As a regional officer, the APhA-ASP Regional Member-at-large is responsible for responding to the needs of the general membership within their APhA-ASP region. They work to ensure adequate communication between chapters in regards to membership, patient care, and APhA-ASP/IPSF activities. The Regional Member-at-large position provides student pharmacists with opportunities to increase their involvement within APhA-ASP on a regional and national level, interact with students and practitioners from across the country, and impact the future of pharmacy through active involvement in APhA-ASP.
The Regional Member-at-large also has the opportunity to attend the APhA-ASP Regional Officer Meeting held each January in Washington, DC and has responsibilities at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition and APhA-ASP Midyear Regional Meeting.
Activities throughout the year…
Each Regional Member-at-large maintains intraregional communication with chapter leaders regarding a variety of APhA-ASP activities by utilizing the regional newsletter and Facebook events. In addition to these duties, the Regional Member-at-large is responsible for coordinating the APhA-ASP Member Recognition Program. The APhA-ASP Member Recognition Program was created to encourage chapters to recognize an outstanding member at a regional level. The Regional Member-at-large coordinates program specifics and provides information regarding the program to chapter presidents and advisors within each region.
APhA-ASP Regional Officer Meeting
The APhA-ASP Regional Officer Meeting is typically held the first full weekend of January in Washington, DC. At this meeting, the eight Regional Members-at-large receive training in all aspects of their responsibilities. They set goals, develop timelines, learn about APhA and APhA-ASP programming, develop their presentation skills, and discuss new ideas.
In addition to providing the groundwork for the year, the meeting also provides an opportunity to network with other APhA-ASP Regional Officers, the National Executive Committee, and Staff. Full reimbursement for meeting-related expenses is provided.
APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition
Regional Members-at-large serve as the APhA-ASP Reference Committee, making recommendations to the APhA-ASP House of Delegates on the proposed resolutions. They also serve as alternate delegates to the APhA House of Delegates, and as hosts for the APhA-ASP Welcoming Social.
For more information regarding the APhA-ASP Regional Member-at-large position, please contact:
Crystal Atwell, PharmD, Director, Student Development, email@example.com