NCPA reshuffles staff to boost advocacy efforts

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Friday, February 24, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has combined its government affairs and communications departments into an Advocacy Center. As a result, the association has added one staff member, and realigned others. NCPA has named Kevin Schweers director of the  Advocacy Center and senior vice president of government and public affairs. He has served as the association’s senior vice president of public affairs since 2011. NCPA has named Scott Brunner as senior vice president of communications and state government affairs. He was previously CEO of the Georgia Pharmacy Association. It has also named Karry La Violette, who has been with the association since 2011, vice president of government affairs and advocacy; and Stephanie DuBois, who has been with the association since 2013, senior director of marketing communications.