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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
Heather Anderson Public Member Portland  1 March 2017
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:  Vacant

Licensing Representative:  Jennifer Hummel


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.



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