Board Members

There are seven members of the Board of Pharmacy, appointed by the governor for three-year terms. These appointments are subject to reappointment, for a total of nine years. The Board is comprised of five pharmacist members and two public members. The Board is responsible for regulating the practice of pharmacy and the legal distribution and dispensing of prescription drugs and precursor substances throughout Iowa.  The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, licensing, renewal, and discipline of pharmacists, pharmacies, drug wholesalers, pharmacist-interns, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy support persons, and persons or businesses involved in the distribution of controlled substances in Iowa, and continuing education for pharmacists.

Sharon Meyer, Chair

Sharon Meyer was appointed by Governor Branstad and began her service on May 1, 2013.  She was re-appointed by Governor Branstad in 2016 to her second term that runs through April 30, 2019.  She is a licensed pharmacist from Urbandale.

Edward McKenna, Vice Chair

Edward McKenna was appointed by Governor Branstad and began his service on May 1, 2012.  He was re-appointed by Governor Branstad in 2015 to his second term that runs through April 30, 2018.  He is a licensed pharmacist from Storm Lake.

LaDonna Gratias

LaDonna Gratias was appointed by Governor Branstad and began her service on May 1, 2011.  She was re-appointed by Governor Brandstad in 2017 for a third term that runs through April 30, 2020. She is a home builder from Clive.

Jason Hansel

Jason Hansel was appointed by Governor Branstad and began serving on the Board on May 1, 2015.  His current term ends on April 30, 2018.  He is a licensed pharmacist from Bettendorf.

Joan Skogstrom

Joan Skogstrom was appointed by Governor Branstad and began serving on the Board on May 1, 2017.  Her current term ends on April 30, 2019.  She is an attorney from Urbandale.

Gayle Mayer

Gayle Mayer was appointed by Governor Branstad and began serving on the Board on May 1, 2017.  Her current term ends April 30, 2020.  She is a licensed pharmacist from Spirit Lake. 

Brett Barker

Brett Barker was appointed by Governor Branstad and began serving on the Board on May 1, 2017.  His current term ends April 30, 2020.  He is a licensed pharmacist from Nevada. 

 

Printed from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy website on August 16, 2017 at 4:37pm.