Volunteer Committees

MEETING CADENCE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR 2022-2023 CYCLE

Education

Focus: Identify and meet the continuing education interests of the Arizona-licensed and certified pharmacy professionals and develop and review the program topics and recruit new funding opportunities.

Goal: Formulate and recommend educational plans meeting the ACPE requirements, matching the membership’s interests, and overseeing the organization of CE program/event.

Meeting Cadence: 4th Wednesday of the month @7:05AM 

 

Legislative Affairs

Focus: Propose, develop, evaluate, monitor, review, and interpret proposed and actual legislation, rules and regulations affecting the pharmacy profession in the state of Arizona, with special emphasis and activity during the Arizona State Legislative Session.

Goal: Ensure that the profession’s perspective as it affects public health is communicated and understood, and that our voice for the profession is heard.

Meeting Cadence: 1st Wednesday of the month @12:05PM

Membership Services

Focus: Develop recruitment and retention methods and plans, and evaluate member services and programs and to increase AzPA membership and participation and engagement.

Goal: Recruit members and promote participation within the organization, as well as promote the benefits offered to members to enhance member retention, maintaining a strong and effective organization of pharmacy professionals.

Meeting Cadence: 4th Tuesday of the month @12:05PM 

Mentor Connection Program

Focus:  Designed with the vision of building relationships, furthering professional networks, and strengthening continuous professional development on behalf of both mentors and mentees.

Goals:

  • Promote personal and professional development of pharmacy students beyond curricular goals
  • Provide direction, foster confidence, and instill values needed to develop professionally
  • Create an engaging environment that instills renewed enthusiasm within the profession
  • Cultivate long-term relationships that evolve with time and are mutually beneficial

Meeting Cadence: 2nd Thursday of the month @7:05AM 

Marketing/Communication

Focus: Oversee the communications modes to the pharmacy professionals of Arizona including but not limited to the website, the weekly e-newsletter the Arizona News Flash, and the Arizona Journal of Pharmacy, AzPA’s quarterly journal & social media platforms.

Goal: Keep the Arizona pharmacy community informed in a timely and effective manner.

Meeting Cadence: 3rd Tuesday of the month @12:05PM

PharmPAC

Focus: The Pharmacist Political Action Committee is charged to create intentional relationships with political figures such as legislators and government officials who advocate and promote the pharmacy profession.

Goal: increase support and enhance legislative action that aligns with the mission of pharmacy in Arizona.

Meeting Cadence: Varies-Does not meet monthly

Special Projects/Task Force Groups

Focus: Work on special projects as needed by the Board of Directors and/or committees.

Examples: 

  • BPS: Explore methods to engage BPS certified pharmacists as well as those seeking BPS certification through innovative leadership and educational opportunities
  • Scope of Practice: Assist in the development the strategic priorities for pharmacist and technician scope of practice expansion in Arizona
  • Community Pharmacy Sustainability: Assist in the development of sound policy and legislative priorities for issues impacting community pharmacy viability
  • Special Events: Help AzPA staff coordinate and plan special events such as Annual Convention

Meeting Cadence: Varies-Does not meet monthly

Foundation

Focus: Assist the Arizona Pharmacy Foundation  Board of Directors in planning successful fundraising events to provide the finances necessary to support its mission and programs.

Programs Supported:

  • PAPA
  • Prescription Drug Abuse Education and Proper Medication Disposal

Meeting Cadence: Varies-Does not meet monthly

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