Board Appointment Information - Updated February 2016
Effective 1/1/16, the Board of Pharmacy will be comprised of 9 board member positions (ORS 689.115). Two public members, two pharmacy technicians and five Oregon licensed pharmacists. The Governor appoints members and they are confirmed by the Oregon Legislature. When Board members are appointed, they serve at the pleasure of the Governor for a four year term and can apply for reappointment for a second four year term. Oregon law allows for reappointment after the second term; however the Governor has indicated she does not plan to reappoint board members for a third term. Under Oregon law, board members may continue functioning in their current positions until a replacement is named by the Governor.
To be qualified for the pharmacy technician member position a person must at the time of appointment be an Oregon resident, be licensed and in good standing to perform the duties of a pharmacy technician in this state; and be engaged in the performance of the duties of a pharmacy technician in this state; and have at least three years of experience in performing the duties of a pharmacy technician in this state after licensure.
To be qualified for the pharmacist member position a person must at the time of appointment be an Oregon resident, be licensed in good standing to practice pharmacy in the state, be engaged in the practice of pharmacy in the state, and have at least five years experience in the practice of pharmacy in the state after licensure.
To be qualified for the public member position, a person must have attained the age of majority, must not have been a former member of the profession of pharmacy, must not and never have had any material financial interest in the providing of pharmacy service, and must not have engaged in any activity directly related to the practice of pharmacy. The public member must not be the spouse, domestic partner, child, parent, or sibling of a pharmacist. Any qualified Oregon citizen may apply for the public member position.
If you are qualified and interested in being considered for a position on the Board, contact the Governor’s Office of Executive Appointments directly by phone or online. For more information, interest forms, and instructions, see the Governor’s web page on Appointments, Boards & Commissions at http://www.oregon.gov/gov/admin/Pages/Boards-and-Commissions.aspx
For more information please contact:
Mary Moller, Director of Executive Appointments
Judge Kemp, Executive Appointments Assistant
Phone: (503) 378-2317
Fax: (503) 373-0840