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Title:Pharmacy, State Board of
Website:https://www.idfpr.com/profs/pharm.asp
Contact Name:Cheryl Sakris
Contact Title:Assistant to Director/IDFPR Board Liaison
Contact Phone:217.558.1422
Contact E-Mail:Cheryl.S.Sakris@illinois.gov
Function:The board reviews applications for licenses to practice pharmacy, rules on qualifications of applicants, recommends examinations, authorizes registration of successful candidates, and recommends disciplinary action for licenses.
Term:5 years; no member to serve more than 2 full terms in his/her lifetime.
Senate Confirmation:No
Party Affiliation:Not considered
Qualifications:Pharmacists must have 5 years practical experience as a pharmacist subsequent to Illinois licensure.
Compensation:per diem plus expenses
Composition:9 members appointed by the Governor: - 7 licensed pharmacists (license must be in good standing; must be a graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy or hold a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy) - 2 public members who are not licensed pharmacists in this or any other state
Chair:Elected by board
Authority:225 ILCS 85/10

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Carter, Lemrey Albert4/1/20196/1/2015GovernorMember, PharmacistDuPage
Kotis, Despina4/1/20196/1/2015GovernorMember, PharmacistCook
Mazzotti, Richard4/1/20191/1/2004GovernorMember, PharmacistChristian
McCann, Ryan4/1/20221/19/2018GovernorMember, PharmacistCook
Patel, Yagnesh4/1/20218/20/2012GovernorChair, PharmacistDuPage
Pietrandoni, Glen4/1/202212/15/2017GovernorMember, PharmacistCook
Scarpelli, Denise4/2/202011/6/2015GovernorMember, PharmacistCook
VACANTGovernorMember, Public MemberNone
Zimmerman, Robert4/1/20208/12/2016GovernorMember, Public MemberCook