KPhA Board of Directors
President: Dared Price, PharmD
Dared Price was born and raised in Elk City, OK. After graduating high school, he attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK, where he met his wife Renee. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy in 2008. He entered a partnership with Osborn Drugs in 2010 and the partnership purchased Graves Drugs Stores in Winfield, KS, and Ark City, KS. In 2019, Dared and Renee also purchased the Damm Pharmacies located in Andover, KS; Rose Hill, KS; and Derby, KS. Dared serves on many committees and boards including being past president of the William Newton Hospital Foundation Board and serving on the NCPA technology committee. Dared and Renee have 3 children Landon, Preston, and Greyson.
President-Elect: Tessa Schnelle, PharmD
Tessa earned a BA in Psychology from MidAmerica Nazarene University and spent a decade working in Human Resources for Target Corporation before obtaining her PharmD from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in 2020. Since graduation, Tessa has worked at Western Missouri Medical Center, Osawatomie State Hospital, Olathe Health System, and Cass Regional Medical Center all while studying for a Master of Public Health degree from The George Washington University. Tessa also serves as a New Practitioner Mentor for the University of Kansas APhA-ASP Chapter, committee member for Phi Lamba Sigma - Pharmacy Leadership Society, and on the Staff Parish Relations Committee for the Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS. Tessa and Deric live in Louisburg, KS with their 3 children Dayton, Denver, and Dallas.
Secretary-Treasurer: Sloane Freeman, PharmD
Sloane and her husband Lance own a number of pharmacies in South Central Kansas.
Immediate Past President: Kristen Powell, PharmD
Kristen Powell earned a BA in Psychology from Washburn University and a PharmD from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. She is the site manager at Genoa Healthcare, located within Family Service and Guidance Center in Topeka. She previously worked for 10 years at Dillons. She sits on the Rural Nursing/Rx Technician Task Force with the Kansas Board of Pharmacy. She is married and has two girls ages 3 and 7. Kristin volunteers with Christian Challenge at Washburn University, New Hope Food Pantry in Topeka, various events for Kansas Ballet Company, and her church.
Academy and Affiliated Directors
Voting Board Members
Community Academy Director: Heath Kerr, PharmD
Heath was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas and attended Topeka West High School. Following high school, Heath graduated and received his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Kansas in 1990. Heath followed his father’s (Hoyt Kerr) footsteps into pharmacy and credits his dad as the reason he entered the profession. He has worked in chain retail pharmacy for most of his career before entering a clinical role as PIC at Genoa Healthcare Pharmacy in Wichita, Kansas. Heath is married to Tracy, and they have two adult children, Haleigh and Hunter.
Health-System Academy Director: Adam Henn, PharmD
Adam received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in 2018 and Master of Health Care Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2020. He completed a combined PGY1/PGY2 health system pharmacy administration and leadership residency at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI. He is currently a Pharmacy Operations Manager at the University of Kansas Health System in the Retail/Ambulatory department. Adam enjoys spending time with his wife Katie, family, and friends.
Managed Care Academy Director: Micha Bastian, PharmD
PIC, Genoa Healthcare Company #00077, Shawnee, KS
Owners Academy Director: Will Anderson, PharmD
Pharmacist/Owner, Orchards Drug, Lawrence, KS
At-Large 1 Board Member: Savanna Anschutz, PharmD
Pharmacist, B&K Prescription Shop, Salina, KS
At-Large 2 Board Member: Jessica Bates, PharmD, BCGP
Clinical Associate Professor, KU School of Pharmacy, Lawrence, KS
Kansas Pharmacy Foundation President: Jim Baumann, RPh
Account Director, Pfizer Inc., Overland Park, KS
Nonvoting Board Members
Kansas New Practitioners Network Co-Directors: Tessa Schnelle, PharmD and Christian Williams, PharmD
Tessa is Pharmacy Director at Cass Regional Medical Center, Harrisonville, MO
Christian is a Pharmacist at Rockers Pharmacy, Paola, KS
Technician Council Director: Morgan Moellinger
Morgan Moellinger is a nationally certified technician at El Dorado TrueCare Pharmacy. Where she has worked for almost four years. She started out as a clerk originally and fell in love with everything about pharmacy. Shortly after starting at TrueCare she was promoted to a technician, then to co-lead for technicians at her store. She said, "I enjoy my job, and that is a pretty lucky thing to say. I can't wait to see the way pharmacy, as a whole, continues to grow, and for me to grow with it!"
KU School of Pharmacy Representative: Ron Ragan, Dean
Ronald Ragan earned his BS in Pharmacy (1984), MS in Pharmacology (1997) and Ph.D. in Pharmacology (1998) from the KU School of Pharmacy. He became Dean of the School of Pharmacy in 2019.
Student Representative: Mira Shenoy, PharmD Candidate 2024
University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, Lawrence, KS