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Committees (2018-2019)

Annual Conference–Abstract Review Subcommittee

Chair: Kayleigh Marx
Vice Chair:
John Bossaer
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  • Benjamin Andrick
  • Jason Barreto
  • Margaret Charpentier
  • Bryna Delman
  • Justina Frimpong
  • Arpita Gandhi
  • Steven Gilmore
  • Sara Kim
  • Katherine Morgan
  • Samantha Reiss
  • Danielle Schlafer
  • Marisela Tan
  • Colleen Westendorf-Overley
  • Shardae Young
  • Mark Zangardi

Annual Conference Committee

Chair: Katharine Kinsman
Vice Chair: Hillary Prescott
Board Liaison: Larry Buie
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  • Kelley Carlstrom
  • Jenna Carmichael
  • Sean Cosgriff
  • Morgan Gwynn
  • Julie Kennerly
  • Jacob Kettle
  • Cameron Ninos
  • Michael Oholendt
  • Melissa Quinn
  • Danielle Roman
  • Leslie Ward
  • Nicole Watts
  • Kristin Wheatley

Annual Conference Session Proposal Subcommittee

Chair: Devon Greer
Vice Chair: Brittney Shippee
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  • Brooke Adams
  • Young Bae
  • Sarah Balzar
  • Bonnie Boster
  • Marc Earl
  • Dwight Eplin
  • Kelly Gaertner
  • Stefanie Houseknecht
  • Jennifer LaFollette
  • Melissa Mackey
  • Anne McDonnell
  • Jennifer Pauley
  • Amber Proctor
  • Jeremy Sen
  • Teresa Thakrar
  • Catherine Wallace

BCOP Conference Programming Subcommittee

Chair: Jason Bergsbaken
Vice Chair: Jeanne McCarthy-Kaiser
Board Liaison: Larry Buie
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  • Mary Chi
  • Eric Chow
  • Richard Fong
  • Katie Gatwood
  • Megan Hinkley
  • Elizabeth Koselke
  • Diana Kostoff
  • Angela Michael
  • Jose Murillo
  • Maribel Pereiras
  • Scott Wirth

BCOP Item Writing Subcommittee

Chair: Christy Harris
Vice Chair: Amy Pick
Board Liaison: LeAnn Norris
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  • Lisa Grate
  • Jennifer Kwon
  • Chung-Shien Lee
  • Rebecca Parrow

Education Development Committee

Chair: Sara Butler
Vice Chair: Bonnie Labdi
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  • Megan Brafford May
  • Bradley Burton
  • Nicholas Chow
  • Jill Comeau
  • Maryjo Dixon
  • Shraddha Kansagra
  • Mary Mably
  • Sarah Wheeler

External/Professional Affairs Committee

Chair: Kate Jeffers
Vice Chair: Jaime Anderson
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  • Soniya Chandrasekhara
  • Renee Curtis-Freitag
  • Samuel Jacobson
  • Sarah Kraus
  • Puja Patel

Finance Committee

Chair: Jolynn Sessions
Vice Chair: Ryan Bookout
Board Liaison: Susan Liewer
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  • Val Adams
  • James Hoffman

Grant Reviewers Committee

Chair: Meghana Trivedi
Vice Chair: Pamala Pawloski
Board Liaison: Jolynn Sessions
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  • Kristine Crews
  • Cyrine Haidar
  • Hansen  Ho
  • Mark Kirstein
  • Kimberly Lau
  • Claire Mach
  • Jeannine McCune
  • Shanada Monestime
  • Alan Myers
  • Jacky Olin
  • Janelle Perkins
  • Brian Primeaux

Leadership Development Subcommittee

Chair: Phil Johnson
Vice Chair: Rebecca Fahrenbruch
Board Liaison: Ryan Bookout
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  • Sandra Cuellar
  • Raj Duggal
  • Dave Henry
  • Cindy O'Bryant
  • John Orr-Skirvin
  • Alexandra Shillingburg
  • Steve Stricker

Needs Assessment Committee

Chair: Carolyn Oxencis
Vice Chair: Debra Chibroski
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Mentor: Eve Segal

  • Alison Duffy
  • Joseph Kalis
  • Darren Luon
  • Kristen McCullough
  • Lauren McGinty
  • Kate Reichert
  • Amber Rexwinkle
  • Eve Segal
  • Tina Tweedley

Patient Outreach Committee

Chair: Kellie Weddle
Vice Chair: Jill Rhodes
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  • James Connelly
  • Andrea Dickens
  • Mandy Gatesman
  • Jordan Hill
  • Julianne Orr
  • Mark Peters
  • Jennifer Powers
  • Eris Tollkuci
  • Andrew Throne
  • Arin Whitman

Public Policy Committee

Chair: Timothy Tyler
Vice Chair: Sarah Hudson-DiSalle
Board Liaison: Ryan Bookout
Past-President: Susannah Koontz
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  • Justin Arnall
  • Mark Hamm
  • Megan Hartranft
  • Ali McBride
  • Taylor Monson
  • Elizabeth Rogers
  • Kathryn Schiavo
  • Rebecca Tombleson

Research–Practice Outcomes & Professional Benchmarking Cmt

Chair: Vicky Brown
Vice Chair: Amy Seung
Board Liaison: Sally Barbour
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Mentor: Robert Ignoffo

  • Maurice Alexander
  • Paul Cockrum
  • Vineet Gopinathan
  • Patricia Grunwald
  • Benyam Muluneh
  • Ginah Nightingale
  • Kerry Parsons
  • Grazyna Riebandt
  • Angela Urmanski

Tools & Resources Committee

Chair: Caren Hughes
Vice Chair: David DeRemer
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  • Leah Edenfield
  • Rachel Elsey
  • Heidi Finnes
  • Jerline Hsin
  • Andrea Iannucci
  • Jared Matya
  • Rachel McDevitt
  • Abby Miske
  • Elizabeth Pritchard
  • Angela Wood

Task Forces

President 
Ryan Bookout
PharmD BCOP BCPS

President-Elect
Susanne Liewer
PharmD BCOP FHOPA

Immediate Past President
Susannah Koontz
PharmD BCOP FHOPA

Treasurer
Jolynn Knoche Sessions
PharmD BCOP CPP

Secretary
Sally Yowell Barbour
PharmD BCOP CPP FHOPA

At-large Board Member
Larry W. Buie
PharmD BCOP FASHP

At-large Board Member
Heidi D. Finnes
PharmD BCOP

At-large Board Member
LeAnn B. Norris
PharmD FCCP BCPS BCOP

At-large Board Member
Jeremy Whalen
PharmD BCOP

Michael Bourisaw

Executive Director
Michael Bourisaw

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