PQA Board of Directors

PQA’s Board represents a diverse group of thought leaders and experts in healthcare, who understand how medication optimization improves patient outcomes and supports a value-based care system. Covering the healthcare spectrum, their expertise helps PQA advance the safe and appropriate use of medicines. The Board is composed of up to 25 individuals representing all of PQA’s membership sectors:

  • Community Pharmacy
  • Health Plans, Health Systems, Alliances and Pharmacy Benefits Managers
  • Pharmaceutical Industry Organizations
  • Health Technology Solutions and Data Analytics
  • Healthcare Quality and Standards Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Associations, Foundations and Research Institutions
  • Universities and Academic Institutions

The Board meets four times a year during the following months: February, May (in conjunction with the PQA Annual Meeting), September and November (in conjunction with the PQA Leadership Summit).

Executive Committee

Board Members

Board Liaisons


Alan Balch, PhD 
Patient Advocate Foundation

Michelle Ketcham, PharmD, MBA 
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Jeff Rochon, PharmD 
Pace Alliance