The mission of KPhA is to advocate and advance the pharmacy profession to improve the health of Kentuckians.

KPhA Committees

Committees
 
The KPhA Board of Directors relies on committees to develop initiatives to drive the Association forward.

2022-2023 KPhA Committees

Executive Committee:
The Executive Committee shall act on behalf of the Board of Directors and make decisions only in emergencies, notifying the full Board of Directors of those decisions within two business days. Further, the Executive Committee shall meet only in the event that the full Board cannot meet within 24 hours or whatever is reasonable based on the situation. The Executive Committee may serve in an advisory capacity to the Executive Director in Human Resource matters. 

Cathy Hanna, Chair
Misty Stutz
Ronnah Alexander
Chris Killmeier
Brooke Hudspeth
Joel Thornbury
Ben Mudd

Organizational Affairs: 
The Organizational Affairs Committee shall consider matters related to, but not limited to, the internal affairs of the Association. These matters include soliciting and vetting nominations for Officers and the Board of Directors; and soliciting and vetting nominations for all awards except the Meritorious Service Award.

Sam Willett, Chair
Matt Martin
Michael Burleson
Judy Minogue
Ralph Bouvette
Pat Mattingly
Lewis Wilkerson
Cathy Hanna
Ben Mudd
Joel Thornbury
Taylor Williams
Misty Stutz
Dale English
Kyle Harris
Carla Barreiro
Cassy Hobbs
Trey Carter
Joey Gregory
Emily Wilkerson
Angela Gibson

Public Affairs:
The Public Affairs Committee shall include matters related, but not limited, to the practice of
pharmacy and its relationship to the general public.

Emma Sapp, Chair
Ronnah Alexander
Alan Webb
Kim Croley
Holly Divine
Cathy Hanna
Alyson Roby
Tabithia Fischbeck
Nathan Hughes
Misty Stutz
Steve Hart
Clifford Tsuboi
Matt Woodam
Cassy Hobbs
Sam Pilotte
Kylen Davis
Martika Martin
Jessica Mohler
Ben Mudd

Past Presidents Advisory:
The Past Presidents Advisory Committee shall consist of fifteen past Presidents/Chairs of the Board and shall serve in an advisory capacity to the current President of the Association. The President shall annually appoint a member of the Committee to serve as a voting member of the Board of Directors. This individual shall serve as Chair of the Committee during the organization year.

Joel Thornbury, Chair
Chris Harlow
Duane Parsons
Chris Clifton
Kim Croley
Trish Freeman
Bob Oakley
Ron Poole
Lewis Wilkerson
Don Kupper
Clay Rhodes
Cathy Hanna
Rick Slone
Jessika Chilton
Misty Stutz, Ex-Officio

Finance:
The Finance Committee shall consist of the President, President-Elect, Chair of the Board, Treasurer, Secretary, and one or more at-large member(s) of the Association. The Committee shall provide guidance to the KPhA Board of Directors by assuring the adoption of an annual operating budget; ensuring that an annual audit or related financial engagement of the accounts and financial records of the Association is conducted by an independent CPA and that the IRS 990 is filed; review and report of the Association's finances on at least a quarterly basis; and, perform other duties as required and/or as assigned by the Board in fulfillment of the Association's fiduciary responsibilities.

Chris Killmeier, Chair
Sam Willett
Duane Parsons
Cathy Hanna
Brooke Hudspeth
Lance Mansfield
Misty Stutz
Lakin Marr
Ronnah Alexander
Angela Gibson
Ben Mudd

Government Affairs:
The Government Affairs Committee shall consist of a minimum of eight active members, one student member, and one technician member and serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Directors. The Government Affairs Committee shall assist the Association with developing and maintaining a grassroots program to support the Association's government affairs initiatives and in raising awareness of and contributions to the Government Affairs Fund.

Craig Martin, Chair
Trish Freeman, Vice-Chair
Cathy Hanna
Joel Thornbury
Chris Killmeier
Matt Carrico
Kathy Detraz
Ralph Bouvette
David Figg
Kyle Bryan
Cory Smith
Scotty Reams
Shannon Stiglitz
Ron Poole
Scott Hayes
Ronnah Alexander
Misty Stutz
John Fuller
Lance Mansfield
Alex Bessler
Brooke Taylor
Jill Lee
Dustin Miracle
Steve Hart
Chad Downing
Lisa Patton
Kerri Johnson
Joe Mashni
Jordan Arnold
Jill Harrelson-Hiller
Ben Mudd

Membership Engagement:
The Membership Engagement Committee shall strive to engage and thereby grow membership (including new practitioners/students/technicians) by helping to identify, communicate and demonstrate the value of KPhA to new and existing members while seeking to build increased awareness of KPhA's mission and purpose throughout the profession. The Committee will recruit ambassadors and promote the core message that Membership Matters in OUR KPhA. The Committee shall develop the education delivered at the KPhA Annual Meeting & Convention and any live or at-home continuing education and trainings. The
President-Elect serves as Chair of this Committee.

Brooke Hudspeth, Chair
Misty Stutz, Ex-Officio
Kim Croley
Lynn Fuller
Matt Woodam
Emma Sapp
Lakin Marr
Lauren Williams
Jenna Brophy
Chad Corum
Rheagan Wills
Lisa Patton
Ron Poole
Sarah Lisenby
Kristin Meyer
Rachel Rister
Trey Carter
Emalee Hayes
Martika Martin
Jessica Mohler​
Ben Mudd

Professional Affairs:
The Professional Affairs Committee shall include matters related, but not limited, to, the practice of pharmacy and its relationship to the general public. This Committee is also responsible for vetting applications for the Board of Pharmacy nominees. Additionally, the Committee shall, in accordance with the Association's Bylaws, submit a written report of the Committee's activities and recommendations by May 1, no later than 30 days before the Annual Meeting.

Sarah Vickey, Chair
Clark Kebodeaux, Vice-Chair
Misty Stutz
Kyle Harris
Cathy Hanna
Judy Minogue
Steve Hart
Vincent Peake
Mike Burleson
Emma Sapp
Joel Thornbury
Brooke Hudspeth
Sarah Lisenby
Ronnah Alexander
Brooke Taylor
Cassy Hobbs
Nicole Barratiere
Matt Woodam
Ross Goetz
Eric Marr
Rachel Rister
Dustin Miracle
Jenna Brophy
Emily Wilkerson
Ben Mudd

Public Health:
The Public Health Committee shall assist the Association with respect to its partnership with the Kentucky Department of Public Health and related emergency preparedness activities. As well as, assist KPhA in its mission to advance the profession of pharmacy by monitoring the development of (Health Information Exchange) HIE via a formal committee interface with the state (GOHIE); drafting position papers and/or policy recommendations on HIE to the KPhA Board of Directors and/or House of Delegates; building awareness and education among pharmacists about HIE; and informing other provider networks what pharmacists can do.    

Lindsey Dunwoody, Chair
Melissa Burgess, Vice-Chair
JoAnne Taheri
Kim Croley
Kyle Harris
Adrienne Matson
Misty Stutz
Joseph Mashni
Cliff Tsuboi
Dale English
Lynn Eckmann
Jordan Propst
Paula Miller
Rheagan Wills
Lauren Williams
Maritka Martin
Jody Jaggers
Michele Pinkston
Ben Mudd

Pharmacy Work Environment Advisory Committee :
The Pharmacy Work Environment Advisory Committee was established at the August 18, 2021, meeting of the KPhA Board of Directors and shall be comprised of the following representatives:  a representative from the KY Board of Pharmacy, a representative designated by the American Pharmacy Services Corporation, a pharmacist representative working in the long-term care setting, a pharmacist representative working in the community retail setting (large chain), a pharmacist representative working in the community retail setting (grocer, mass merchant), a pharmacist representative working in a health system pharmacy, a pharmacy technician working in the community pharmacy, and up to 3 additional pharmacists (all of the above appointed by the KPhA President).

Shelley Roberts, Chair
Tony Tagavi
Mark Taylor
Nicole Barratiere
Jenny Wright
Sarah Hall Vickey
Brooke Strong
Jill Smith
Jill Rhodes
Spencer Hirschi
Misty Stutz
Alan Webb
Ben Mudd