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.

2021-2022 KPhA Committees

Executive Committee
Joel Thornbury, Chair
Cathy Hanna
Chris Killmeier
Brooke Hudspeth
Misty Stutz
Ron Poole
Ben Mudd

Organizational Affairs 
The Organizational Affairs Committee shall consider matters related, 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
Michael Burleson
Judy Minogue
Ralph Bouvette
Pat Mattingly
Lewis Wilkerson
Cathy Hanna
Anthony Tagavi
Ben Mudd
Chad Corum
Joel Thornbury
Taylor Williams
Jeff Mills
Misty Stutz
Mark Taylor
Dale English
Trevor Ray
Emily Wilkerson

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.

Cassy Hobbs, Co-Chair
Martika Martin, Co-Chair
Joel Thornbury
Ronnah Alexander
Kim Croley
Holly Divine
Suzi Francis
Cathy Hanna
Alyson Roby
Lauren Adams
Tabithia Fischbeck
Kacee Hardeman
Candace McQueen
Samantha Copley
Misty Stutz
Steve Hart
Kyle Bryan
Joseph Mashni
Alex Bessler
Andrea Kramer
Alan Webb
Mark Taylor
Spencer Hirschi
Jill Smith
Amanda Smith
Chelsea Ingram
Nazila Abdul Rasool
Anna Ingle
Maleena Portman
Jean Pierre Mena
Abdul Mujib Rasool
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.
Ron Poole, Chair
Chris Harlow
Duane Parsons
Chris Clifton
Kim Croley
Trish Freeman
Bob Oakley
Joel Thornbury
Lewis Wilkerson
Don Kupper
Clay Rhodes
Cathy Hanna Ex-Officio

Budget & Audit
The Budget & Audit 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 adoption of an annual operating Budget; assure 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
Joel Thornbury
Sam Willett
Duane Parsons
Cathy Hanna
Ben Mudd
Brooke Hudspeth
Lance Mansfield
Misty Stutz
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.

Trish Freeman, Chair
Leon Claywell
Lauren Ford
Chris Killmeier
Matt Carrico
Kathy Detraz
Wes Rowe
Ralph Bouvette
David Figg
Kyle Bryan
Duane Parsons
Cory Smith
Scotty Reams
Shannon Stiglitz
Ron Poole
Tyler Frederick
Scott Hayes
Cody Sullivan
Abby Kosharek
Joel Thornbury
Cathy Hanna
Ronnah Alexander
Misty Stutz
John Fuller
Chris Harlow
Lance Mansfield
Alex Bessler
Brooke Taylor
Craig Martin
Jill Lee
Dustin Miracle
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.

Joel Thornbury, Co-Chair
Misty Stutz, Co-Chair

Kim Croley
Devin Wallace
Lynn Fuller
Nathan Hughes
Kelsie Handshoe
Chad Wrinn
Ellyn Schill
Matt Woodam-Ranson
Megan Ma
Cathy Hanna
Emma Sapp
Lakin Mills
Taylor Williams
Roderick Millner
Chad Corum
Chris Harlow
Amanda Smith
Samantha Rick
Maleena Portman
Kristen Meyer
Emalee Haynes
Rheagan Wills
Lisa Patton
Andrea Kramer
Kristen Blankenbecler
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, and no later than 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting.

Clark Kebodeaux, Chair
Misty Stutz
Kyle Harris
Cathy Hanna
Carla Barreiro
Sarah Vickey
Chrissy Spille
Judy Minogue
Steve Hart
Vincent Peak
Mike Burleson
Emma Sapp
Joel Thornbury
Brooke Hudspeth
Carla Barreiro
Sarah Lisenby
Duong Nguyen
Nazila Rasool
Layal Hammad
Dustin Miracle
Madeline Wermling
Chelsea Ingram
Kylea Pinion
Emily Wilkerson
Ben Mudd
Dan Yeager

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.    

JoAnne Taheri, Chair
Kim Croley
Lindsey Dunwoody
Kyle Harris
Adrienne Matson
Cathy Hanna
John Evans
Melissa Burgess
Katie Blain
Cliff Tsuboi
Blake Cantrell
Lindsey Smith-Hardin
Ethan Rowe
Rachel Hardin
Matthew Warren
Jordan Propst
Lynn Eckmann
Paula Miller
Rheagan Wills
Kamga Cynthia Olive
Emalee Haynes
Alonzo Clark
Jody Jaggers
Kristen Blankenbecler
Michele Pinkston