ACPA Announces 2019 Board of Directors

Alyssa KirkmanACPA Leadership, ACPA News

Chapel Hill, NC – October 29, 2018 – The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is pleased to announce the results of the election for the 2019 Board of Directors.

The newly elected representatives will begin their terms on January 1, 2019. The newly elected ACPA Officers and Board Members are:

  • President-Elect: Patricia A. Beals, DMD, MS
  • Vice President-Elect: John A. Girotto, MD, MMA, FAAP, FACS
  • Communications Officer: Jamie L. Perry, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Board Member: Kelly Nett Cordero, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Board Member: Canice E. Crerand, PhD

About the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) association of interested individuals and health care professionals who treat and/or perform research on oral cleft and craniofacial conditions. Since 1943, ACPA has worked to optimize outcomes for individuals with oral cleft and craniofacial conditions through education, support, research, advocacy and interdisciplinary team care. ACPA also provides information to affected individuals and families and seeks to educate the public about facial differences through its ACPA Family Services program. For more information, please visit