Officers & Committees

Meet the 2018 AAPS Board of Directors Members:

2018 Executive Council


2018 Board of Directors

Front Row Left to Right: Reina Bendayan (member-at-large), Dale Wurster (president-elect), Chris McCurdy (president), Binodh DeSilva (past president), Bill Weiser (treasurer)
Back Row Left to Right: Annette Bak (member-at-large), Bernd Meibohm (member-at-large), Allen Templeton (member-at-large), Walt Marlowe (executive director), Joe Polli (member-at-large)

Board of Directors and Committees

AAPS welcomes you and appreciates your interest and support.

The AAPS Board of Directors is responsible for AAPS’ financial health and ensuring that all programs and activities are in accordance with the association’s vision, mission, and values.


Are you interested in learning more about our committees? The AAPS Board of Directors establishes standing and ad hoc committees as necessary with specific charges to assist the board in pursuing AAPS’ mission as defined in the strategic plan.

Standing Committees

Standing Committees oversee specific programs and processes in board-defined areas on a long-term basis. Our current standing committees include:

Abstract Screening Committee

Manages the review of all contributed papers submitted for presentation at the PharmSci 360 meetings and oversees the screening process of all PharmSci 360 meeting travelships.

Ambassadors Coordination Committee

Identifies opportunities & implements planning to communicate the value & benefits of AAPS & the field of pharmaceutical sciences through strategic outreach.

Audit Committee

Assists the Board of Directors in discharging its fiduciary responsibilities.

Awards Committee

Approves new awards, recommends changes for existing awards, and works to increase number of award applicants.

Career Development Committee

Empowers career development for AAPS members across all sectors and career stages for pharmaceutical scientists.

Fellows Committee

Selects AAPS Fellows as submitted through the AAPS Fellows nomination process.

Nominations Committee

Seeks, identifies, and nominates the best candidates for AAPS Board of Directors president, treasurer, and members‐at‐large.

PharmSci 360 Meeting Content Programming Committee

Responsible for planning high-quality scientific content that engages the audience target for the AAPS PharmSci 360 meetings.

Feel free to reach out to a committee chair if you have an idea or suggestion. Please visit our online committee directory for a complete listing of committee members.