Volunteer Opportunities

Connect and collaborate with colleagues from across the state by lending your time and expertise through one of these volunteer opportunities.
 
If you are interested in any of the opportunities below, contact IPA at ipa@iarx.org or 515-270-0713.

Delegate

Serving as a delegate in the IPA House of Delegates is your opportunity to have a voice and be part of the policy adopting process for the profession. The House meets each June during the IPA Annual Meeting to debate and adopt policy based on recommendations from IPA’s policy committees and business brought forward by members. For more information on the IPA House of Delegates and how to become a delegate click here.

IPA Journal Author or Peer-Reviewer

The Journal of the Iowa Pharmacy Association is IPA’s quarterly peer-reviewed publication. The Journal welcomes manuscripts from members from all practice settings and areas of expertise. In addition you have the opportunity to use your particular experience and contribute as a peer-reviewer for the Journal. Learn more about contributing to the Journal or becoming a peer-reviewer.

Golf Classic Planning Committee

Each year, the IPA Foundation holds the Eggleston-Granberg Golf Classic to raise funds for its initiatives to support student pharmacists. This committee is a fun way to engage fellow practitioners from across the state.

RAGBRAI Planning Committee

The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) has become an important outreach opportunity for the association and the profession in Iowa. Help guide the objectives of the IPA Foundation RAGBRAI team and coordinate sponsors, donations, pharmacy stops along the way. Whether you’re an avid bike rider or not, this is fun and outside-the-box opportunity for you to promote the profession.

Katy’s Kids

Katy’s Kids is a community-based volunteer program that educates kindergarten and first grade students on safe and appropriate medication use. Developed by IPA, this is fun community outreach opportunity for pharmacist and student pharmacist volunteers. Since its inception in 1988, Katy’s Kids has been presented in over 30 states to more than 50,000 children. Visit the Katy’s Kids website for more information.

Not sure? No problem.

Just let us know what you are interests are. Projects, practice initiatives, and volunteer opportunities pop up throughout the year and we are always looking for interested members. Contact Anthony Pudlo at apudlo@iarx.org or 515-270-0713 to get involved.