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.

Government Affairs Committee Roster

Co-Chairpersons: Micaila Ruiz, Amber Specialty Pharmacy & Deb Wells, Wells Health Group

Timothy Affeldt, Fairview Pharmacy Services
Heba Awadallah, Humana
Leah Bailey, Maxor National Pharmacy Services
Norma Castaneda, Fidelis Specialty Pharmacy
John Colaizzi, Walgreens
Keith Cook, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services
Robyn Crosson, Navitus
Suzette DiMascio, Women In Specialty Pharmacy
Max Downing, Ardon Health
Brett Furchner, Orsini Healthcare
Charles Hampsey, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Jim Herbst, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Benedict Ho, Northwell Health – Vivo Health
Jill Honhera, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services
Josephine Hurtado, Texas Children’s Hospital
Greg Isaak, Pharmacy Partners
Charley John, Walgreens
Stacey Johnson, Hy-Vee, Inc.
Amanda Kibbons, Vanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy
Ron Lanton, Lanton Law
Nicole LoMonaco, LeMed Specialty Pharmacy
Matt Manning, ReCept Pharmacy
Frank Micciche, NCQA
Thomas Michaels, Leo Pharma
Ted Mills, Perigon Pharmacy 360
Toren Mushovic, Soleo Health
Thomas Ollis, Regional Cancer Care Associates
Ashley O’Sullivan, AmerisourceBergen
Romil Patel, Kroger Specialty Pharmacy
Paul Polansky, PAPRX, LLC
Jon Rawlson, Armory Hill Advocates LLC
Jann Rigell, AcariaHealth
Cybil Roehrenbeck
Melissa Sampson, BioMatrix Specialty Pharmacy
Stephen Samuel, Premier Pharmacy Services
Vinay Sawant, Yale New Haven Health
Jaime Shockley, Walgreens
Justin Stubstad, AcariaHealth
Peggy Tomes, Amber Specialty Pharmacy
Shannon Trudelle, Daiiachi Sankyo, Inc.
Craig Vollmer, Soleo Health
Tim Ward, Hercules Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Patti Weber, ReCept Pharmacy
Aaron Wiese, Amber Specialty Pharmacy
Ben Zetsche, Johnson & Johnson

Board Liaisons

Nick Calla, Orsini Healthcare

Other Liaisons

Katherine Mangialardi, NASP

Julie Allen, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC
Sheila Arquette, NASP
Taryn Couture, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC
Megan Malecki, NASP

Committee members as of October 3, 2022