Government Affairs Committee

The mission of the government affairs committee is to identify federal and state legislative and/or regulatory issues/proposals/rules that may significantly impact NASP members and specialty pharmacy stakeholders; to develop position statements and official responses which effectively articulate NASP’s position relative to these issues/proposals/rules and to educate and advocate on behalf of all specialty pharmacy stakeholders consistent with the mission of the organization, the needs of the membership and the patients we serve.

Meets: Quarterly from 11 a.m. – noon EST via Zoom

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To learn more, download the Government Affairs Committee Flyer.

Government Affairs Committee Roster

Co-Chairpersons: Norma Castaneda, Fidelis Specialty Pharmacy and Deb Wells, Wells Health Group
Board Liaisons: Nick Calla, Orsini Healthcare and Timothy Ward, Hercules Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Other Liaison: Julie Allen, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC

Naomi Abrahamson, BioTek ReMEDys
Julie Allen, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC
Cheryl Allen, Curatio Scientia Advisors
Andrew Babb, BioTek ReMEDys
Sheena Babin, Ochsner Health System
Danielle Beltz, Cleveland Clinic
Heather Chapman, Ardon Health
Linda Clark, Barclay Damon LLP
Mitchell Clevenger, ARJ Infusion Services
Cynthia Coffey, Riverside Health System
Keith Cook, CPS Solutions
Haile Dagne, GSK (ViiV Healthcare)
Suzette DiMascio, Suzette DiMascio & Associates
Meagan Fowler, UAB Health System
Cameron Franklin, Onco360 Oncology Pharmacy
Scott Frishman, University Health
Brett Furchner, Orsini Healthcare
Neda Hanson, CPS Solutions
Jessie Heaton, Maxor National Pharmacy
Tim Hinkley, Froedtert Specialty Pharmacy
Jill Honhera, CPS Solutions
Marinda Howard, Nufactor
Joseph Huntsman, FountainRx Specialty Pharmacy
Josephine Hurtado, Texas Children’s Hospital
Grace Hwang, CVS Specialty Pharmacy
Greg Isaak, D2 Solutions
Alban Ivezaj, DirectRx
Charley John, Walgreen Co
Stacey Johnson, Hy-Vee, Inc.
Shalini Kochicheril, University of Virginia Health System
Sean Krohn, Cleveland Clinic
Nicholas LaRiviere, Yale New Haven Health
Candace Lerman, RareCandace
Nicole LoMonaco, Walmart
Mohamed Mahmoud, Cleveland Clinic
Matt Manning, Omnicell Specialty Pharmacy Services
Michael Martin, McKesson Specialized Care Pharmacy Solutions
Regan McIntosh, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Michael McLendon, USPack Logistics
Tanya Menchi, Shields Health Solutions
Thomas Michaels, AstraZeneca
Ted Mills, Perigon Health 360
Tiffany Mitchem, Southern Cancer Center
Toren Mushovic, Soleo Health
Jordan Nicholls, WVU Medicine
Stephen Novis, ViiV Healthcare
Katie Pederson, Rx Savings Solutions
Tiffany Phung, UC Davis
Raymond Po, Shields Health Solutions
Paul Polansky, PAPRx, LLC
Jon Rawlson, Armory Hill Advocates LLC
Chelsea Renfro, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Specialty Pharmacy
Jann Rigell, AcariaHealth
Lee Rosebush, BakerHostetler
Micaila Ruiz, Optum Specialty Pharmacy
Trushar Sheth, Giannatto’s Specialty Pharmacy
Allison Shuster, Pfizer
Vic Simianu, Sphinx Strategies
Kate Smullen, Shields Health Solutions
Sarah Thornton, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Peggy Tomes, Amber Specialty Pharmacy
Tina Valbh, PharmaKonnect LLC
Craig Vollmer, Soleo Health
Ben Zetsche, Johnson and Johnson Health Care Systems Inc

Committee members as of July 5, 2024.