Governance and Leadership

The APhA Board of Trustees is responsible for broad direction setting of the Association and development of APhA’s Vision and Mission statements and the Strategic Plan.

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. The House is comprised of representatives from all major national pharmacy organizations, state pharmacy associations, federal pharmacy and APhA’s three academies:

Senior Staff

Day-to-day activities of the 130 dedicated APhA professional staff are led by Executive Vice President & CEO Scott Knoer, MS, PharmD, FASHP, and the senior management team:

Ilisa Bernstein, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Practice and Government Affairs (bio)
202-429-7533

Frank Fortin, CAE, Senior Vice President, Communications and Member Engagement (bio)
202-223-7189

Joseph J. Janela, Chief Financial Officer (bio)     
202-429-7545

Elizabeth K. Keyes, Chief Operating Officer (bio)     
202-429-7597

Scott Knoer, Chief Executive Officer (bio)     
202-429-7567

Jule Miller, Senior Vice President, Human Resources     
202-429-7502

Mitchel C. Rothholz, Chief Strategy Officer (bio)     
202-429-7549

Complete list of APhA headquarter department contacts:

Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science; Academy of Pharmacy Practice & Management

Margaret Tomecki, Director, Practice & Science Academies    
202-429-6313

APhA Foundation; Capital Campaign

Mary L. McMahon, CFRE, Director of Development, APhA Foundation    
202-429-7534

Board of Pharmacy Specialties

Bill M. Ellis, Executive Director
202-429-7195

Books & Electronic Products

Janan Sarwar, PharmD, Director, Content Development
202-558-2730

Parisa Vatanka, Senior Director, Corporate Alliances
202-497-5358

Capital Campaign

Elizabeth Keyes
202-429-759

Careers; Chain Pharmacy Relations

Christopher McKerrow Director, Corporate Alliances
202-429-8733 or 202-591-5336

Editorial Department - Pharmacist.com News

Mary Warner, Senior Director, Periodicals    
202-429-6316

Liz Haberkorn, Managing Editor    
202-429-6312

Loren Bonner, Senior Editor    
202-448-8728

Rachel Balick, Reporter    
202-429-7519

Education

Daniel Zlott, Vice President, Professional Education Resources, Education
202-760-3828

General Education Questions
1-800-237-2742

Licensed Partner Coordinators

Misty Knack, Associate Director, Advanced Training
202.429.7512

Webinars - APhA-ASP & APhA-NPN (Students & New Practitioners)

Lynette Plowden, Senior Manager, Student & New Practitioner Meetings and Operations
202-429-7514

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Kathi Gollwitzer, Senior Manager, Executive Office & Human Resources Operations
202-794-2193

Federal Pharmacists

Elizabeth Keyes, Chief Operating Officer
202-429-7597

Windy Christner, Senior Director, Meetings and Expo
202-429-7513

Finance

Joseph J. Janela, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration
202-429-7545

Christopher Arnold, Senior Director, Accounting & Financial Operations
202-429-7506   

Government Affairs

Alicia Kerry Mica, Senior Lobbyist
202-429-7507

Historical Building Tours

Kathi Gollwitzer, Senior Manager, Executive Office & Human Resources Operations  

House of Delegates

Wendy Gaitwood, Project Manager, Governance & Executive Office
202-429-7572

Human Resources

Iris Armaou, Associate Director, Compensation & Benefits    
202-429-7577

Library/Knowledge Management

Gwen Norheim, Senior Knowledge Management Specialist
202-429-7524

Marketing

Meredith Jannsen, Senior Director, Marketing
202-429-7531

Membership

For individual inquiries regarding membership activation, renewals, or payments, please contact infocenter@aphanet.org or 800-237-APhA (2742) ext. 2.

Meetings

Todd McDonald, Director, Meeting Services and Special Events 
202-429-7547

Newsroom

Frank Fortin, Sr VP, Communications and Member Engagement
202-223-7189

Pharmacy Practice

Ilisa Bernstein, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Practice and Government Affairs
202-429-7753

Policy

Ilisa Bernstein, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Practice and Government Affairs
202- 429-7753

Political Action

Mary-Ryan Douglass, Associate Director, Grassroots Advocacy & PAC    
202- 223-7181

Research

Gina Scime, Associate Director, Market Research     
202-429-6305

Shop APhA

Robert Hodges, Associate Director, Publication Sales & Marketing
202-429-7560

State Relations

Mitchel Rothholz, Chief Strategy Officer
202-429-7549

Student & New Practitioner Development - APhA-ASP & APhA NPN

Keith Marciniak, Senior Director, Student & New Practitioner Development

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