CAPhO Committees & Task Forces

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO)'s Committees and Task Forces are made up of volunteers committed to representing the professional interests and issues of oncology pharmacy in Canada. See below for a list of the Committees and Task forces and find out more about volunteering for CAPhO.

Advocacy Task Force
Awards Committee
CAPhO Conference Planning Committee
Education Committee Pharmacist - Advanced
Education Committee Pharmacist - Fundamentals
Drug Interactions Module Task Force
Webinar Series Task Force
Education Committee Technician / Pharmacy Assistant
Communications Committee
Membership Committee
Research Committee
Fellow of the Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (FCAPhO) Task Force
Undergraduate Pharmacy Education Task Force
CAPhO Oncology Basics Authorship Task Force

Advocacy Task Force

The Advocacy Task Force coordinates CAPhO Strategy.

Esther Jadusingh: treasurer @ capho.org
Mark Pasetka
Lisa Havixbeck

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee coordinates the Awards and Grants Program.

Sarah Zorzit (Chair): awards @ capho.org
Shirin Abadi
Lori Emond
Vincent Ha
Naushin Hooda

CAPhO Conference Planning Committee

The CAPhO Conference Planning Committee coordinates the organization of the CAPhO Conference. 

Allison Jocko (Chair): conference @ capho.org
Shauna Giles (Past Conference Chair)
Flay Charbonneau
Esther Jadusingh
Charlie Li
Lynne Nakashima
Lily Spasic
Colleen Thurber
Thanh Vu

Education Committee Pharmacist - Advanced

The Education Committee Pharmacist - Advanced oversees the educational activities for CAPhO members.

Glenn Myers (Chair): educationpharmadvanced @ capho.org
Nikki Blosser
Steven Kary 
Joy Rashid

Education Committee Pharmacist - Fundamentals

The Education Committee Pharmacist - Fundamentals coordinates the Oncology Fundamentals Day.

Kyla Bailey (Chair): educationpharmfundamentals @ capho.org
Tina Crosbie: vicepresident @ capho.org
Tara Leslie
Glenn Myers
Tom McFarlane
Jason Wentzell
John Wiernikowski

Drug Interactions Module Task Force

The Drug Interactions Module Task Force coordinates the development of the Drug Interactions Module as a part of Oncology Essentials. 

Glenn Myers (Chair): educationpharmadvanced @ capho.org
Anne Dar Santos
Jennifer Jupp
Tara Leslie
Nicole MacDonald
Kyla Bailey
Sarah Zorzit

Webinar Series Task Force

The Webinar Series Task Force is responsible for reviewing webinar applications. 

Glenn Myers (Chair): educationpharmadvanced @ capho.org
Kristi Hofer
Tara Leslie

Education Committee Technician / Pharmacy Assistant

The Education Committee Technician / Pharmacy Assistant oversees the educational activities for CAPhO members pertaining to Technicians and Pharmacy Assistants.

Colleen Thurber (Chair): educationtechandassistant @ capho.org
Yvonne Dresen
Lori Emond
Michelle Koberinski: directoratlarge @ capho.org
Karen Van Der Lee
Kelly-Ann Wakeford

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee coordinates the e-newsletter, the website, social media activities and promotional materials and ensures that CAPhO branding is consistent on all our materials.

Humirah Sultani (Chair): communications @ capho.org
Jennifer Jupp
Chris Ralph
Pamela Yafai

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee develops, promotes and builds the value of membership in CAPhO.

Adam Gordon (Chair): membership @ capho.org
Maria Anwar
Flay Charbonneau
Lynne Nakashima
John Wiernikowski

Research Committee

The Research Committee facilitates research activity among the CAPhO membership and promotes research activity currently being undertaken by CAPhO members. 

Thomas McFarlane (Chair): research @ capho.org
Carlo DeAngelis
Michelle Deschamps
Ghazaleh Ebrahimnejadalamaki
Daniela Gallo-Hershberg
Vincent Ha
Michael LeBlanc
Mova Leung
Laura Minard
Danica Wasney

Fellow of the Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (FCAPhO) Task Force

The FCAPhO Task Force is charged with promoting the FCAPhO Recognition Program, collecting and reviewing applications against the criteria, deciding if the applicants are deserving, communicating the decisions to the applicants, and awarding the FCAPhO status to those who are successful. The FCAPhO is awarded on an annual basis.

Lynne Nakashima (Chair): info @ capho.org
Carole Chambers
Jennifer Jupp
Mark Pasetka
Christopher Ralph
John Wiernikowski

Undergraduate Pharmacy Education Task Force

The Undergraduate Pharmacy Educations Task Force was formed shortly after CAPhO Conference (formerly NOPS) 2011 to explore opportunities between CAPhO, faculties of pharmacy and pharmacy technician schools. It will be disbanded once a strategy to target these schools for membership has been developed.

Jennifer Jupp (Co-chair): info @ capho.org
Melanie Danilak (Co-chair)
Carlo De Angelis
Tom McFarlane
 

CAPhO Oncology Basics Authorship Task Force (COBATF)

The COBATF will be responsible for updating the current content of Oncology Basics. 
 
Kyla Bailey (Chair): educationpharmfundamentals @ capho.org
Scott Edwards
Jennifer Jupp
Michael LeBlanc
Tara Leslie
Krista McKinnon
Sally Waignein
Danica Wasney
Jason Wentzell