Alderman Papania is serving his first term on the Board of Aldermen.
Alderman Papania has been a resident of Ocean Springs Ward Four for 35 years. He is a graduate of MS State University. He is a retired Army Colonel, as well as retired Manager of Business for Singing River Electric. Alderman Papania’s community service includes Ocean Springs Rotary, VFW, Director of Jackson County Utility Authority, Ocean Springs Economic Development Commission, President of Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and more. He has been married to his wife Sharon for 47 years and has three children.