This award recognizes an individual who has promoted and encouraged pharmacists to attain leadership positions within pharmacy through example as role model and mentor. The pharmacist for whom the award is named – Gloria Niemeyer Francke, PharmD – personally exemplified the award’s criteria. Dr. Francke, 1986 APhA Honorary President and 1987 Remington Honor Medalist, inspired and mentored future leaders throughout her illustrious pharmacy career.
2016 recipient Michael Mone with APhA President
Lawrence "L.B." Brown
Any APhA Member whose efforts or activities have significantly contributed to promoting leadership in others shall be eligible for this award. The recipient of the APhA Gloria Niemeyer Francke Leadership Mentor Award will be an individual who has promoted and encouraged pharmacists to attain leadership positions within pharmacy through example as a role model and as a mentor. Nominations must be made by an APhA Member. Remington Medalists are not eligible.
The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete award nomination at the following link: Award Nomination Form
. The deadline for nominations is September 1
The nomination is to include the following items:
• A letter from the nominator describing the most important achievements of the nominee and explaining why the nominee meets the criteria for the award
• Letters of recommendation are optional; two (2) letters are preferred with a maximum of six (6) accepted
• A current CV or detailed resumé
The selection is made by the past recipients of the award.
Nature of Award
The Award consists of a crystal memento bearing the likeness of the APhA building and the name of the recipient, a complimentary APhA Annual Meeting registration, and reimbursement for meeting-related travel expenses, according to current travel policies and up to the maximum amount budgeted by APhA.
1995 Thomas R. Temple
1996 Rebecca Wheeler Chater
1997 JoLaine R. Draugalis
1998 William Arlyn Kloesel
1999 Melinda C. Joyce
2000 Dennis J. McCallian
2001 William A. Hopkins, Jr.
2002 Marianne R. Rollings
2003 Mary L. Euler
2004 Sister Margaret Wright
2005 Metta Lou Henderson
2006 Colonel John D. Grabenstein
2007 Nicholas G. Popovich
2008 Rebecca P. Snead
2009 Marialice S. Bennett
2010 Barbara G. Wells
2011 Julie K. Johnson
2012 Cynthia J. Boyle
2013 Douglas A. Miller
2014 Ralph L. Saroyan
2015 Todd D. Sorensen
2016 Michael A. Moné