APhA Election

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About the APhA Election

The APhA Election includes elections for the APhA Board of Trustees -- President-elect and two Trustees -- and for the leadership of the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) and the APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA-APRS). The APhA Honorary President is also determined during this election. The results of the election for the Board of Trustees and for the leadership of APhA-APPM and APhA-APRS are certified by the Committee of Canvassers, which is appointed by the APhA President.

Election Timeline  

October 1, 2016: Application deadline for the 2017 APhA Election cycle
November/December 2016: APhA Committee on Nominations meets; election slate announced
March 24-27, 2017: Slated candidates attend APhA2017 in San Francisco, California
March 24, 2017 - May 22, 2017: Voting period for 2017 election
June 2017 -- 2017: APhA Election results announced
March 16-19, 2018: Successfully elected candidates installed at APhA2018 in Nashville

Congratulations to the successful candidates of the 2016 APhA Election! APhA will install the newly elected candidates at APhA2017 in San Francisco.

APhA is pleased to welcome the following individuals into the APhA Board of Trustees:
  • 2017-2018 APhA President-elect: Nicki L. Hilliard, PharmD, MHSA, BCNP, FAPhA of Little Rock, AR
  • 2017-2020 APhA Trustees: Sandra Leal, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA, CDE, of Tucson, AZ, and Randy McDonough, BS, PharmD, MS, CGP, BCPS, FAPhA, of Iowa City, IA
  • 2017-2018 APhA Honorary President: Philip P. Burgess, RPh, DPh, MBA, of Chicago, IL

Learn more about the incoming APhA Board of Trustees.

 
APhA is pleased to welcome the following individuals into APhA-APPM and APhA-APRS Academy Office
  • 2017-2019 APhA-APPM Executive Committee Members-at-Large: David Barnes RPh, BCNP, of Pembroke Pines, FL; Lt Col Ann D. McManis, BSPharm, MPA, of Vienna, VA; and Wendy Mobley-Bukstein PharmD, BCACP, CDE, of Des Moines, IA
  • 2017-2019 APhA-APPM New Practitoner Officer: Stephanie Gernant, PharmD, of Plantation, FL
  • 2017-2018 APhA-APRS President-elect:  Edward M. Bednarczyk, PharmD, FCCP, of Buffalo, NY
  • 2017-2018 APhA-APRS Basic Sciences Section Chair-elect: Elvin T. Price, PharmD, PhD, FAHA, of Little Rock, AR
  • 2017-2018 APhA-APRS Clinical Sciences Section Chair-elect: Adriane N. Irwin, MS, PharmD, BCACP, of Albany, OR
  • 2017-2018 APhA-APRS Economic, Social and Administrative Sciences (ESAS) Section Chair-elect: Michelle A. Chui, PharmD, PhD, of Madison, WI
  • 2017-2019 APhA-APRS Postgraduate Officer: Anthony Olson, PharmD, Med, of Burnsville, MN

     

Learn more about the incoming APhA Academy Officers.


 

Slating and Introduction of Candidates

Candidates for the Board of Trustees are slated by the APhA Committee on Nominations in early December and are introduced to Annual Meeting attendees at the First Session of the APhA House of Delegates. Annual Meeting attendees also have the opportunity to interact with these candidates at caucuse events and "Meet the Candidates" sessions

The APhA-APPM Committee on Nominations is composed of the APhA-APPM President, who serves as the Chair of the Committee, and the four Immediate Past Presidents of the Academy. During years when there is a President-elect of the Academy, the President-elect will serve as an Ex-officio member of the Committee. The APhA-APRS Committee on Nominations is composed of the APhA-APRS President, who serves as Chair of the Committee, and the three APhA-APRS Section Chairs. The election slates for these two Academies are finalized in December. Annual Meeting attendees have the opportunity to interact with APhA-APPM and APhA-APRS candidates at two "Meet the Candidates" sessions.

All individuals interested in applying to serve on the APhA Board of Trustees are required to review the APhA Conflict of Interest Statement and submit a corresponding Disclosure and Confidentiality Statement to APhA’s Legal Counsel.

Other APhA Elections

The leadership of the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) -- President-elect, Speaker of the House, and Members-at-Large -- are elected at the Final Session of the APhA-ASP House of Delegates, held during the APhA Annual Meeting.

The Speaker-elect of the APhA House of Delegates is elected every even year by the APhA House of Delegates. The Speaker-elect serves until the end of the Annual Meeting following his/her election, at which time he/she is installed as Speaker and serves for two additional years.

*With the exception of those members appointed to serve in the APhA House of Delegates, student pharmacists are not eligible to vote in the APhA Election. Per election guidelines, the list of eligible voters is finalized 30 days prior to the opening of the official voting period. Individuals who join APhA within 30 days of the opening of the official voting period are not eligible to vote in the current election.

 
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