NCPA Outstanding Faculty Liaison of the Year

Nomination Deadline: March 30. Nominations for 2024 are closed

The NCPA Outstanding Faculty Liaison of the Year Award recognizes a faculty liaison who demonstrates exceptional leadership and commitment to independent pharmacy, his/her NCPA Student Chapter, and the community.

The award recipient will receive:

  • An engraved plaque
  • A travel stipend to the NCPA Annual Convention in the Fall
  • Complimentary registration to the NCPA Annual Convention


Candidates for the award must be an advisor of an NCPA Student Chapter. Self-nominations are acceptable. To be eligible for this award, the nominee must not have received the award within the last five years.

Nomination Process

Required information includes:

  • Name of NCPA Student Chapter
  • Nominee for award (with contact information)
  • Description of faculty liaison’s contributions to the chapter this past year (350 words or less)
  • Nominator contact information

Previous NCPA Outstanding Faculty Liaison of the Year Recipients

  • 2023 Johnathan Hamrick, Mercer University
  • 2022 Kendall Guthrie, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • 2021 Pamela Stamm, Auburn University
  • 2020 Pooja Patel, University of South Florida
  • 2019 Katie Westgerdes, Ohio Northern University
  • 2018 Melissa L. Hunter, University of Wyoming
  • 2017 Stacey Curtis, University of Florida
  • 2016 Joseph William Ferullo, MCPHS University
  • 2015 Peter Tyczkowski, University of Connecticut
  • 2014 Ashley Earley, Harding University
  • 2013 Kelly Orr, University of Rhode Island
  • 2012 Art Jacknowitz, West Virginia University
  • 2011 Edward S. Sherman, University of the Pacific
  • 2010 Deirdre Myers, Ohio Northern University
  • 2009 Michael T. Rupp, Midwestern University, Glendale
  • 2008 Karl D. Fiebelkorn, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
  • 2007 Linda Garrelts MacLean, Washington State University
  • 2006 Karen Blumenschein, University of Kentucky
  • 2005 William R. Letendre, PCCA
  • 2004 Donna West, University of Arkansas
  • 2003 Jacqueline S. Gardner, University of Washington
  • 2003 Dana P. Hammer, Purdue University
  • 2002 Jack L. Coffey, University of Oklahoma
  • 2001 Gene Hotchkiss, University of Kansas