APhA Elections

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Apply for a position on the APhA Board or Academy Office by October 1st.
The applications for the 2015 APhA Election are now available. Applicants must apply by October 1, 2014, and successful applicants will be slated into the 2015 APhA Election, which kicks off at APhA2015 in San Diego, CA. 
2015 APhA Election Timeline
October 1, 2014 - Application deadline for the 2015 APhA election cycle
November/December 2014 - APhA Committee on Nominations meets; election slate announced
March 27-30, 2015 - Slated candidates attend APhA2015 in San Diego, California
March 30, 2015 - May 25, 2015 - Voting period for 2015 election
July 2015 - 2015 APhA election results announced
March 2016 - Successfully elected candidates installed at APhA2016 in Baltimore, Maryland
APhA Board of Trustees available positions: 
APhA-APRS available positions:
APhA-APPM available positions:

The 2014 APhA Election is now closed.  Election results will be announced August 2014.

Review the 2014 APhA Voter's Guide and learn more about the 2014 APhA Board & Academy candidates.

Watch the 2014 APhA President-elect and Board of Trustee candidate videos to see where they stand on the issues.

APhA President-elect Candidates for the 2015-2016 Term
Jean-Venable “Kelly” Goode, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA, FCCP, of Richmond, VA
Michael A. Pavlovich, PharmD, FAPhA, of Long Beach, CA

APhA Board of Trustees Pair I Candidates (2015-2018)
Daniel E. Buffington, PharmD, MBA, FAPhA, of Tampa, FL
Dennis K. Helling, PharmD, DSc (Hon), FCCP, FASHP, FAPhA, of Denver, CO

APhA Board of Trustees Pair II Candidates (2015-2018)
Robert Greenwood, BSPharm, of Waterloo, IA
Linda Garrelts MacLean, BA, BSPharm, of Spokane, WA

Honorary President Candidate (2015-2016)
Metta Lou Henderson, BSPharm, MS, PhD, of Tucson, AZ

Executive Committee Member-at-Large:
Pair One:

Michael J. Schuh, BS, PharmD, MBA, of Jacksonville, FL
Stephen W. Wickizer BPharm, PharmD, FAPhA, of Knoxville, TN

Pair Two:
Bella H. Mehta, PharmD, RPh, of Columbus, OH
Timothy Robert Ulbrich, PharmD, RPh, of Rootstown, OH

Pair Three:
Jean Cottrell, PharmD, CGP, of Clifton Park, NY
Amy K. Kennedy, PharmD, of Tucson, AZ

New Practitioner Officer:
Phillip Lawrence, PharmD, of Farmington, UT
Deanna Tran, PharmD, of Hanover, MD

Edward M. Bednarczyk, PharmD, FCCP, of Buffalo, NY
Robert DiCenzo, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, of Albany, NY

Basic Sciences Chair-elect:
Anthony J. Di Pasqua, PhD, of Fort Worth, TX

Clinical Sciences Chair-elect:
Darius Mason, PharmD, BCPS, of Rensselaer, NY

ESAS Chair-elect:
Kevin C. Farmer, RPh, PhD, of Edmond, OK
Salisa C. Westrick, BSPharm, MS, PhD, of Auburn University, AL

Postgraduate Officer:
Jill Augustine, PharmD, MPH, of Tucson, AZ
Parth D. Shah, PharmD, of Carrboro, NC

Timeline for the 2014 APhA Elections
May 28, 2014 – e-Ballots released to APhA members
July 9, 2014 (12:00 pm EDT noon) – Deadline to cast your vote
August 2014 – Election results certified and announced

About APhA Elections

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 ballots go out to the APhA membership in late May/early June, with a deadline for receipt of ballots of late July. The Honorary President of APhA is also included in the ballot for the Board of Trustees. Members have the option to vote either online or via paper ballot.

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 appointed by the APhA President. Candidates for the Board of Trustees are slated by the APhA Committee on Nominations in late January and are introduced to Annual Meeting attendees at the First Session of the APhA House of Delegates. Annual Meeting attendees also have an opportunity to meet these candidates at two sessions of "Meet the Candidates for the Board of Trustees".

The Speaker-elect of the APhA House of Delegates is elected by the APhA House of Delegates and the election is held every even year. The Speaker-elect serves until the end of the next Annual Meeting following election at which time he/she is installed in the Office of Speaker and serves for two years.

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 election slates for these two academies are finalized in January.

The Officers of the APhA Academy of Students of Pharmacy (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 Presidents of the three APhA Academies as well as the Speaker of the APhA House of Delegates are voting members of the APhA Board of Trustees.

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