PQA Board of Directors

A Balanced and Committed Board of Directors

The Board plays a crucial role in providing strategic guidance for PQA to operate as an efficient and nimble quality measure organization. The Board is composed of no more than 25 individuals representing all of PQA’s membership sectors.

The Board meets four times a year during the following months:

Executive Committee

Mary Ann Kliethermes, PharmD
Midwestern University
Mitch Betses, RPh
Vice Chair
CVS Health
Jamie Chan, PharmD
Blue Shield of California
David Medvedeff, PharmD, MBA
Member at Large
Aspen Health
Brian C. Jensen, RPh
Community Pharmacy Foundation
Laura Cranston, RPh


Board Members

Michael Anderson, PharmD
UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement
David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Jefferson University
Alan Balch, PhD
Patient Advocate Foundation
Jerry Penso, MD, MBA
American Medical Group Association
Mitch Betses, RPh
CVS Health
Victor Perini, DPh, MSc, MBA
Accredo Health
Christie R. Boutte, PharmD, RPh
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Cynthia J. Pigg, BS Pharm, MHA, FAMCP
Cardinal Health
Anne L. Burns, BSPharm, RPh
American Pharmacists Association
Lori M. Reilly, Esq.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Susan Cantrell, RPh, CAE
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS
UPMC Health Plans
Ronna B. Hauser, PharmD
National Community Pharmacists Association
Jason M. Spangler, MD, MPH, FACPM
Amgen, Inc.
Sharon K. Jhawar, PharmD, MBA, BCGP
SCAN Health Plan
Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, PhD
Community Care of North Carolina
Jeffrey A. Kelman, MD, MMSc
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Timothy L. Weippert, RPh
Thrifty White Pharmacy
Bhavesh Modi, RPh