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Committees (2019-2020)

Annual Conference–Abstract Review Subcommittee

Chair: John Bossaer
Vice Chair: Colleen Westendorf-Overley

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  • Sara Kim
  • Bryna Delman
  • Tim Peterson
  • Shardae Young
  • Anne McDonnell
  • Hansen Ho
  • Mark Zangardi
  • Danielle Schlafer
  • Jessie Signorelli
  • Teresa Rushing
  • Osama Abdelghany
  • Benjamin Andrick
  • Adam Dipippo
  • Chris Selby
  • Jason Ernstberger

Annual Conference Committee

Chair: Katharine Kinsman
Vice Chair: Kristin Held Wheatley
Board Liaison: Larry Buie
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  • Julie Kennerly-Shah
  • Danielle Roman
  • Jennifer Pauley
  • Kelley Carlstrom
  • Melissa Bourque
  • Morgan Gwynn
  • Jennifer LaFollette
  • Hillary Prescott
  • Nicole Watts
  • Jacob Kettle
  • Eve Segal
  • Leslie Ward
  • Brooke Adams
  • Mary Young
  • Jessica Goldsby

Annual Conference Session Proposal Subcommittee

Chair: Brittney Shippee
Vice Chair: Young Bae
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  • Craig Freyer
  • Thu Oanh Dang
  • Teresa Thakrar
  • Justina Frimpong
  • Amber Proctor
  • Alexander Olinger
  • Alyssa Heiden
  • Gayle Blouin
  • Amanda Ouzts
  • Catherine Wallace
  • Erin Kelley
  • Ekim Ekinci
  • Justin Tossey
  • Michelle Deluca Fraley
  • Mya Merrow

BCOP Conference Programming Subcommittee

Chair: Jeanne McCarthy-Kaiser
Vice Chair: Katie Gatwood
Board Liaison: Larry Buie
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  • Megan Hinkley
  • Diana Kostoff
  • Richard Fong
  • Jill Comeau
  • Stacy Prelewicz
  • Tina Tweedley
  • Jared Freml
  • Katherine Morgan
  • Samantha Reiss
  • Kayleigh Marx
  • Colleen Timlin

BCOP Item Writing Subcommittee

Chair: Amy Pick
Vice Chair: Jennifer Kwon
Board Liaison: LeAnn Norris
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  • Robert Cade
  • Mohamed Sadek
  • Sarah Jane Faro
  • Christy Harris
  • Alanna Lehman

Education Development Committee

Chair: Megan May
Vice Chair: Shraddha Kansagra
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  • Sarah Francis
  • Bradley Burton
  • Sarah Wheeler
  • Mary Mably
  • Abigail Clark
  • Darren Luon
  • Shawn Griffin
  • Katie Stecklein

External/Professional Affairs Committee

Chair: Jaime Anderson
Vice Chair: Sarah Kraus
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  • Soniya Chandrasekhara
  • Amber Clemmons
  • Filiz Yucebay
  • Nicholas Chow
  • Steve Stricker

Finance Committee

Chair: Patrick Medina
Vice Chair: Susanne Liewer
Board Liaison: Ryan Bookout
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  • Val Adams
  • James Hoffman

Grant Reviewers Committee

Chair: Pam Pawloski
Vice Chair: Alan Myers
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  • Ginah Nightingale
  • Cyrine Haidar
  • Tristan Maiers
  • Alison Palumbo
  • Brian Primeaux
  • Mark Kirstein
  • Kristine Crews
  • Michael Buege
  • Jeannine McCune
  • Violette Sun-Basorun
  • Mathew Lei
  • Shanada Monestime
  • David Clarke

Leadership Development Subcommittee

Chair: Becky Fahrenbruch
Vice Chair: Andrew Orr-Skirvin
Board Liaison: Susanne Liewer

  • Raj Duggal
  • Dave Henry
  • Alexandra Shillingburg
  • Cindy O'Bryant
  • Kate Jeffers
  • Jocelyn Mohs
  • Heidi Roeder
  • Shawn Streeter

Needs Assessment Committee

Chair: Lauren McGinty
Vice Chair: Joseph Kalis
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  • Amber Rexwinkle
  • Alison Duffy
  • Jeremiah Moore
  • Amber Draper
  • Mimi Lo
  • Carolyn Oxencis
  • Steven Gilmore
  • Andrea Levoir
  • Kristen McCullough
  • Devon Greer

Patient Outreach Committee

Chair: Jill Rhodes
Vice Chair: Jennifer Powers
Board Liaison: Susanne Liewer
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  • Kate Reichert
  • Alexandra Warner
  • Caroline Quinn
  • James Connelly
  • Aimee Cloud
  • Jordan Hill
  • Laura Cannon
  • Mark Peters
  • Chelsea Gustafson

Public Policy Committee

Chair: Sarah Hudson-Disalle
Vice Chair: Mark Hamm
Board Liaison: Susanne Liewer
Past-President: Ryan Bookout

  • Ali McBride
  • Justin Arnall
  • Megan Hartranft
  • Taylor Monson
  • Kathryn Schultz
  • Kathryn Schiavo
  • Jeffrey Pilz
  • Kellie Weddle

Research–Practice Outcomes & Professional Benchmarking Cmt

Chair: Vicky Brown
Vice Chair: Shannon Hough
Board Liaison: Sally Barbour
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Mentor: Robert Ignoffo

  • Maurice Alexander
  • Angela Urmanski
  • Mahta Mahmoudieh
  • Grazyna Riebandt
  • Vineet Gopinathan
  • Alicia Gesenhues
  • Robert Mancini
  • Stephanie Willenbring
  • Paul Cockrum
  • Steve Harnicar
  • Anand Khandoobhai
  • Zahra Mahmoudjafari
  • Ryan Naseman

Tools & Resources Committee

Chair: Andrea Iannucci
Vice Chair: Rachel McDevitt
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  • Rachel Elsey
  • Jennifer Thackray
  • Brandon Shank
  • Rachel Bubik
  • Jared Matya
  • Jerline Hsin
  • Christopher Hall
  • Heather Honor

Task Forces

President
Susanne Liewer
PharmD BCOP FHOPA

President-Elect
David DeRemer
PharmD BCOP FCCP FHOPA

Immediate Past President 
Ryan Bookout
PharmD BCOP BCPS

Treasurer
Patrick Medina
PharmD BCOP

Secretary
Sally Yowell Barbour
PharmD BCOP CPP FHOPA

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

At-large Board Member
LeAnne Kennedy
PharmD BCOP CPP FHOPA

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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