NACDS Foundation announces election results

ALEXANDRIA, Va. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation elected officers on April 28 during its annual meeting. Additionally, five new members joined the board of directors, and eighteen current members were re-elected.

Among its activities, the Foundation provides scholarships for pharmacy students and supports pharmacy education programs that address the needs of community pharmacy practice. Additionally, the Foundation supports research efforts, which document community pharmacy’s role and value in America’s healthcare system.

The newly elected members were:

  • Charles Burnett, senior vice president, pharmacy, Costco Wholesale and Costco Pharmacies
  • Lynn Campbell, director, shopper marketing—drug, club, mass and military, Coca-Cola
  • Art Drogue, senior vice president, U.S. customer development, Unilever
  • Paul McGarty, chief executive officer, Fougera
  • Tammy McIntire, president, Apotex

Elected as Foundation board officers were:

  • Chairman: Steve Anderson, NACDS president and chief executive officer
  • Phillip Schneider, president, NACDS Foundation, and vice president, NACDS external affairs
  • Secretary: Sandra Guckian, NACDS, vice president, pharmacy education and research
  • Treasurer: R. James Huber, NACDS, executive vice president, finance and administration, and chief financial officer

The re-elected board members were:

  • Robert W. Belknap, Jr., executive director, trade sales and operations, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
  • James Caro, senior director, pharmacy practice and trade organizations, Sanofi-Aventis
  • Anthony Civello, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Kerr Drug
  • Eileen Dunn, vice president, corporate communications and community relations, CVS Caremark
  • John Fish, vice president, channel management and pharmacy solutions, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Phillip Gioia, senior vice president generic sales and marketing, Barr Laboratories
  • Mark Griffin, president and chief executive officer, Lewis Drugs
  • Robert James Mauro, chief executive officer, Amerigen Pharmaceuticals
  • Karl Obrecht, executive vice president, customer business development, Revlon
  • Stephen Paoletti, senior vice president, customer development, Hallmark Cards
  • Theresa Parker, director, trade relations and pharmacy development, Abbott—Pharmaceutical products division
  • Karen Rugen, senior vice president, corporate communications and public affairs, Rite Aid
  • Bryan Stuke, vice president, customer business development, Procter & Gamble
  • Kevin Tripp, executive vice president and president, retail Midwest, Supervalu

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