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Collaborative Pharmaceutical Task Force

The Collaborative Pharmaceutical Task Force was created pursuant to Public Act 100-0497. The Task Force is charged with discussing and making recommendations on how to further advance the practice of pharmacy in a manner that recognizes the needs of the healthcare system, patients, pharmacies, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. The Task Force is to include 8 voting members, including one representative of a statewide organization exclusively representing retailers, including pharmacies; one retired licensed pharmacist who has previously served on the Board of Pharmacy and on the executive committee of a national association representing pharmacists; one representative of a statewide organization representing pharmacists; one representative of a statewide organization representing unionized pharmacy employees; one representative of a statewide organization representing physicians licensed to practice medicine in all its branches in Illinois; one representative of a statewide professional association representing pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students, and others working in or with an interest in hospital and health-system pharmacy; one representative of a statewide organization representing hospitals; and one representative of a statewide association exclusively representing long-term care pharmacists. Additionally, the Task Force is to include 3 non-voting members, including one representative of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy; one clinical pharmacist who has done extensive study in pharmacy e-prescribing and e-discontinuation; and one representative of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.


    Philip P. Burgess, MBA, DPh, RPh
    Scott Meyers, MS, RPh
    Helga Brake, PharmD
    Jayna Brown
    Robb Karr
    Brian H. Kramer, RPh, MBA
    Jerry L. Bauman, PharmD
    Adam Bursua, PharmD
    Scott A. Reimers
    Lemrey (Al) Carter, PharmD
    Garth Reynolds, RPh
    Thomas Stiede
    Hunter Wiggins, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
    Representative Randy E. Frese
    Representative Michael Zalewski

    Chairperson

Board Meeting Agendas & Minutes & Reports