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VP of Legislative Affairs

Brandi Tacdol, American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists Board

Brandi Tacdol
B_tacdol@u.pacific.edu

Responsibilities

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