Board of Directors & Committees

Self nominations are now open for OSPA Board of Director positions. Elections will take place in July 2023.  Follow this link to learn more: 

Bylaws Section 5. The duties of the Board of Directors are as follows:

(a) Elected and appointed Board members shall assist the president in setting the agenda for Board sessions; provide a communication link with other pharmacy associations and regional and county chapters of OSPA; assist in developing successful Board meetings; and help recruit candidates for future board positions.

(b) Each Board member, other than officers, shall participate in one or more OSPA committee or other projects, and shall participate in the recruitment of new OSPA members and the raising of funds for any pharmacist political action committee designated by the Board.

(c) Each Board member shall maintain a personal email address to facilitate communication between the OSPA office and the Board and among Board members.

(d) The Board shall appoint from among its members a Finance Committee.

(e) The Board shall appoint a Membership Committee led by a Board member.

(f) The Board shall have the authority to establish any committee, composed of active members, the Board deems advisable.

(g) Upon joining the Board of Directors, each director shall sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement and an agreement to avoid conflicts of interest.

(h) The Board of Directors shall review these Bylaws and the OSPA Constitution every three (3) years and, if necessary, appoint a Constitution and Bylaws Committee to propose any necessary changes to the membership at least sixty (60) days prior to the annual meeting as described in Article IX of the OSPA Constitution.

Bylaws Section 6.   The officers of OSPA shall, in addition to any additional duties that may be assigned, perform the following:

Duties of Officers.

  • (a). President. The President of the Oregon State Pharmacy Association:
    • Shall be a voting member of both the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors
    • Shall form and appoint members to ad-hoc committees, on an as needed basis, to address topics of concern to the profession.
    • Participate in the Budget and Finance Committee
    • Shall preside at all membership, Board of Directors and Executive Committee meetings
    • Shall monitor and be responsible for all OSPA committees
    • May appoint delegates to represent OSPA to other state or national associations, governmental and/or other commercial bodies.
    • Represents the OSPA by attending appropriate pharmacy-related events and activities.
    • Uses all forms of communication to relate issues and topics to OSPA membership and stakeholders.
    • Shall conduct the day-to-day affairs of OSPA in accordance with the OSPA Constitution, Bylaws, and adopted policies.
  • (b): Immediate Past – President:
    • Shall be a voting member of both the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors
    • Shall serve as the Liaison to the Oregon Society of Health Systems (OSHP) Board of Directors
    • Considers selection of upcoming committee members and chairs for standing committees.
  • (c): President-Elect. The President-Elect of the Oregon State Pharmacy Association:
    • Shall be a voting member of both the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors
    • Shall assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President, as well as those responsibilities assigned by the President or the Board.
    • Acknowledges the President-Elect position is a three-year commitment and acknowledgment of this commitment shall be addressed in written correspondence to the President prior to the election.
    • Shall assume the Office of President if the president for any reason fails to complete his or her term of office.

Constitution Section 1. The officers of OSPA shall be a President, a President-Elect, the Immediate Past-President and the Treasurer.  The President-Elect shall be elected annually for a term of one year and shall ascend automatically to the office of President and Immediate Past President, serving one year in each position.  The Treasurer shall be elected every two years for a two-year term.


If you are interested in joining one of the following committees, please contact the OSPA office at 503.582.9055 or email.

  • Annual Convention Planning Committee
  • Lane County Mid-Winter CE Seminar Planning Committee
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Pharmacy Month Planning Committee
  • Awards Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Events Planning Committee
  • Emergency Preparedness Committee
  • Fundraising Committee
  • Formulary Committee

Learn more about each of our Board of Directors by watching their videos here.

Board of Directors

Kevin Smith, PharmD (2022-2023)

President Elect
Dan Kennedy, RPh (2022-2023)

Immediate Past-President
Lincoln Alexander, PharmD (2022-2023)

Jeff Fortner, PharmD (2022-2024)

Regional Directors
(Elected for a two year term and may be re-elected for one additional term of two years)

Director-Northern Region
Amanda Meeker, PharmD (2021-2023)

Director-Central Valley/Coast
Tiina Andrews, PharmD (2021-2023)

Director – Central Oregon Region
Kevin Russell, RPh, MBA, BCACP (2021-2023)

Director – Southern Region
Matthew Yeates (2022-2024)

Director-Eastern Region
Laura Abell, PharmD (2020-2024)

Directors at Large
(Appointed for a two year term and may be reappointed for one additional term of two years, with exception of OSHP director who serves a one year term)

Director – Community Practice
Molly Bloom, PharmD (2019-2023)

Zack Korstian, PharmD (2022-2024)

Director-Hosp/Hlth Syst
Junior Lyman, PharmD, BCPS (2022-2023)

Director-Pacific University School of Pharmacy
Anita Cleven, PharmD, RPh (2020-2024)

Director-OSU College of Pharmacy
Lorinda Anderson, PharmD (2022-2024)

Director-Technician Academy

Student Directors
(Appointed for a 1 year term)

Director-Pacific University Student
LeAnn Phanakhone (2022-2023)

Director-OSU Student
Madeline Moss (2022-2023)

Executive Committee

Kevin Smith, PharmD

Dan Kennedy, RPh

Immediate Past President
Lincoln Alexander, PharmD

Jeff Fortner, PharmD

At-Large Director
Zack Korstian, PharmD

At-Large Director
Molly Bloom, PharmD

Membership Committee

Committee Chair
Molly Bloom, PharmD

Scholarship Committee

Committee Co-Chair
Anita Cleven, PharmD., RPh

Committee Co-Chair
Lorinda Anderson, PharmD

Events Committee

Annual Convention
Kevin Smith, PharmD

Annual Convention
Melissa Yokoyama, PharmD

Lane County CE Committee Co-Chair
Sharon Rask, RPh

Lane County CE Committee Co-Chair
Crystal Sharp, PharmD, MBA


OSPA Lobbyists & Committee Chairs
Niki Terzieff and Bill Cross

Josh Free, PharmD, MBA

Legislative Committee Chair
Amanda Meeker, PharmD

Pharmacy Practice Committee

Committee Chair
Dan Kennedy, RPh

Formulary Work Group
Arsalan Shah, PharmD, MBA

Emergency Preparedness Chair
Gary Miner, RPh

Senior Care Practice Chair
Si Simonson, PharmD, FASCP

Finance Committee

Committee Chair
Jeff Fortner, PharmD

Annual Awards Committee

Committee Chair
Tiina Andrews, PharmD