ACPE is an autonomous and independent agency whose Board of Directors is derived through the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), and the American Council on Education (ACE).

John Clay Kirtley, PharmD

Executive Director of the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy 
President of ACPE

Dr. Kirtley is the Executive Director of the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy. He has served on the Board of Trustees for the American Pharmacists Association and is the current President of MALTAGON, a Professional Association of Boards of Pharmacy across the Southeast. Dr. Kirtley was appointed to the ACPE Board by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. He received his PharmD degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Reza Karimi, RPh, PhD

Dean and Professor at Pacific University School of Pharmacy 
Vice President of ACPE

Dr. Karimi is a licensed pharmacist and preceptor in the state of Oregon. He joined Pacific University School of Pharmacy in Oregon in 2006 and has assumed various leadership positions, including Assistant Dean, Associate Dean, and currently Dean. Dr. Karimi was appointed to the Board by AACP. He received his MSc (Pharmacy) in 1991 and his PhD (Molecular Biology) in 1998 from Uppsala University, Sweden.

Amy Seybert, BS, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, CHSE

Chair of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics   
Treasurer of ACPE
Dr. Seybert is a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She is the Pharmacy Residency Administrator at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh, where she oversees clinical pharmacy faculty services at UPMC’s flagship hospital and its affiliates. Seybert is an accomplished faculty member, who has been honored as a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. She has received multiple teaching awards including: University of Pittsburgh Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, ASHP Research and Education Foundation Pharmacy Residency Excellence Preceptor Award, and the AACP Rufus A. Lyman Award. Dr. Seybert was appointed to the ACPE Board by APhA.

Marie A. Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP

Dean at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy and Professor of Surgery in the College of Medicine
She is Founder and Director of the Medication Access Program, which increases medication access to transplant recipients. Dr. Chisholm-Burns was appointed by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). She received her BS in Psychology from Georgia College, then BS in Pharmacy and PharmD degrees from The University of Georgia, an MPH from Emory University, and an MBA from the University of Memphis.

Kimberly S. Croley, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP, FAPhA

Director of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacist for Laurel Senior Living Communities in London, Kentucky

Dr. Croley is the Director of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacist for Laurel Senior Living Communities in London, Kentucky.  She and her pharmacy team provide care to residents in the Skilled Nursing Facility and two Retirement/ Assisted Living Facilities. Dr. Croley is a preceptor for several Colleges of Pharmacy and was named in the 2017 National Master Preceptor Recognition Program by AACP. She is an active member in APhA, serving on various committees and in the House of Delegates. She is an active member in ASCP, serving on various committees and in state chapter leadership. She has been named a Fellow by both APhA and ASCP.  She is also an active member of KPhA, serving on various committees and in multiple leadership roles including President twice.  Dr. Croley was appointed to the ACPE Board by APhA.

Gregory Gruener, MD, MBA, MHPE

Vice Dean for Education, SSOM
Ralph P. Leischner Jr., MD, Professor of Medical Education Professor, Department of Neurology

Public Member

Dr. Gruener is the Vice Dean for Education at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine where he oversees the medical school education program and participates in the training of students and residents.  He served as chair of the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties Certification Council.  His undergraduate degree is from the University of Illinois and medical degree from the Stritch School of Medicine.  He completed his residency in Neurology and subsequent fellowships at the University of Illinois, University of Iowa and Mayo Clinic.  His MBA was awarded by the University of Chicago and MHPE from the University of Illinois. The American Council on Education appointed Dr. Gruener.

Winnie Landis, BS Pharm, CDE, FAPhA

Community Pharmacist

Winnie Landis is a Purdue College of Pharmacy graduate and Community practitioner of direct patient care with a focus on Diabetes Education (CDE 18 years) and Immunizations (10 years).  Her experiences with Osco Drug and CVS Health have included areas of management, recruitment, College Relations and Purdue preceptor. She has served on the Indiana Board of Pharmacy for 25 years and has had appointments to FDA Advisory Committees. Her professional experiences include former President, Indiana Pharmacists Association, former President, Indiana Board of Pharmacy and former President and Trustee with American Pharmacists Association.

LuGina Mendez-Harper, PharmD

Director of Professional Practices at Prime Therapeutics in Phoenix, Arizona
Dr. Mendez-Harper manages activities related to pharmacy regulatory issues. She also serves as Board Secretary for the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy. Her background includes community pharmacy, pharmacy benefit management, and Director of Education at the American Pharmacists Association. Dr. Mendez-Harper was appointed by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). She earned her BS in Pharmacy from the University of New Mexico, PharmD with Distinction from the University of Kansas, and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship with Rutgers University and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Michael A. Moné, BS Pharm, JD, FAPhA

Senior Legal Counsel, CVS Health 

Moné has held leadership roles within many industry associations, including the American Pharmacists Association, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), US Pharmacopeia, and the Florida Pharmacy Association. The NABP appointed Moné to the ACPE Board. He attended the University of Florida where he received both his Juris Doctorate and BS in pharmacy.

Sharon L. Youmans, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA

Vice Dean at the University of California San Francisco and Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

Dr. Youmans is the Vice Dean at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) where she oversees the Doctor of Pharmacy program.  She was appointed to the ACPE Board of Directors by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).  Dr. Youmans received her PharmD from UCSF in 1985 and an MPH from San Jose State University in 2005.