Boards of Pharmacy and NABP Partnering to Protect Public Health

NABP member boards of pharmacy protect the public health by promoting the highest standards of pharmacy practice. This pledge to uphold health and safety regulations is the basis for all board pursuits, and NABP, through its programs and services, aims to support the boards in keeping that promise to the public.

NABP membership is composed of 54 active members and 11 associate members. To find out more about the governance and member composition, visit the About section.

NABP supports its member boards of pharmacy by offering:

  • Examinations that assess pharmacists’ competency to practice pharmacy, providing boards a uniform, high-quality solution when making a determination of competence,
  • Its pharmacist license transfer program that alleviates the administrative burden on boards by verifying pharmacists’ applications for license transfer,
  • Accreditation programs that create uniform standards and perform inspections to supplement board staff and alleviate financial burden, and
  • Many other services that provide pertinent resources to assist the boards of pharmacy as they work to protect the public health each day.

Volunteer Opportunities

While NABP membership dues are paid by the boards of pharmacy, it is the members and staff of the 65 member boards that make NABP the successful, progressive Association it is today. As board of pharmacy members, your input is essential to addressing the many issues facing boards of pharmacy and the practice today. Participation in these activities is a rewarding way to assist NABP and the boards of pharmacy in our mission to protect the public health. Consider volunteering to serve on a committee or task force.

  • Standing committees, which are held every year, include:
    • Committee on Constitution and Bylaws
    • Committee on Law Enforcement/Legislation
    • Advisory Committee on Examinations
  • Single-issue task forces are established each year and often address topics from resolutions approved at the Annual Meeting.
  • Examination committees write and review test questions to ensure the integrity and validity of the examinations.
Volunteer Application

Volunteer Application

If you are interested in participating on the Committee on Constitution and Bylaws, the Committee on Law Enforcement/Legislation, or a single-issue task force fill out the form below and return it with a current résumé or curriculum vitae. All materials will be forwarded to the NABP president-elect who will make the appointments when he or she becomes NABP president following the Association’s Annual Meeting.

For other committees, you will need to submit your materials separately. To apply for an Examination Committee to write and review test questions, fill out this online application. For the Advisory Committee on Examinations, submit a cover letter and current CV directly to the Executive Office.