Get Involved in CPS

Committees | Task Forces | Academies

Serving on a CPS committee gives you the opportunity to directly engage in the profession and association. Share your experience, expertise and passion to help the association better serve its members and advance the profession. Committee involvement is also a great opportunity to create connections with colleagues across the state. Each year, CPA leaders select pharmacists, residents, and pharmacy technicians from a variety of practice settings to serve on the committees below.

Committees & Task Forces


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Pharmacist on CO Rare Drug Advisory Council

A pharmacist is needed to serve on the newly created Colorado Rare Disease Advisory Council (RDAC)that was passed as SB 22-186 during the legislative session. The RDAC will provide an opportunity for rare disease advocates throughout the state to educate elected officials about the needs of Colorado residents with rare diseases. It will be tasked with researching and identifying best practices to improve care and treatment for rare disease patients.  The Colorado RDAC will consist of twelve voting members that will be appointed by Colorado Legislature leadership.  

If you are interested:  Currently, applications for consideration to serve as a member of the RDAC are being accepted by each of the appointing offices. Please see the information below for instructions on how to apply.  Please be advised that all RDAC members must be full-time Colorado residents, be willing to serve a three-year term (except for the initial appointments which can last four years) and serve without compensation. All appointments will be finalized by October 1st.  The Minority Leader of the Senate will be responsible for appointing the following three positions. Please send an email, including a resume and/or CV, to [email protected]

  1. One registered nurse or advanced practice registered nurse licensed and practicing in Colorado with experience treating rare diseases; 
  2. One pharmacist with expertise dispensing drugs used to treat rare diseases; and
  3. One person who has a rare disease. 
Please contact CPS with any further questions about these opportunities:  [email protected]


Communications Committee Member

The CPS Communications Committee is looking for members interested in supporting the efforts of the committee for the upcoming year! The Communications Committee assists with review and development of content for CPS’ newsletter, social media platforms, and website. No specific skillsets are needed to become a member of the committee. We welcome involvement from any and all members of CPS.

If you are interested in joining the committee, or have questions about the role, please email Sara Wettergreen and Kristin Holmes ([email protected]). Please contact us by August 5th to show your interest. 

Webinar Co-Coordinator 

Ready to help CPS fulfill its commitment to education of its members?

CPS is proud to offer our member pharmacists and technicians FREE accredited CE through our virtual webinar program. Our current webinar Coordinator, Kandi Icenhower, PharmD, has been doing an excellent job over the past several years to offer our members timely and interesting CE presentations.

We are recruiting for a to help Kandi with this effort.  It involves developing ideas on timely topics, contacting and serving as a liaison for the identified speakers, and helping moderate the program.  While we typically offer 4-6 CE webinars per year, this would likely entail helping with approx 2-3 webinars per year.  This is an easy way to get involved with our educational efforts at CPS, serve in a rewarding role, and work with Kandi - which is a plus! More information on our past webinars: Quarterly Webinars (

If interested, please send a quick email of interest to [email protected]

Needed:  CPS Delegate/Alternate to APhA House of Delegates

This coming year, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Delegates selected from Colorado Pharmacists Society (CPS) membership will have opportunity to participate in a variety of policy-related activities leading up to the House of Delegates at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition, March 24-27, 2023, Phoenix, AZ.

Colorado has a total of three delegates and 1 alternate delegate. CPS is currently seeking TWO volunteers (1 volunteer to be a delegate and 1 volunteer to be alternate delegate) for the 2022-2023 APhA House of Delegate cycle.  Interested candidates must:

  1. Be both an APhA and CPS Member
  2. Attend Fall Virtual House meeting (likely in November for ½ day)
  3. Attend the in-person APhA Annual Meeting in Phoenix in March 2023.  Required dates are Friday March 24th and Monday March 27th. The alternate delegate may only have to attend in-person if a regularly appointed delegate cannot attend.  CPS and APhA do not offer travel support funds at this time.

Interested? Please email [email protected]  with your CV and a short paragraph of interest by EOD Thursday July 28, 2022. 

Details?  Official APhA policy is developed by the APhA House of Delegates. Comprised of delegates from state pharmacy associations, APhA membership academies, affiliated organizations, recognized pharmacy organizations, and ex-officio groups, the House of Delegates meets during the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition to debate and adopt policy proposals developed throughout the year. The House sessions are presided over by the Speaker of the House of Delegates.   Each year, the Colorado Pharmacists Society sends three delegates to represent the state at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) House of Delegates (HOD). The HOD meets in person annually at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition and is the supervising body responsible for developing and amending official APhA policy statements. The HOD has a large diversity of representation from nearly all states and territories, including representatives from each of the APhA Academies, large pharmacy organizations, federal pharmacy, and ex-officio (or former leadership) members.