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2020 Election Open Positions

Nominations are now closed.  The deadline for nominations was April 24, 2020.  Please contact Cindy Ziegler, Associate Director of Governance and Executive Office Operations with any questions.

President-Elect

Nominees for President-elect must be an active AACP member who holds the title of dean, associate dean or assistant dean.

  • 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  David D. Allen 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
  • Attend the Leadership Forum, Interim Meeting and Annual Meeting.
  • 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 Evan T. Robinson 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 Jennifer Danielson for more information.

Council of Faculties Chair-elect

Only current members of the Council of Faculties 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 Faculty 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 Sections to share visions, decide joint task forces and charges, and appoint those task forces  
  • 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 Daniel A. Brazeau for more information.

Council of Faculties - 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
  • attend the Leadership Forum

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Daniel A. Brazeau for more information.

Council of Sections - 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
  • attend the Leadership Forum

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Jennifer Danielson for more information.

Speaker of the House of Delegates

The Speaker-elect will be elected on even numbered years by the delegates present and voting in the final session of the House.

The Speaker

  • shall be the presiding officer of the House of Delegates and shall serve a term of office of two years following one year as Speaker-elect.
  • Shall serve as a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Submission Information

Election Nominations are now open.

  • 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

AACP Election Winners - 2019

Stuart T. Haines

AACP President-elect

Stuart T. Haines, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM
The University of Mississippi
Renae J. Chesnut

Council of Deans Chair-elect

Renae J. Chesnut, Ed.D., MBA, R.Ph.
Drake University
Debra L. Parker

Council of Deans Secretary of Knowledge Management

Debra L. Parker, R.Ph., Pharm.D.
The University of Findlay
Walter (Tommy) Smith

Council of Deans Administrative Board Representative

Walter (Tommy) Smith, Pharm.D., J.D.
Manchester University
Jennifer Trujillo

Council of Faculties Chair-elect

Jennifer Trujillo, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, CDE, BC-ADM
University of Colorado
Katherine Kelley

Council of Faculties Representative-at-Large

Katherine Kelley, Ph.D.
The Ohio State University
Pamela C. Heaton

Council of Sections Chair-elect

Pamela C. Heaton, Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati

Sections

Administrative Services

Chair-elect

Jennifer A. Henriksen, Pharm.D.
Manchester University

Secretary of Knowledge Management

Shauna M. Buring, Pharm.D.
University of Florida

Biological Sciences

Chair-elect

Diane M. Calinski, Ph.D.
Manchester University

Chemistry

Chair-elect

Anand Sridhar, Ph.D.
MCPHS University–Boston

Secretary of Knowledge Management

Patrice L. Jackson-Ayotunde, Ph.D.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Continuing Professional Development

Chair-elect

Julie Truong, Pharm.D. 
Keck Graduate Institute

Experiential Education

Chair-elect

Rucha Bond, Pharm.D. 
Virginia Commonwealth University

Library and Information Science

Chair-elect

Christopher S. Wisniewski, MSCR, Pharm.D.
Medical University of South Carolina

Secretary of Knowledge Management

Sherrill J. Brown, Pharm.D. 
The University of Montana

Pharmaceutics

Chair-elect

Deborah L. Elder, Pharm.D. 
The University of Georgia

Pharmacy Practice

Chair-elect

Kristi W. Kelley,Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCACP, CDE, BC-ADM
Auburn University

Secretary of Knowledge Management

Cynthia Moreau, Pharm.D.
Nova Southeastern University

Social and Administrative Sciences

Chair-elect

Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
East Tennessee State University

Secretary of Knowledge Management

Mary K. Gurney,  M.S., Ph.D., BCPA
Midwestern University/Glendale