Elections

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2019 Election Open Positions

Nominations are closed for the following leadership positions in 2019–2020.

President-Elect

Nominees for President-elect must be an active AACP faculty member who does not hold the title of dean, associate dean, assistant dean or equivalent administrative title.

  • Is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s Board of Directors and commits to serving on the board for three years
  • In the absence or disability of the President, the President-elect performs all duties of the President and when so acting is subject to all the same restrictions.
  • Chairs the Strategic Planning Committee
  • Serves as a member of Finance Committee
  • Serves as a member of the board of the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE)
  • Attends an executive leadership program in association management with the EVP/CEO
  • Appoints volunteers to the committees of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Performs other duties as requested by the President or Board of Directors
  • Represents the Association at AACP/NABP District Meetings

Please contact Immediate Past President Steven A. Scott for more information.

Council of Deans Chair-elect
  • Serve as a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s Board of Directors and commits to serving on the board for three years
  • Serve as a member of the COD Administrative Board of the Council and commits to serving on the Council for three years.
  • Assumes the duties of the Chair in the event of the latter's absence at regular meetings.
  • If the office of Chair becomes vacant, the Chair-elect completes the unexpired term of the office and the office of Chair-elect remains vacant until the next regularly scheduled election
  • Serve on AACP Strategic Planning Committee

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Anne Y. Lin for more information.

Council of Sections Chair-elect

Only current members of the Council of Sections may be nominated as the Chair-elect

  • Serves as a member of the Council’s Administrative Board for a three year term
  • Serves as a representative of this Council on the Board of Directors of the Association 
  • At the conclusion of the annual business meeting of the Section at the Annual Meeting, the Chair-elect shall assume the duties and responsibilities of Chair until the conclusion of the annual business meeting the following year.
  • Attend the Leadership Forum, Interim Meeting and Annual Meeting 
  • Work with the current Chair to develop a focus for the Council for the following year
  • Collaborate with the Chair-elect for the Council of Deans and the Chair-elect for the Council of Faculties to share visions, decide joint task forces and charges, and appoint those task forces  
  • Serves on the New Investigator Award (NIA) committee and contributes to the decision making process for NIA awards.
  • Assumes the Chair’s duties and responsibilities in the event of the latter’s absence at meetings of the Section or of the Association, or in the event of the death, resignation, or incapacity of the Chair 
  • Serves on the Strategic Panning Committee and additional Council or Board committees or assist in other capacities, as needed

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Steven C. Stoner for more information.

Council of Deans - Secretary of Knowledge Management

The Secretary of Knowledge Management shall be elected by the Council to a two-year term, beginning with the termination of the annual meeting.  The Secretary of Knowledge Management may be re-elected to serve additional terms.  The Secretary of Knowledge Management shall serve the Council by collecting the group's knowledge assests and sharing the knowledge assets within the group's Community in AACP Connect.  This consists of keeping record of the minutes of all business meetings as well as the group's other work products.  Other work products include but are not limited to committee and/or taskforce reports, standing rules of procedures, policies and guidelines.

Specific duties:

  • Implement, support, and reinforce AACP's knowledge management processes within the Council
  • work with AACP staff to ensure that meeting minutes and other work products are properly uploaded to the group's Community document library in AACP Connect
  • assist the Council to understand the importance of knowledge management and support a culture of knowledge capturing and sharing
  • work to capture the historical context of the Council by promoting the recording and sharing of expertise and experience within the group by utilizing their Community's document library and discussion board in AACP Connect
  • record and dissmeniate the minutes of the business meetings within 30 days of the meeting, and sercve as the communications person for all administrative activites of the Council

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Anne Lin for more information.

Council of Deans - Administrative Board Representative

The Council elects one representative from its membership to serve as a liaison between the Administrative Board and the members of the Council.  The term of office shall be two years.  No representative may be elected to successive terms.  The Administrative Board Representative will chair the Council's Resolutions Committee.

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Anne Lin for more information.

Submission Information

Election Nominations are now closed. 

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Biographical sketch (up to 250 words maximum; in Word format)
  • Letter of  Interest (maximum two pages, single spaced)
  • Photo (jpeg or tiff format at 300 dpi or greater; either black and white or color)

Please contact Cindy Ziegler, Associate Director of Governance and Executive Office Operations, with any questions or for more information.

Responsibilities for All Board Level Positions

Subject to the limits set by the Bylaws, assumes leadership responsibilities for AACP, including but not limited to:

  • Adopting the annual budget and maintaining fiduciary responsibility for the Association
  • Proposing membership dues for submission to the House of Delegates for Approval
  • Approving institutional membership requests for final action by House of Delegates
  • Leads by examples and is a representative of the Association’s membership
  • Serve as liaisons to various governance groups
  • Serves as a leader (point person) to provide insight regards issues facing the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy to the membership as a whole
  • Assists the officers in providing oversight on the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s future direction in meeting the goals of the Association and membership growth
  • Knows the issues before the Board and House of Delegates
  • Seeks and respects the opinions of other Directors
  • Looks for sound and innovative solutions on behalf of the Association
  • Works to develop consensus
  • Participates actively in Board meetings and the governance of the Association

2018 Election Winners

Anne Y. Lin

AACP President-elect

Anne Y. Lin. Pharm.D.
Notre Dame of Maryland University

David P. Zgarrick

AACP Treasurer

David P. Zgarrick, Ph.D.
Northeastern University

Wanda T. Maldonado

Council of Deans Chair-elect

Wanda T. Maldonado, Pharm.D.
University of Puerto Rico

Adam M. Persky

Council of Faculties Chair-elect

Adam M. Persky, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jamie L. Wagner

Council of Faculties Secretary of Knowledge Management

Jamie L. Wagner, Pharm.D.
The University of Mississippi

Bernadette K. Brown

Council of Sections Chair-elect

Bernadette K. Brown, Pharm.D.
Butler University

Timothy Bloom

Council of Sections Secretary of Knowledge Management

Timothy Bloom, Ph.D.
Shenandoah University

Sections

Administrative Services

Chair-elect

Jennifer L. Adams, Pharm.D. 
Idaho State University

Biological Sciences

Chair-elect

Lila P. LaGrange, Ph.D.
University of the Incarnate Word

Secretary of Knowledge Management

Ajay K. Bommareddy, Ph.D. 
Wilkes University

Chemistry

Chair-elect

Guiseppe Gumina, Ph.D. 
Presbyterian College

Continuing Professional Development

Chair-elect

Hoai-An Truong, Pharm.D. 
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Secretary of Knowledge Management

Paige Clark, B.S. 
Oregon State University

Experiential Education

Chair-elect

Kim D. Tanzer, Pharm.D. 
Western New England University

Secretary of Knowledge Management

Lindsey Welch, Pharm.D. 
The University of Georgia

Library and Information Science

Chair-elect

Rebecca Hoover, Pharm.D. 
Idaho State University

Pharmaceutics

Chair-elect

Asish K. Dutta, Ph.D. 
Notre Dame of Maryland University

Secretary of Knowledge Management

Bill J. Bowman, Ph.D. 
Midwestern University/Glendale

Pharmacy Practice

Chair-elect

Jill S. Borchert, Pharm.D. 
Midwestern University/Downers Grove

Social and Administrative Sciences

Chair-elect

Jamie C. Barner, Ph.D.
The University of Texas at Austin