Benner and Phelps Elected to Board of Directors
Linda S. Tyler, Pharm.D., FASHP, has been elected as ASHP’s President-elect. Kim W. Benner, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FPPA, and Pamela K. Phelps, Pharm.D.,R.Ph., FASHP, FMSHP, were elected to serve on the ASHP Board of Directors.
Tyler is Chief Pharmacy Officer for University of Utah Health, Professor (Clinical), Department of Pharmacotherapy, and Associate Dean for Pharmacy Practice, University of Utah College of Pharmacy. She recently completed a term on the ASHP Board of Directors and served as Chair of the Council on Pharmacy Management and as Director-at-Large of the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists. Tyler served as a Utah delegate in the ASHP House of Delegates, is a Past President of the Utah Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and was the 2015 recipient of the John W. Webb Lecture Award.
Benner is Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy and Pediatric Specialist at Children’s of Alabama. She is a Past Chair of the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists, the ASHP Committee on Nominations, and the Council on Therapeutics. She also served as a coordinator and judge for the ASHP Clinical Skills Competition, as an Alabama delegate in the ASHP House of Delegates, is a past president of the Alabama Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and a member of the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists Section Advisory Group on Pediatrics and the Section's Committee on Nominations.
Phelps is Pharmacy Director at M Health Fairview, in Minneapolis, MN. Phelps’ service to ASHP includes terms as Chair of the Council on Therapeutics and as a member of the ASHP Advisory Committee for the Pharmacy Forecast, ASHP Task Force on Accountable Care Organizations, and ASHP Council on Educational Affairs. She is also a chapter author for the Pharmacy Forecast, editor for the ASHP book, Smart Infusion Pumps, a Minnesota delegate to the ASHP House of Delegates, and past president of the Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Tyler will begin her term immediately. Benner and Phelps will begin their three-year terms in June 2021.
ASHP thanks the members of the Board of Canvassers for their work to certify the election results. The members of the Board of Canvassers are Mary Binghay (Chair), Chris Ellison, John Spain, Majid Tanas, and Jim Trovato.