If you would like to send a message to the board of directors, please use the contact form or email board@aapp.org. The 2023-2024 Board represents a variety of practice settings such that their jobs consist of Academia (33%), Clinical (56%), and Research (11%).

Michelle Geier, PharmD, BCPP
President
Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacist Supervisor
San Francisco Department of Public Health
San Francisco, CA

Clinical: 40%; Administrative: 60%
I am a psychiatric clinical pharmacist supervisor for a county public health department that also maintains a clinical practice site. I supervise 7 psychiatric clinical pharmacists. I also manage a caseload of psychiatric and substance use disorders clients under a collaborative practice agreement at a county mental health clinic that predominantly serves people experiencing homelessness on admission and dual diagnosis. I oversee substance use disorder clinical services at our county mental health and substance use disorders pharmacy that serves approximately 200 people with opioid use disorder. I participate in multiple quality improvement committees for our health plan that is responsible for all Medicaid beneficiaries with a serious mental illness in our county. I serve at the Residency Program Director for our PGY2 in psychiatry.

Jolene Bostwick, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
President-Elect
Assistant Dean for Co-Curriculum and Professional Development & Clinical Professor
University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
Ann Arbor, MI

Academia: 30%; Administrative: 70%
I practiced as a psychiatric pharmacist for 15 years, developing clinical pharmacist services at three different practice sites including a VA outpatient clinic, a University hospital inpatient adult psychiatry service, and University outpatient psychiatry clinic focused on managing depressive and anxiety disorders. At these sites I oversaw IPPE students, APPE students, pharmacy fellows, and pharmacy residents who were instrumental in providing support for and helping us expand our pharmacy services.

Amy Werremeyer, PharmD, BCPP
Past President
Professor & Chair, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Specialist in Psychiatry
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

Academia: 90%; Clinical: 10%
I practice in an ambulatory community mental health center. I provide medication optimization consultation as well as medication education groups.

Kristina Reinstatler, PharmD, MBA, BCPP
Treasurer
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Drug Policy
UC Health University of Cincinnati Medical Center
UC Health UCMC Psychiatric Services
Cincinnati, OH

Academia: 15%; Clinical: 10%; Administrative: 70%; Other: 5%

Brenda K Schimenti
Secretary
Executive Director, AAPP
8055 O Street, Ste. S113
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 476-1677

Julie Cunningham, PharmD, BCPP
Member-at-Large
Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer Clinical Practice & Research, Mayo Clinic Medical Center, Rochester, MN

Academia: 10%; Admin: 80%; Clinical: 10%
Responsible for all clinical pharmacy and pharmacy-based research programs. Development of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient clinical pharmacy program that incorporates best practices and emphasizes the safety and optimized outcomes of our patients. Development of comprehensive clinical pharmacy program that delivers the highest value care to our patients and the organization. Supports a pharmacy-based research program. Ensures incorporation, alignment with and support of the departmental and institutional strategic vision, direction and priorities. Actively participates in and supports pharmacy education programs and scholarly activity. Pharmacy administrative partner for opioid stewardship program. Consultative responsibilities for provider referred challenging controlled substance cases through the Controlled Substance Advisory Group.

Jennifer Dress, PharmD, BCPP
Member-at-Large
Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacist
Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Admin: 60%; Clinical: 30%; Other: 10%
I have been a clinical pharmacy practitioner for the past 12 years with my first several years spent working with a multidisciplinary team on our acute psychiatry unit. Now, my time is split between three main roles. First, I spend approximately 30% of my work week providing comprehensive medication management to clients seen in our mental health clinic. Next, as clinical pharmacy supervisor, I oversee 12 employees working in various settings including inpatient acute and general outpatient mental health, primary care mental health integration, substance use disorder treatment, mental health consult liaison, and pain management. Finally, I am the Prevention and Management of Disruptive Behavior training coordinator for our facility.

Andrew Williams, PharmD, BCPP, BCGP
Member-at-Large
Senior Clinical Pharmacist
Behavioral Health and Neighborhood Pharmacies
Riverside University Health System
Riverside, CA

Academia: 5%; Clinical: 25%; Administrative: 70%
I am the supervisor for Riverside University Health System’s mental health pharmacy and service lines. RUHS is a local government hospital, owned and operated by Riverside County. Seven psychiatric pharmacists provide administrative, distributive, and clinical pharmacy services at RUHS Arlington Campus, a 97 bed psychiatric hospital with two psychiatric emergency departments (adult and child/adolescent). In addition, I oversee the psychiatric pharmacy outpatient clinics and psychiatric pharmacy inpatient consult services at RUHS Medical Center. I also serve as the RPD for our PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Program and the coordinator of our institution’s pharmacy internship program.
Benjamin Chavez, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP
Ex Officio
DEI Representative
Clinical Pharmacist / Clinical Professor
Salud Family Health
Arvada, CO
 
Clinical: 80%; Administrative: 20%
I'm a clinical pharmacist at Salud Family Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center with multiple clinics throughout Colorado. I am board certified in psychiatric pharmacy and ambulatory care. I provide direct care to patients with psychiatric conditions, as well as manage patients with diabetes and hypertension. A large percentage of our patients are Spanish speaking and/or underserved. Visits are done both in person and telephonically. The clinical pharmacy services at Salud also provide consultation to medical providers on a wide array of conditions. I am also involved in student learning through IPPEs and APPEs, and a hold a Clinical Professor appointment with the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.