Vice President of Legislative Affairs

Keerat Kandola


Involvements: SPAC, POYSE, Phi Lambda Sigma


– Organizes events and programs promoting the importance of advocacy and legislative affairs to undergraduate students, pharmacy students, faculty/staff and our community (may include the following: Legislative Week, Legislative Day and Legislative Breakfast, as well as legislative visits)

– Serves as the CPhA Board of Directors (BOD) student representative as the state liaison to represent the student body

– Submits quarterly articles for publication in California Pharmacists magazine to highlight the achievements of the students

– Organizes CPhA student outreach programs and collaborates with local CPhA associations to promote the importance of being actively involved with organizations/associations on a local, state and national level

– Selects and collaborates with student delegates and policy writers for state and national conferences

– Serves on the Student Pharmacist Advocacy Coalition (SPAC) executive board

– Advocates for the pharmacy profession by gathering support or opposition for pharmacy related legislation in collaboration with students and pharmacists

– Provides legislative updates during ASP General Meetings to increase student awareness of current legislation

– Attends monthly San Joaquin Pharmacist Association and Sacramento Valley Pharmacist Association meetings as the student liaison between the associations and the student body

– Works with board members to promote American Pharmacists Month and other ASP general events

– Sits on the San Joaquin Pharmacists Association Board with a standing vote