October 1: OPA Awards & Leadership Nomination Solicitations Deadline
Media awards accepted through February 22, 2021
OPA AWARDS SOLICITATION
Hurry! October 1, 2020 is the deadline to nominate candidates for OPA Awards. Information and criteria are below. (Media Award Nominations may be submitted until February 22, 2021.)
OPA will recognize the accomplishments of members throughout the state at the 2021 OPA Annual Conference, April 16-18, 2021, in Columbus. Any OPA member may nominate any eligible member for the awards. Information about the awards and their criteria may be found on the Awards nomination form which is linked below.
OPA Media Awards
Awards are presented to persons in the media promoting medication safety or pharmacy issues to the public. (February 17, 2020 deadline)
OPA LEADERSHIP NOMINATION SOLICITATIONS
Hurry! October 1, 2020 is the deadline to nominate candidates for leadership positions in the Ohio Pharmacists Association. Information and criteria for nominations follow below.
Enhance Your Career with Leadership in OPA
Consider a position on OPA's 2021 ballot. Leadership in OPA will afford you the opportunity to contribute to the planning process in moving Ohio pharmacy forward, to develop skills that will benefit you professionally and personally, to meet and exchange ideas with innovators in the profession, and to feel a sense of accomplishment. Exciting things are happening with the practice of pharmacy. Be a part of it!
Vice President. The Vice President is responsible for assuming the duties of the President in the absence of the President and the President-Elect. He/she shall be a voting member of the Executive and Finance Committees, and the Board of Trustees. The Vice President is elected for a term of one year, then assumes the offices of President-Elect, President, and Past President for one year terms.
Trustees. Districts 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14 will be electing one trustee each to serve 2021-2023 terms on the Board of Trustees, which meets four times per year. See the district map below to determine your county by district.
Executive Committee Member-At-Large serves a two-year term (2021-2023). He/she shall assume such duties as assigned by the President and shall be a voting member of the Executive and Finance Committees, and the Board of Trustees.
Any OPA active member may nominate himself/herself or any other OPA active member. All OPA members will vote for officers, and District Trustees will be elected by members of their individual districts.