The 2018 CPhA Election Results Are In!

The 2018 CPhA election cycle has come to a close, ballots have been tallied and certified by the Elections Committee, and we are pleased to announce the results.

Thank you to all CPhA members who voted in this year’s election. The turnout for CPhA elections continues to grow each year, and we thank you for your engagement in this important process.

The newly elected Board of Trustees and Special Interest Group Leadership will be installed into office at CPhA’s Annual Meeting, Western Pharmacy Exchange in San Diego.

Congratulations to all the candidates, and in particular, the following individuals who were selected by their peers to fulfill these important positions!

Board of Trustees: Officers

Ken Thai, PharmD

Ethan Huynh, PharmD

At-Large Board of Trustees
David Truong, PharmD
Sylvia Moore, PharmD

Student Trustee
Vivian Truong

Special Interest Group (SIG) Leadership

Ambulatory Care SIG
Hyma Gogineni, PharmD (Chair)
Chad Nour, PharmD (Chair-elect)

Inpatient Care SIG
Patty Fong, PharmD (Chair)

Community Pharmacy SIG
Marina Dykhne, PharmD (Chair)
Larry Selkow, BS Pharm (Chair-elect)

Pharmacy Ownership SIG
Pam Gumbs, PharmD (Chair)
Samuel K. Lee, PharmD (Chair-elect)

Compounding Pharmacy SIG
Manisha Patel, PharmD (Chair)
Ahmed Eldahmy, PharmD (Chair-elect)

Long-term Care SIG
Olga Zadorozhnyaya, PharmD (Chair)
Usma Chaudhry, PharmD (Chair-elect)

Managed Care SIG
Ray Kong, PharmD (Chair)

Pharmacy Technician SIG
Paul Sabatini, CPhT (Chair)


Getting involved in the Association is simple. The California Pharmacists Association Election Committee is seeking candidates for open positions on the CPhA Board of Trustees and the Special Interest Groups (SIG). 

With all of the exciting changes and forward progress this past year, we are looking for members to help lead our efforts to sustain this momentum in the future. If you are interested in applying, or if you would like to nominate a colleague for an elected position, please complete the Desire to Serve form below.

What do you need to be successful in a leadership position?

Enthusiasm; dedication to the long term vision of pharmacy practice; and a passion to lead a brighter, stronger tomorrow.  We invite you to serve in one of the following positions:

  • President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Trustee-at-Large
  • Student Trustee 
  • Special Interest Groups (SIG) Chair and Chair-Elect

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Daryl Visitacion at dvisitacion@cpha.com or (916) 779-4531. Thank you!

Pat Person, RPh  
Past President
Election Committee Chair

Jon R. Roth MS, CAE
Chief Executive Officer

Desire to Serve Form