Application for TPA House of Delegates | Practice Society Delegate or Alternate
Applications will be accepted through
December 21, 2020!
(Submit your application below.)
|CLICK HERE for the list of Practice Societies seeking applications for Delegates and Alternate Delegates.|
The TPA House of Delegates is responsible for setting Association policies and guiding the future of the pharmacy profession. Because of this charge, it is essential for TPA practice societies to have broad-based representation through their Delegates and/or Alternate Delegates and to be heard on key issues that affect daily practice.
|If you’re currently serving as a Practice Society Delegate or Alternate Delegate, it’s important that you submit a new application if you wish to continue serving in that capacity for 2021.|
Are you interested in serving in the TPA House of Delegates as a Delegate or Alternate Delegate for your practice society? First, review the information below to help you decide if serving as a Delegate or Alternate is right for you.
- Service Requirements: By submitting your application, you agree to maintain active membership in the association throughout your term and to attend two upcoming TPA House of Delegates sessions, one during the 2021 TPA Virtual Winter Meeting in February and one during the 2021 TPA Summer Meeting in New Orleans, June 17-20. Some of the meeting locations will require overnight stays. Travel expenses are not covered by TPA.TPA deeply appreciates employers that are willing to accommodate pharmacist and technician leaders who volunteer to serve in TPA. We have found such support to be critical to the success of both the individual and the work that TPA can accomplish for pharmacy’s future. Please make sure that your employer would be supportive of your leadership involvement before applying to serve.
- Eligibility for Practice Society Delegates and Alternate Delegates:
- Pharmacists who live or work in Tennessee and hold corresponding active membership in TPA and the society they wish to serve are eligible for Delegate and Alternate Delegate positions. TPA and society membership must be current at the time of application and must be maintained throughout the term of appointment, if selected.
- Pharmacy technicians who are registered in Tennessee and hold active membership in the Tennessee Society of Pharmacy Technicians (TSPT) are eligible for Delegate and Alternate Delegate positions representing TSPT. Membership must be current at the time of application and must be maintained throughout the term of appointment, if selected.
- Term of Service: The term of service for 2021 society Delegates and Alternates will be from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2021.
- Delegate and Alternate Delegate Selection Process: All TPA and practice society Delegates and Alternates are selected according to the process defined in the TPA By-Laws and each Society’s Rules of Order. By early February, all applicants will be notified by email as to whether or not they were selected to serve as a Delegate or Alternate.
|TPA is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for pharmacists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other pharmacy professionals. TPA and all of its wholly-owned subsidiaries are proud to provide equal membership, employment, and volunteer service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or mental or physical challenges.|
TPA Practice Societies Accepting Applications for Delegates and Alternate Delegates
CLICK HERE TO APPLY (through December 21, 2020)
- Tennessee Compounding Pharmacists Society (TCPS) – for pharmacists who seek to ensure the quality, safety, and availability of compounded medications, through communication, education, and advocacy efforts
- Tennessee Society of Chain Pharmacists (TSCP) – for pharmacists whose primary practice site is in a chain community pharmacy
- Tennessee Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP) – for pharmacists whose primary practice site is in a health-system pharmacy – including hospitals
- Tennessee Society of Independent Pharmacists (TSIP) – for pharmacists whose primary practice site is in an independently-owned community pharmacy
- Tennessee Society of Long Term Care Pharmacists (TSLTCP) – for consultant pharmacists and pharmacists whose primary practice site is in a pharmacy providing services to long-term care facilities
- Tennessee Society of Pharmacists (TSP) – for pharmacists whose primary practice is not in the other practice categories. This includes, for example, pharmacists whose primary practice site is in a college of pharmacy, in the pharmaceutical industry, or in managed care
- Tennessee Society of Pharmacy Technicians (TSPT) – for TPA members working as pharmacy technicians or enrolled in a pharmacy technician training program