NABP’s Executive Committee

As NABP’s governing body, the four officers and eight members who compose the Executive Committee volunteer their time and expertise to implement policy and oversee the Association’s programs and services. Officers and members are elected by the Association’s membership during the NABP Annual Meeting.

Meet the 2020-2021 Executive Committee

Chairperson

Jack W. "Jay" Campbell IV, JD, RPh

Mr Campbell, executive director of the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy, is serving as chairperson of the Executive Committee. Prior to this position, he served one-year terms as president, president-elect, and treasurer and a three-year term as an Executive Committee member (District 3). As an active member of NABP, Mr Campbell has made many contributions to the NABP District 3 meetings, and previously served as president of District 3 from 2008 to 2017. In addition, Mr Campbell has served on many of the Association’s committees and task forces, including the Committee on Law Enforcement/Legislation, the Committee on Resolutions, and the Task Force to Review and Recommend Revisions to the Controlled Substances Act. NABP awarded Mr Campbell the Lester E. Hosto Distinguished Service Award in 2013. Mr Campbell also teaches pharmacy law and ethics classes at three North Carolina universities. Mr Campbell earned his bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his juris doctor degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law.

President

Timothy D. Fensky, RPh, DPh, FACA

Mr Fensky, a member of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy, is serving as NABP president. Prior to the election, he served one-year terms as president-elect and treasurer and a two-year term as an Executive Committee member (District 1). As a member of NABP, Mr Fensky has made many contributions to the NABP District 1 meetings and previously served as president of the Massachusetts Board. Mr Fensky served on the Task Force on Best Practices for Veterinary Compounding and the Task Force on Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority. He currently represents NABP on the Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee to the United States Food and Drug Administration. Mr Fensky is the pharmacy administrator at Bournewood Health Systems and the chief pharmacy officer at Sullivan’s Health Care. Further, he is recognized as a full fellow for the American College of Apothecaries, and is an adjunct faculty member at both the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Mr Fensky earned his bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and received an honorary doctor of pharmacy license from the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy.

President-elect

Caroline D. Juran, BSPharm, DPh (Hon)

Ms Juran, executive director of the Virginia Board of Pharmacy, was elected to serve a one-year term as president-elect. Prior to the election, she served a one-year term as treasurer and a three-year member term on the Executive Committee (District 2). An active member of NABP, Ms Juran served as a member of the 2012 Task Force to Review and Recommend Revisions to the Controlled Substances Act, represented NABP on the 2012 Pharmacist Minimum Data Set Workgroup, and served as a member of the Committee on Law Enforcement/Legislation from 2012-2015, serving as chair from 2012-2013. She also participated on behalf of NABP at the 2015 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education stakeholders conference invitational and served as Executive Committee liaison for the 2016 Task Force on the Pharmacist Integrated Communications Skills Examination. Ms Juran also served as District 2 secretary/treasurer between 2013 and 2016. Under her leadership, the Virginia Board of Pharmacy received NABP’s Fred T. Mahaffey Award for contributions to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy and its efforts to ensure that compounding is performed in a safe and compliant manner. Ms Juran directly supported Virginia’s role in the initial phase and process development of the Verified Pharmacy Program® (VPP®) in 2013 and was appointed to the 2015-2016 Task Force on the Implementation of VPP. Ms Juran assisted in the development of the Multistate Pharmacy Inspection Blueprint Program and supported Virginia’s prompt participation as a Blueprint state. Ms Juran served in 2014 as an advisory committee member on the Pew Charitable Trust Development of Best Practices for State Oversight of Drug Compounding. She served as deputy executive director of the Virginia Board from 2005-2010 and assumed the duties of executive director in 2010. Between 1995 and 2005, Ms Juran practiced as a community pharmacist and long-term care pharmacist. She held certification as a geriatric pharmacist and served as a pharmacy student preceptor. Ms Juran completed her studies at the College of William and Mary and earned her bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, and received an honorary doctor of pharmacy license from the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy.

Treasurer

Reginald B. “Reggie” Dilliard, DPh

Dr Dilliard, executive director of the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy, was elected to serve a one-year term as treasurer. Before serving as executive director, he served as a member of the Tennessee Board from 2000 to 2006. Prior to working with the Board, Dr Dilliard worked as a pharmacy manager at Walgreens for almost 30 years. Dr Dilliard was also the pharmacist and owner/manager of Super D Drugs for more than a decade. As an active member of NABP, Dr Dilliard previously served a three-year member term on the NABP Executive Committee (District 3) from 2005 to 2008 and a two-year member term from 2017 to 2019. He has served on many of the Association’s task forces and committees, including the Task Force on the Regulation of Pharmacist Care Services, the Task Force to Develop Recommendations to Best Reduce Medication Errors in Community Pharmacy Practice, the Committee on Law Enforcement/Legislation, and the Committee on Constitution and Bylaws. Dr Dilliard is an active member of several other pharmacy organizations, including the Tennessee Pharmacists Association, where he served as president and chaired several committees. Dr Dilliard earned his bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.

Executive Committee Member

Bradley S. Hamilton, RPh

Mr Hamilton, vice president of the Maine Board of Pharmacy, is serving a second three-year member term on the Executive Committee (District 1). As a member of NABP, Mr Hamilton has made many contributions to the NABP District 1 meetings, and serves as the district’s vice president. Mr Hamilton served on the Task Force on Expanding International Membership and the Task Force to Develop Regulations Based on Standards of Care, and he represented the Maine Board as a voting delegate at the NABP Annual Meetings since 2016. Mr Hamilton also served as the 2019-2020 Executive Committee liaison to the Advisory Committee on Examinations. In 2014, Mr Hamilton was the recipient of the Retail Operations Honorary Backpack Award for his role at Hannaford Supermarket and Pharmacy. He was also named Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year in Maine by Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company in 2006. Mr Hamilton earned his bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Executive Committee Member

Tejal J. Patel, MBA, PharmD, RPh

Dr Patel, a member of the Delaware State Board of Pharmacy, is serving a three-year member term on the Executive Committee (District 2). An active member of NABP, Dr Patel has served as the District 2 secretary/treasurer since 2016. In addition, Dr Patel served on several task forces, including the Task Force on Mutual-Recognition Licensure, the Task Force on Long-Term Care Pharmacy Rules, the Task Force on Expanding International Membership, and the Task Force on Medication Synchronization. In addition, Dr Patel has served as an item writer for both the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination® and the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination®. She has also been a panelist at the NABP Interactive Member Forum. Currently, Dr Patel is the corporate compliance manager for Geisinger Health System. Dr Patel has been the recipient of the Walgreens Customer Service Extra Mile Award, and numerous awards for medication therapy management and immunization services. She has also been engaged in numerous community services such as flu clinics at health fairs, blood pressure screenings, and charity events for children. Dr Patel earned her master of business administration degree in health care administration from Wilmington University, and her doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy.

Executive Committee Member

Jeffrey J. Mesaros, PharmD, JD, RPh

Dr Mesaros, a member of the Florida Board of Pharmacy, was re-elected to serve a three-year member term on the Executive Committee (District 3). Dr Mesaros has been practicing pharmacy for almost 20 years, including as a pharmacist attorney for more than 10 years. Prior to that role, he served as a staff pharmacist in multiple pharmacy settings. As a member of NABP, Dr Mesaros has made many contributions to the NABP District 3 meetings and served as the District 3 representative on the Committee on Resolutions. In addition, Dr Mesaros served on the Task Force on the Regulation of Pharmacy Benefit Managers and the Task Force on the Definition of a Patient-Pharmacist Relationship. Dr Mesaros is an active member of other professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the American Society for Pharmacy Law, and the American Pharmacists Association. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and the University of Hawaii at Hilo – the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy. Dr Mesaros earned his doctor of pharmacy degree from Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy and his juris doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law. He received his master of science degree in pharmacy regulation and policy from the University of Florida.

Executive Committee Member

Fred M. Weaver, RPh

Mr Weaver, a member of the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy, was elected to serve a three-year member term on the Executive Committee (District 4). As an active member of NABP, Mr Weaver served on the 2019 Task Force on Pharmacy Technician Competence Assessment, and he was a panelist during the 2018 Interactive Member Forum. He also served as a delegate for the Committee on Resolutions in 2018. Mr Weaver has served as a member of the Ohio Board since 2014 and previously served as president. He has worked as a pharmacist in a variety of settings for more than 30 years. Since 2000, Mr Weaver has been the pharmacy manager at Giant Eagle Pharmacy in Elyria, OH. In addition to his work on the Board and as a pharmacist, Mr Weaver is an active member of the Ohio Pharmacists Association. He also volunteers his time to serve as a den leader for the Boy Scouts of America and as a member of the Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity. He is also a certified CPR instructor for the American Red Cross, and is a scuba divemaster/instructor. Mr Weaver earned his bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from the University of Toledo.

Executive Committee Member

Shane R. Wendel, PharmD, RPh

Dr Wendel, a member of the North Dakota State Board of Pharmacy, is serving a three-year member term on the Executive Committee (District 5). Dr Wendel has served as president of the North Dakota State Board of Pharmacy. He has been a pharmacist and pharmacy manager for nearly 25 years, working in the retail pharmacy setting. He began his career at Target as a staff pharmacist and as manager of the pharmacy department. He is currently the owner and pharmacist at Central Pharmacy in Carrington/New Rockford, ND, and a partner at Pharmacists Associates, LLC. Dr Wendel has been an active member of multiple pharmacy organizations, including the North Dakota Pharmacy Service Corporation, National Community Pharmacists Association, and the Professional Compounding Centers of America. He is also a past president and board member of the North Dakota Pharmacists Association. Dr Wendel earned his bachelor of science degree in pharmacy and doctor of pharmacy degree from North Dakota State University.

Executive Committee Member

Lenora S. Newsome, PD

Dr Newsome, vice president/secretary of the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy, is serving a three-year member term on the Executive Committee (District 6). As a member of NABP, Dr Newsome has served on the Task Force on Regulation of Pharmacist Care Services and the Committee on Law Enforcement/Legislation. Dr Newsome previously served as president of the Arkansas Board. In 2016, the Board received NABP’s Fred T. Mahaffey Award for its contributions to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy and the board's efforts to combat prescription drug abuse. Dr Newsome has been practicing pharmacy in rural communities for almost 40 years. In 2015, Dr Newsome was honored with the Percy Malone Award for Public Service by the Arkansas Pharmacists Association. Dr Newsome completed her pre-pharmacy coursework at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and earned her bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy in Little Rock.

Executive Committee Member

Nicole L. Chopski, PharmD, BCGP, ANP

Dr Chopski, executive director of the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy, is serving a three-year member term on the Executive Committee (District 7). Dr Chopski has made many contributions to the NABP/American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy District 7 meetings and has served as its secretary/treasurer. She has served on many of the Association’s committees, including serving as a delegate on the Committee on Resolutions in 2013, 2014, and 2016, and as a voting delegate at the NABP Annual Meetings in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Dr Chopski was also a panelist at the NABP Interactive Member Forums in 2012 and 2016. Dr Chopski has been certified as an authorized nuclear pharmacist (ANP) by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission at Purdue University for more than a decade and is a board certified geriatric pharmacist (BCGP) through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties. She previously served as a hospital pharmacist at Portneuf Medical Center and served as a board member for the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy for 12 years. Dr Chopski earned her doctor of pharmacy degree from Idaho State University.

Executive Committee Member

Kamlesh “Kam” Gandhi, PharmD, RPh

Dr Gandhi, executive director of the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy, was elected to serve a three-year member term on the Executive Committee (District 8). Dr Gandhi is a former member and past president of the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy. As an active member of NABP, Dr Gandhi has served on several task forces, including the Task Force on the Regulation of Pharmacist Care Services in 2015 and the Task Force on the Regulation of Telepharmacy Practice in 2016, and served as a panelist during the 2019 Interactive Executive Officer Forum. While president of the Nevada Board, Dr Gandhi participated in several committees, including serving as a member of the Nevada Narcotic Coalition Task Force, Roseman scholarship committee, and Goodwill partnership. He has also been a preceptor at the University of Arizona and Midwestern University. Dr Gandhi completed his undergraduate pre-pharmacy work and earned his doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago.