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Board Members & Staff
Board Members
Pharmacy Board Members


Board President 2016-2017
Kate James, R.Ph.
Creswell, Oregon
 2016-2017 Board Members

From Left to Right
Cyndi Vipperman, Rachael DeBarmore, Christine Chute, Ken Wells, Kate James,
Penny Reher, Roberto Linares, Heather Anderson, Dianne Armstrong
2016-2017 Board of Pharmacy
Board Member
​​Kate James, R.Ph. President Creswell 1 June 2018
Penny Reher, R.Ph. Vice-President Corvallis 2 June 2019
Rachael DeBarmore Member​ Keizer​ 1 June 2020
Roberto Linares, R.Ph. Member Corvallis 2 June 2020
Ken Wells, R.Ph. Member Junction City 2 June 2017
Christine Chute​​ Public Member​ ​Dallas 2 ​September 2018
Vacant Public Member

Cyndi Vipperman ​Pharmacy Technician ​The Dalles ​1 ​February 2020
Dianne Armstrong​​ ​Pharmacy Technician ​Tigard ​1 February 2020
Administrative Staff
Executive Director:   Marcus.Watt, R.Ph.

Administrative Director:   Karen MacLean 
Executive Support Specialist:    Rachel Melvin
Office Staff

Project Manager: Mo Klein​

Pharmacist Consultant:  Fiona Karbowicz, R.Ph.

Management Secretary: Loretta Glenn  

Licensing Staff

Licensing Program Supervisor:  Chrisy Hennigan 

Licensing Representative:  Michael Hunt 

Licensing Representative:  Rene' Sanders  

Licensing Representative:  Arinda Wong
Licensing Representative:  Jennifer Hummel

Licensing Representative:  Kim Hartley-Arambula


Compliance Staff

Compliance Director:    Brianne Efremoff, R.Ph.
Chief Investigator:       Joseph Ball, R.Ph.
Compliance Secretary: Annette Gearhart 
Compliance Assistant:  Kim Oster 
Pharmacy Inspectors

Katie Baldwin, R.Ph. 
Laura Elvers, R.Ph. 

Cheryl Fox, R.Ph.

Jane Gin, R.Ph.

Brian Murch, R.Ph.​

The office of the Oregon Board of Pharmacy is located in the Portland State Office Building. The office is open from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday thru Friday.
Mailing Address:
Oregon Board of Pharmacy
800 NE Oregon #150
Portland, Oregon 97232
Phone: (971) 673-0001

FAX: (971) 673-0002
EMAIL:  Oregon Board of Pharmacy