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BOARD ELECTION FOR WESTERN AND NORTHERN DISTRICTS - CANDIDATE INTEREST SESSION DATES AND LOCATIONS

The next Board of Pharmacy election is scheduled to begin November 1, 2021. Two positions on the Board will be filled, the Western District seat presently held by William Mixon and the Northern District seat presently held by Keith Vance.

Mr. Mixon will complete his second consecutive five-year term on April 30, 2022 and thus is term limited.

Dr. Vance will complete his first five-year term on April 30, 2022 and is eligible to run for a second term.

The Western District comprises Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Gaston, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey Counties.

The Northern District comprises Alamance, Caswell, Forsyth, Guilford, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin Counties.

The winners of this election will begin their terms on May 1, 2022.

PHARMACISTS INTERESTED IN RUNNING FOR A BOARD SEAT:

To be eligible to run for one of these two seats, the candidate must be a licensed pharmacist residing in one of the counties that comprise the district at the time of the election. Candidates who wish to stand for election will be required to submit a petition signed by ten (10) pharmacists residing in the relevant district to the Board office by October 1, 2021. Please contact Kristin Moore at the Board office for petition/signature logistics.

More information about nominations and the voting process will be posted and emailed to North Carolina pharmacists in the coming weeks.

Questions about the election should be directed to Jay Campbell, the Board’s Executive Director.

 


 

Q: When is the next Board election and what position(s) will be open?

A: The next Board of Pharmacy election is scheduled to begin November 1, 2021. Two positions on the Board will be filled, the Western District seat presently held by William Mixon and the Northern District seat presently held by Keith Vance.

Mr. Mixon will complete his second consecutive five-year term on April 30, 2022 and thus is term limited.

Dr. Vance will complete his first five-year term on April 30, 2022 and is eligible to run for a second term.

The Western District comprises Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Gaston, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey Counties.

The Northern District comprises Alamance, Caswell, Forsyth, Guilford, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin Counties.

The winners of this election will begin their terms on May 1, 2022.

 


TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021 - SOUTHEASTERN DISTRICT BOARD ELECTION RESULTS

Please join the Board in congratulating Dr. Andrew (Andy) Bowman of Lillington for being elected by North Carolina pharmacists to represent the southeastern district for a second term.  The Board certified the election results at its March 2, 2021 meeting. Follow this link to see the full results.

2,304 votes were cast between November 1, 2020 and March 1, 2021. Dr. Bowman received over 30% of the total votes cast, thereby garnering a substantial plurality of the votes.  Once officially appointed by Governor Roy Cooper, Dr. Bowman will begin his second term effective May 1, 2021.

The Board expresses its heartfelt appreciation to the other candidates for Board membership – Wesley Hickman, Eric Lee, Bronson Lowery, Robert (Joey) McLaughlin, Justin Sparrow, and Irv Trust. Their commitment to public service is evident by their candidacy and the showing of support that each garnered during the election.

Congratulations to Dr. Bowman and thank you to all North Carolina pharmacists who voted.

 


 

THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2020

BOARD CERTIFIES RESULTS OF NORTHEASTERN DISTRICT ELECTION.  Please join the Board in congratulating Wallace Nelson of Hertford for being elected by North Carolina pharmacists to represent the Northeastern District.  The Board certified the Northeastern District election results by teleconference meeting on Thursday, March 26.  Please also join the Board in thanking Cornelius Toliver for a terrific campaign for the seat.  Click here to see the vote totals.

 


TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020

BOARD CERTIFIES RESULTS OF CENTRAL DISTRICT ELECTION. Please join the Board in congratulating Dr. Ashley Duggins of Asheboro for being elected by North Carolina pharmacists to continue representing the Central District. The Board certified the Central District election results by conference call on Monday, March 2. Click here to see vote totals for this district.

 




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