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The Oregon Board of Pharmacy consists of nine board members, five members are licensed pharmacists, two are licensed pharmacy technicians and two are representatives of the public. The Governor appoints each member of the Board for a term of four years, subject to approval by the State Senate and they may be reappointed. 

The Oregon Board of Pharmacy serves to promote and protect public health, safety and welfare by ensuring high standards in the practice of pharmacy and through effective regulation of the manufacture and distribution of drugs. 

2020 - 2021 Board Members 

Term Start Date
7/1/2017
Term End Date
6/30/2021
Bio

​Shannon is a 2008 Pharm D. Graduate of Oregon State University School of Pharmacy. She currently works as a staff pharmacist for Safeway Pharmacy. Shannon's work experience has primarily been in the community-based retail setting that includes a few years in a compounding pharmacy. She resides in King City.

Board position
Board President
Term Start Date
7/1/2018
Term End Date
6/30/2022
Bio

​Wassim graduated from Oregon State University and was licensed as a Pharmacist in 2001. He is currently the District Pharmacy Manager for East Portland and SW Washington Fred Meyer locations. He has served as a staff pharmacist and pharmacy manager at multiple Fred Meyer locations and has worked for multiple years as an independent pharmacist contractor, providing temporary relief for community, compounding, mail order, in-patient & out-patient pharmacies across the state. Wassim resides in Tigard.

Board position
Board Vice President
Term Start Date
7/1/2020
Term End Date
6/30/2024
Bio

​Rachael graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy. Rachael started her career as a pharmacy technician and worked her way though the tiers of management from ground level pharmacy management to Director of Pharmacy. She has worked in a mass merchant operation and grocery/pharmacy organization, as the Pharmacy District Manager in a drug store chain environment and is currently the Director of Pharmacy Regulatory & Professional Affairs for Kaiser Permanente. She resides in Keizer.

Board position
Board Member
Term Start Date
7/1/2020
Term End Date
6/30/2024
Bio

​Ian is currently the Associate Dean for Pharmacy Practice and Associate Professor at Pacific University School of Pharmacy (PUSOP) where he started as an Assistant Professor in 2010. Ian obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of the Pacific (Stockton, CA) and completed a residency in pharmacy practice at Oregon Health Sciences University. He has served on several boards, including Oregon Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Oregon State Pharmacists Association. He resides in Portland. 

Board position
Board Member
Term Start Date
3/1/2020
Term End Date
2/29/2024
Bio

​Mishele has worked as a Certified Pharmacy Technician in Oregon for the past 17 years. She has worked in retail and hospital pharmacies as well as teaching Pharmacy Technicians in an ASHP accredited technician program at Chemeketa Community College, in addition to her current role of Pharmacy Analyst at Salem Health. She resides in Keizer. 

Board position
Board Member
Term Start Date
2/14/2017
Term End Date
5/31/2021
Bio

​Tim has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, Minors: Sociology and Communiations from Eastern Washington University.  Tim owns and operates SoValTi where he is a group facilitator, counselor and agency administrator where he performs contract services for couples/families and individuals in conflict in addition to leading culturally specific batterer intervention groups for court referred offenders from Multnomah County; and facilitates violence prevention groups and cultural sensitivity groups for juvenile and adult men.  Tim also works with Multnomah County Probation Services as a Temporary Probation Officer/Counselor.  Tim has also served on the Board of Directors for Albina Head Start.  Tim resides in Portland. 

Board position
Public Member
Term Start Date
7/1/2019
Term End Date
6/30/2023
Bio

Michelle graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy.  She completed a pharmacy residency at the Portland Veteran's Administration Medical Center and has worked in various capacities at Legacy Health for over 30 years. She has been active in the state professional society, Oregon Health System Pharmacists (OSHP) throughout her career, serving on several committees and the Board of Directors. She resides in Portland.

Board position
Board Member
Term Start Date
2/17/2016
Term End Date
2/16/2024
Bio

​Cyndi received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Liberal Studies from Eastern Oregon University. Cyndi is currently a Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician with St. Charles Health System. She was a Pharmacy Technician for Fred Meyer from 1998 until 2019 and obtained her national certification in 2008. She resides in Bend.  

Board position
Board Member
Term Start Date
3/1/2020
Term End Date
2/29/2024
Bio

Nichole is a classroom teacher who currently works for the Portland Association of Teachers, as their Developer of Racial Equity and Community Partnerships. An Oregon native, Nichole graduated with a Bachelor’s in Social Science and a Master’s degree in Education from Portland State University. And in pursuit of lifelong learning, she decided to strengthen her practice by pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Lewis & Clark College. She resides in Portland.

Board position
Public Member
 

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