CPA Board of Directors

Members of the Board of Directors are elected to leadership positions by the membership. It is the job of the Board of Directors to strategically and fiscally guide CPA in its pursuit of fulfilling the vision for Connecticut pharmacy. The Board of Directors, along with our committees and academies, builds leadership skills in our members.

For a list of Past Presidents from 1876 to Present Click Here.

CPA Officers 2017-18

Past President
Bahar Matusik

Gillian Kuszewski, Pharm.D.

Elizabeth Bragaw, Pharm.D.

First Vice President
Jean Keating

Second Vice President
Rob Picone

Peter Tyczkowski, R.Ph., MBA
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Executive Vice President & Board Secretary
Margherita R. Giuliano, R.Ph., CAE
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Of the twelve active members of the Board of Directors, six are elected for 3 year staggered terms.  The other six active members are appointed by the incoming President for one year terms.  Terms commence immediately following the Installation Banquet held at the New England Pharmacists Convention.

Regional Representatives

Marissa Salvo

Laura Craven

Burton Orland

Angelo DeFazio

Annik Chamberlin

Appointed Members

Kristen Rychalsky

Lydia Tran

Julian Koruni

Eric Halpern

Student Members

Kailey Mandigo, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
Brandon Mendes, University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy

News & Events

Register today for the New England Pharmacists Convention, which will take place on September 13 and September 14 at Foxwoods. Click here for more details!

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