NCPDP Reports Election Results for its Board of Trustees

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NCPDP reports election results for its Board of Trustees. Board Terms Commence at NCPDP's 2019 Annual Technology & Business Conference, May 6-8 in Scottsdale.

NEW YORK, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NCPDP has elected its 2019-2020 Board of Trustees. The new Board members

will assume their roles at NCPDP's 2019 Annual Technology & Business Conference, Dare to Disrupt, which will be held May 6-8, 2019, at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Election Results – Newly Elected Board Members:

  • Michele Vilaret Davidson, R.Ph., NSC, Senior Manager, Pharmacy Technical Standards, Development & Policy, Walgreen Co., newly elected to the Board of Trustees.
  • Mark Gingrich, M.S., Chief Information Officer, Surescripts, newly elected to the Board of Trustees.
  • Gregory (Greg) S. Kaupp, J.D., MPA, MLT, Partner, Kaupp Advisors, newly elected to the Board of Trustees.

Board of Trustees members who will continue to serve in 2019-2020 include: William J. (Bill) Barre, R.Ph. , Executive Vice President, Business Development, Citizens Rx, LLC; Alan K. Gardner, MBA, Senior Vice President, Operations, RxResults, LLC; Perry Lewis, Vice President of Industry Relations, CoverMyMeds, LLC; Charles (Chuck) Reed, Group Vice President, Pharmacy Innovation & Solutions, AmerisourceBergen | Elevate Provider Network; Christian Tadrus, R.Ph., Pharm.D., FASCP, AE-C, NSC, Pharmacist Provider, Independent Pharmacist; and Gregory (Greg) Watanabe, R.Ph., MBA, President & COO, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc.

Outgoing Board members: Richard Klein Brook, Senior Vice President, Sales, Pharmacy Services, eRx Network; Laurie Littlecreek, Vice President, Supply Chain Business Product Owner, Express Scripts; Mara N. Mitchel, Director, BRG; Kay Morgan, Vice President, Drug Information Excellence Standards, Elsevier; Scott M. Robertson, R.Ph., PharmD., Principal Technology Consultant, Kaiser Permanente; and Linda L. Schock, Sr. Director Pricing, Contracting & Government Programs, Coherus Biosciences.

"Congratulations to the new Board members who have been elected to the NCPDP Board of Trustees by vote of the membership at an especially important election year," explained Lee Ann Stember, President & CEO of NCPDP. "This election completes the right-sizing of our Board of Trustees from a 12-member to a 9-member, high impact Board that requires strategic and highly engaged members to plan for the future of this organization."

Stember also expressed sincere thanks to the outgoing Board members for their contributions and dedicated service and, in particular, to Littlecreek, Mitchel and Morgan, all of whom agreed to extend their terms to support the Board transition.

For more information on NCPDP's 2019 Annual Business & Technology Conference, visit Register online by April 26, 2019. For real-time updates before and during the conference, follow us at or join the discussion using NCPDP's 2019 Annual Technology & Business Conference hashtag: #NCPDP19.

About NCPDP Founded in 1977, NCPDP is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited, Standards Development Organization with more than 1,600 members representing virtually every sector of the pharmacy services industry. Our diverse membership provides leadership and healthcare business solutions through education and standards, created using the consensus building process. NCPDP has been named in federal legislation, including HIPAA, MMA, and HITECH. NCPDP members have created standards such as the Telecommunication Standard and Batch Standard, the SCRIPT Standard for ePrescribing, the Manufacturers Rebate Standard and more to improve communication within the pharmacy industry. Our data products include dataQ®, a robust database of information on more than 80,000 pharmacies, resQ™, an industry pharmacy credentialing resource, and HCIdea®, an innovative prescriber database that provides continually updated information on more than 2.5 million prescribers. NCPDP's RxReconn® is a legislative tracking product for real-time monitoring of pharmacy-related state and national legislative and regulatory activity. For more information about NCPDP Standards, Data Services, Products, Educational Programs and Work Group meetings, go online at or call 480.477.1000.



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