Community Pharmacists Academy


Community Academy Director - Sandie Kueker, RPh     Email:
Hesston Pharmacy, Hesston, KS

Important Link:

Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board      

Academy Charter Information

Community Academy Charter


To support KPhA in its mission to promote and advance pharmaceutical care for Kansans. In doing so, the Community academy is charged with increasing the knowledge, empathy, sustainability and membership of pharmacy personnel in the state of Kansas. In addition, the Community academy extends its knowledge and altruism to all other academies in KPhA to provide continuity of communication and ultimately the best pharmaceutical care for Kansans.


  • Sustain and increase membership
  • Educate pharmacy personnel on current drug trends, wholesaler issues, new therapies, legislative issues, marketing and business trends
  • Promote Outreach programs designed for the community
  • Attain political influence that promotes pharmacy sustainability
  • Foster communication between members to share ideas
  • Document pharmaceutical needs of Kansans

Academy Leadership (2-year term)

The members of the academy will elect a chairperson who will represent the academy as a Director on the KPhA board.  The chairperson will be responsible for the following:

1.  Attend full board meetings as scheduled

2.  Generate ideas to promote interest in KPhA

3.  Understand the academy charter and the purpose of the academy

4.  Identify topics of interest to present to members of the academy

5. Offer guidance to and work well with KPhA staff to plan academy events

6. Plan a minimum of one legislative dinner annually

7. Plan a minimum of two educational events or workshops for the academy annually

8. Identify and coordinate sponsorships for academy functions

9. Provide leadership within KPhA to enhance services and grow membership 

10. Participate in or delegate a representative to assist in coordination of relevant continuing education topics at the annual meeting that will benefit your academy members

11. Visit and/or communicate with members in your Academy to the maximum extent possible. 


KPhA will issue a call for office nominations at least 30 days prior to the deadline electronically through the bi-weekly e-Communique and other membership emails. Elections will be decided by majority vote and ties will be resolved with re-cast of votes. Newly elected officers will be installed at the KPhA Annual Meeting and the term shall begin January 1 of the following year after election..


If the Chairperson can no longer perform the duties of that chair then the Chairperson or KPhA will select someone to finish that term. KPhA bylaws state that if an academy fails to fill its position on the board for two years, the academy shall be deemed to have forfeited Board representation and shall be deemed dissolved upon resolution of the KPhA Board.

Changes to Academy Charter 

Changes to the Academy Charter will be submitted to the KPhA Board of Directors for approval.

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