Jeanne D. Waggener, RPh, was elected to serve as the 2015-2016 treasurer of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) during the Association’s 111th Annual Meeting, May 16-19, 2015, in New Orleans, LA. Prior to the election, Ms Waggener served a three-year term as an Executive Committee member representing District 6.

Ms Waggener, a member of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy since 2006, has served on several Board task forces and committees and as president and treasurer of the Board. Ms Waggener began her career as a staff pharmacist in a community pharmacy, and she has worked in the community pharmacy environment, both as a pharmacy manager and assistant manager, for nearly 40 years. Currently, Ms Waggener is the health and wellness market director for Wal-Mart Pharmacy.

An active member of NABP, Ms Waggener has served on several task forces and committees. Most recently, she served as the Executive Committee liaison for the Task Force on Prescription Drug Abuse. She also served as chair of the Task Force on Internet Pharmacy Practice, and was a member of the Task Force to Review and Recommend Revisions to the Controlled Substances Act. In addition, Ms Waggener has served on the Committee on Constitution and Bylaws. Further, Ms Waggener represented NABP at an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education meeting on advancing quality pharmacy education.

Ms Waggener has served on the Texas Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board since 2005, and she is a member of the Texas Pharmacy Association and the American Pharmacists Association.

An active leader in pharmacy education, Ms Waggener has served as a preceptor for the last 10 years. She has served as chair of the advisory council for the pharmacy technician program at Texas State Technical College, where she has been a member since 2001. In addition, Ms Waggener has been an active leader in several science and engineering fairs in Texas. Currently, she is the fair director and a member of the Institutional Review Board for the Central Texas Science and Engineering Fair, Inc. She has also served as chair of the Advisory Council of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, and as chair of the Institutional Review Board for the ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair.

Ms Waggener earned a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from the  University of Texas, Austin.

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