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).
Amy Seybert, BS, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, CHSE
LuGina Mendez-Harper, PharmD
Dr. Mendez-Harper is a State Government Affairs Principal with Prime Therapeutics. She has been a pharmacist for over 25 years and has worked in a variety of clinical, administrative, regulatory, and legislative settings. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy at the University of New Mexico. She obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree Magna Cum Laude from the University of Kansas. She also completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Rutgers University and Bristol-Myers Squibb in Pharmacy Education and Drug Information.
Dr. Mendez-Harper has held positions in various aspects of pharmacy including the national association of pharmacists, community pharmacy, mail service pharmacy, specialty pharmacy, Indian Health pharmacy, and managed care pharmacy. Dr. Mendez-Harper served on the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy for six years and has served in various district and national state board of pharmacy association leadership roles. She is currently serving her second term as the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy appointee on the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. In her current role as State Government Affairs Principal with Prime Therapeutics, Dr. Mendez-Harper covers legislative and regulatory activities impacting all areas of pharmacy in seven states.
Cindy D. Stowe, BS, PharmD
Dr. Stowe served as Dean at Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for five years and is currently serving as the fifth Dean of the UAMS College of Pharmacy since July 2019. Dr. Stowe was appointed by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in 2022. Dr. Stowe received her BS in Pharmacy and PharmD from the University of Kentucky.
Susan E. Buechele, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, IBCLC
Assistant Dean of Graduate Clinical Programs and Assistant Clinical Professor, MNSON, LUC
Kimberly S. Croley, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP, FAPhA
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.
Reza Karimi, RPh, PhD
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 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.
John Clay Kirtley, PharmD
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.
Winnie Landis, BS Pharm, CDE, FAPhA
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.
Michael A. Moné, BS Pharm, JD, FAPhA
Michael 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
Dr. Youmans is the Executive 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.