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Certification Council

We have an exceptional team of subject matter expert volunteers across practice settings who are committed to PTCB’s mission and advancing patient safety. PTCB’s Certification Council is an autonomous standing committee of PTCB and is responsible for the establishment and administration of PTCB’s certification programs.

Lemrey “Al” Carter, PharmD, RPh, MS

Certification Council Chair

Executive Director, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

Meghan D. Swarthout, PharmD, MBA, BCPS


Division Director, Ambulatory and Care Transitions Department of Pharmacy - The Johns Hopkins Health System

Mark Brunton, MSHE, CPhT

Technician Educator

Pharmacy Technician Program Chair, Northwest Career College

Angela M. Faszczewski, CPhT

Vice President

Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician, Ehardt’s Pharmacy and Medical Supply

Don J. Fillibeck, PharmD, MBA, CSP, IgCP, FASHP

Sterile Compounding Pharmacist

Option Care Heath

Nichole D. Foster, MBA, MEd, CPhT

Community Pharmacy Technician

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Emily Haugh, PharmD

Community Pharmacist


Tiffany Kofroth, CPhT, CSPT, PhTR

Sterile Compounding Technician

Specialty Pharmacy Technician, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Julia M. Leahy, PhD

Public Member

Lawrenceville, NJ

Jody McConkey, MPA, CPhT

Health-System Technician

Pharmacy Standards and Process Controls Manager, Banner Health

William Schimmel

Executive Director and CEO

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

Kilee Yarosh, RPh

Health-System Pharmacist

Omnicell Performance Center