Friday, November 11, 2016

2016 Election

While lots of talk about the US general election, this notice is to remind everyone that the CPNP Officer election is underway from Nov 1st through Nov. 18th.  If you are an eligible voting member (should have recieved an email, or login to, please make sure to cast your votes in time! 

Re-posted from CPNP:
The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) Nominations Committee is pleased to announce the consideration of over 125 individuals for 3 positions on the 2017-2019 CPNP Board of Directors. Now narrowed to a slate of 6 candidates, CPNP active members will have the opportunity to select 1 individual to serve in each position. Elections will take place online at from November 1-18, 2016. A link to the voting center will be sent via email to all active members on November 1.
Candidates Include:
President Elect Candidates:
  • Megan J. Ehret, PharmD, MS, BCPP, Behavioral Health Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Department of Defense, Fort Belvoir, VA
  • Robert Haight, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Treasurer Candidates:
  • Benjamin Chavez, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy, Aurora, CO
  • Tawny Smith, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Psychiatry, Seton Healthcare Family/The University of Texas, Austin, TX
Member-At-Large Candidates:
  • Karen Moeller, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS
  • Amy Werremeyer, PharmD, BCPP, Associate Professor of Practice, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice; Clinical Specialist in Psychiatry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
By CPNP policy, the Nominations Committee consists of the 3 most immediate CPNP Past Board Presidents and 2 senior members. A special thanks to the following members of the Nominations Committee for their service:
  • Jolene R. Bostwick, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, Associate Chair & Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Steven M. Burghart, RPh, MBA, BCPP, Clinical Pharmacist Psychiatry, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS
  • Julie A. Dopheide, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Cynthia K. Kirkwood, PharmD, BCPP, Professor and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • Raymond C. Love, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP, Nominating Committee Chair, Professor and Vice Chair, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD