August 2014 – The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) is recognizing the stellar efforts and commitment of pharmacy organization leaders across the country with the Past Presidents Award, now in its second year.
“Our aim is to highlight the various leaders of pharmacy groups in Canada as they step down from their terms,” says Dayle Acorn, CFP’s executive director. “As a volunteer organization ourselves, we truly understand and appreciate the contribution these individuals make to their organizations and to the profession as a whole.”
To date, eight of the 16 award recipients have been formally recognized in an award presentation, and the remainder will be honoured by the end of the year.
The 2014 Past Presidents Award winners are:
Don Cocar, British Columbia Pharmacy Association
Kelly Olstad, Alberta College of Pharmacists
Ali Damani, Alberta Pharmacists’ Association
Barry J. Lyons, Saskatchewan College of Pharmacists
Kyle MacNair, College of Pharmacists of Manitoba
Carlo Berardi, Ontario Pharmacists Association
Tracey Phillips, Ontario College of Pharmacists
Cheryl Court, Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists
Andrew Buffet, Pharmacists Association of Nova Scotia
Ken Crawford, Prince Edward Island Pharmacy Board
Christina Tulk, Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board
Debbie McCulloch, National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities
Sherry Peister, Canadian Pharmacists Association
Carmen Vézina, Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs
Marshall Moleschi, Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
Patricia Macgregor, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists.