Please take the time in advance of the online elections opening to review the candidates and proposed amendments so you can cast your votes and fulfill one of the most important actions you can take as an Academy member.

Contact Information 
Questions regarding the elections? Contact Patricia Adair, Director, Member Relations.
Questions regarding your membership status? Contact Member Relations.