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Committees (2020-2021)

Annual Conference–Abstract Review Subcommittee

Chair: Colleen Westendorf-Overley
Vice Chair: Bryna Delman

Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison:

  • Anne McDonnell
  • Chris Selby
  • Danielle Schlafer
  • Jared Borlagdan
  • Justin Tossey
  • Adam Dipippo
  • Osama Abdelghany
  • Sara Kim
  • Hansen Ho
  • Tim Peterson
  • Mark Zangardi

Annual Conference Committee

Chair: Kristin Held Wheatley
Vice Chair: Danielle Roman
Board Liaison: LeAnne Kennedy
Staff Liaison:

  • Ikaterina Kachur
  • Cynthia Herrera
  • Tristan Maiers
  • Maribel Pereiras
  • Eve Segal
  • Jennifer LaFollette
  • Brooke Adams
  • Morgan Gwynn
  • Mary Young
  • Kate Jeffers
  • Hillary Prescott

Annual Conference Session Proposal Subcommittee

Chair: Justina Frimpong
Vice Chair: Amber Cipriani
Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison:

  • Rachel Gerstein
  • Mya Merrow
  • Young Bae
  • Catherine Wallace
  • Jade Kutzke
  • Andrea Levoir
  • Alyssa Heiden
  • Latha Radhakrishnan

BCOP Conference Programming Subcommittee

Chair: Katie Gatwood
Vice Chair: Kayleigh Marx
Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison:

  • Samantha Reiss
  • Diana Kostoff
  • Megan Hinkley
  • Nicole Watts
  • Teresa Thakrar
  • Katharine Kinsman
  • Steven Gilmore
  • Sarah Hoffman
  • Jared Freml
  • Richard Fong

BCOP Item Writing Subcommittee

Chair: Jennifer Kwon
Vice Chair: Mohamed Sadek
Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison:

  • Robert Cade
  • Hetal Patel
  • Christy Harris
  • Emily Kathol
  • Ling Yin

Education Development Committee

Chair:Shraddha Kansagra
Vice Chair: Mary Mably
Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison:

  • Dennis Marjoncu
  • Amber Rexwinkle
  • Ashley Barlow
  • Kelly Gaertner
  • Ryan Beechinor
  • Sarah Wheeler

External/Professional Affairs Committee

Chair: Sarah Cimino
Vice Chair: Nicholas Kar-Wei Chow
Staff Liaison:

  • Amanda Brahim
  • Rose Cheng
  • Kelley Carlstrom
  • Cameron Czech

Finance Committee

Chair: Patrick Medina
Vice Chair: David DeRemer
Board Liaison: Larry Buie, David DeRemer, Patrick Medina
Staff Liaison:

  • Val Adams
  • James Hoffman

Grant Reviewers Committee

Chair: Alan Myers
Vice Chair: Kristine Crews
Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison:

  • Jeannine McCune
  • Michael Buege
  • Cyrine Haidar
  • Mark Kirstein
  • Ginah Nightingale
  • Matthew Lei
  • Ronald Fleming
  • Shanada Monestime
  • Melanie Lam
  • Katherine Robinson

Leadership Development Subcommittee

Chair: Andrew Orr-Skirvin
Vice Chair: Alex Shillingburg
Board Liaison: David DeRemer
Staff Liaison:

  • Jane Pruemer
  • Cindy O'Bryant
  • Jocelyn Mohs
  • Raj Duggal
  • Megan Dillaman
  • Julianne Darling
  • Ashley Arcara

Needs Assessment Committee

Chair: Joseph Kalis
Vice Chair: Kristen McCullough
Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison:

  • Andrew Kowalski

Patient Outreach Committee

Chair: Jennifer Powers
Vice Chair: James Connelly
Board Liaison: Susanne Liewer

  • Lauren Shinn
  • Stephanie Sutphin
  • Chelsea Gustafson
  • Jordan Hill
  • Kathy Edwards
  • Kellie Weddle
  • Laura Cannon
  • Megan May
  • Stephen Lirette
  • Angela Wood
  • Marin Abousaud

Public Policy Committee

Chair: Mark Hamm
Vice Chair: Kathryn Schultz
President: David DeRemer
Past-President: Susan Liewer
President Elect:Larry W. Buie

  • Megan Hartranft
  • Helen Marshall
  • Ali McBride
  • Sarah Hudson-DiSalle
  • Jeffrey Pilz
  • Taylor Monson

Research–Practice Outcomes & Professional Benchmarking Cmt

Chair: Shannon Hough
Vice Chair: Stephen Harnicar
Board Liaison: Lisa Davis
Staff Liaison:

  • Benjamin Andrick
  • Alicia Gesenhues
  • Angela Urmanski
  • Grazyna Riebandt
  • Robert Mancini
  • Zahra Mahmoudjafari
  • Maurice Alexander
  • Stephanie Willenbring
  • Anand Khandoobhai
  • Sarah Stump
  • Ryan Naseman
  • Paul Cockrum
  • Mahta Mahmoudieh

Tools & Resources Committee

Chair: Rachel McDevitt
Vice Chair: Jerline Hsin
Board Liaison: Sally Yowell Barbour
Staff Liaison:

  • Seema Ganatra
  • Jasmin Eugene
  • Kejal Amin
  • Joanna Huang
  • Devon Greer
  • Brandon Shank
  • Andrea Iannucci
  • Rachel Elsey

Task Forces

President
David DeRemer
PharmD BCOP FCCP FHOPA

President Elect
Larry W. Buie
PharmD BCOP FASHP

Past President
Susanne Liewer
PharmD BCOP FHOPA

Treasurer
Patrick Medina
PharmD BCOP

Secretary
Sally Yowell Barbour
PharmD BCOP CPP FHOPA

Board Member at Large
Lisa Davis
PharmD BCOP BCPS

At-large Board Member
LeAnne Kennedy
PharmD BCOP CPP FHOPA

Board Member at Large
Emily Mackler
PharmD BCOP 

At-large Board Member
Jeremy Whalen
PharmD BCOP

Stacy Sochacki

Interim Executive Director
Stacy Sochacki

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