John Vinson, a pharmacist who lives in Benton, has been promoted from chief operating officer to executive vice president and chief executive officer of the Arkansas Pharmacists Association in Little Rock after having filled the position on an interim basis after the departure last year of Scott Pace.
Vinson previously served the APA as vice president of practice innovation and executive director of the Arkansas Pharmacy Foundation, a nonprofit subsidiary of the APA. He also serves as a network facilitator for Arkansas Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network, the first clinical integrated network of community-based pharmacies.
Vinson holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Arkansas and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
Emily Wilson is the 2019-20 fellow in the Arkansas Pharmacists Association’s Executive Fellowship in Association Management.
Wilson completed her undergraduate studies at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro prior to graduating with a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy. She joins the APA staff in Little Rock for a one-year fellowship funded jointly by the APA, the UAMS College of Pharmacy and the Harding University College of Pharmacy.
Ann Gilbert, executive director of the Arkansas Transit Association, recently received the Ken Graves Memorial Award from the Arkansas Society of Association Executives of Little Rock.
The Ken Graves Memorial Award, named for a founding member of ASAE, recognizes exemplary work and service not only in the profession of association management but also in one’s community.
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