House of Delegates
Mark your calendars for September 7-8, for CPhA’s annual House of Delegates . Join us for engaging caucus sessions where you can propose, and debate CPhA policies, shaping the future of the pharmacy profession. Don’t miss out on this remarkable event that brings together passionate individuals dedicated to advancing our field. Register now and be a part of the impactful discussions at House of Delegates 2024!
Submit your House of Delegates Desire to Serve form today for the positions below:
Speaker-Elect: Requires a two year commitment, one year as Speaker-Elect, one year as Speaker View Detailed Requirements
NCPA Delegates: Three year term (Terms will begin in 2025)
APhA Delegate: Three year term (Terms will begin in 2025)
House Nominating Committee: One year term
Reference Committee: One year term
Did You Know?
The CPhA House of Delegates serves as the Association’s policy-setting body. These policies, which are established by delegates who serve in the House of Delegates, guide CPhA in discussions with the legislature, Board of Pharmacy, and any other government agencies. Your participation as a delegate ensures that CPhA policy accurately reflects the collective view of the pharmacy professionals throughout California.
House of Delegates Resources
House of Delegates Documents
How Do I Become a CPhA Delegate?
Delegates are generally elected or appointed by CPhA local associations, special interest groups, and student pharmacist chapters. To learn more about becoming a delegate, contact your local association, Special Interest Group, or the CPhA student representative for your designated school of pharmacy.
Policy Committees – Making Recommendations to the House
Another way to participate in the policy-setting process of CPhA is to volunteer for one of the Policy Committees. Policy Committees review existing policies and making recommendations to the House of Delegates on whether the policy is still valid, needs to be amended, or can remain as is as well as analyze new policies that are submitted from members throughout the year. Please complete and submit this form here.
Submitting New Business Proposals and Policy Ideas
Perhaps the single most accessible way in which a member can get involved with the policy-setting process of the Association is by submitting your ideas to the Policy Committees. This is your chance to influence practice in the pharmacy profession. Members have boldly affected change utilizing this process.
In order for a policy idea to be accepted, it must be submitted to a Policy Committee, or to the House of Delegates prior to the opening session of the House of Delegates. Members who propose new policies should also be prepared to present their item at Reference Committee hearings.