Founded in 1852, APhA is the largest association of pharmacists in the United States, with more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians as members.
The APhA Board of Trustees is responsible for broad direction setting of the Association. Policy for APhA and the profession of pharmacy as a whole is developed by the APhA House of Delegates that meets each year at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition. Day-to-day activities of the 130 dedicated APhA professional staff are led by Executive Vice President & CEO Thomas E. Menighan, BPharm, MBA, ScD (Hon) and the senior management team.
Working at APhA will allow you to meet your career goals and satisfy your desire for professional challenge. Whether through regular interaction with members and industry leaders, supporting continuing education for our membership, or by carrying out one of many other diverse projects: consider working at APhA.
In 1852, the Association elected both a Recording Secretary and a Corresponding Secretary. A few years later, these positions were merged into a single office called "Permanent Secretary," creating the first Chief Executive Officer. Read more about APhA's CEOs.