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Title:Pharmacy, State Board of
Contact Name:Diane Casas
Contact Title:Assistant to Director/IDFPR Board Liaison
Contact Phone:312.814.5325
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.
Composition:The Board shall consist of 11 members, 8 of whom shall be licensed pharmacists. One of the licensed pharmacists shall have a primary site for the practice of pharmacy at an inpatient hospital pharmacy. Each of those 8 members must be a licensed pharmacist in good standing in this State, a graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy or hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy and have at least 5 years' practical experience in the practice of pharmacy subsequent to the date of his licensure as a licensed pharmacist in the State of Illinois. There shall be one member who is a pharmacy technician. There shall be 2 public members, who shall be voting members, who shall not be engaged in any way, directly or indirectly, as providers of health care in this State or any other state.
Chair:Elected by board
Authority:225 ILCS 85/10

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Gard, Glen4/1/20273/3/2022GovernorMember, PharmacistPharmacist with a primary site for the practice of pharmacy at an inpatient hospital pharmacyCook
George, Tomson4/1/20248/12/2022GovernorMember, PharmacistNone
Mazzotti, Richard4/1/20271/1/2004GovernorMember, PharmacistChristian
McCann, Ryan4/1/20221/19/2018GovernorMember, PharmacistCook
Muldrow, Edwin4/1/20242/16/2022GovernorMember, PharmacistCook
Patel, Yagnesh4/1/20218/20/2012GovernorChair, PharmacistDuPage
Pietrandoni, Glen4/1/202212/15/2017GovernorMember, PharmacistCook
Scarpelli, Denise4/2/202011/6/2015GovernorMember, PharmacistCook
VACANT4/1/2025GovernorMember, Public MemberNone
VACANTGovernorMember, Pharmacy Technican
Zimmerman, Robert4/1/20208/12/2016GovernorMember, Public MemberCook