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House of Delegates

The House of Delegates is the major policymaking body of ASHP. The 72nd Annual Session of the ASHP House of Delegates convened online for the first time June 5-9, 2020. The House of Delegates will conclude its 72nd Session with virtual voting November 13-20.

The 73rd Session will begin in January and continue with virtual voting in March and in-person meetings June 5-9, 2021, at the 2021 ASHP Summer Meetings in Long Beach, CA. Meetings will be scheduled so that all attendees may observe the House in action. The Open Forum on Saturday is your opportunity to share your views with ASHP officers, Board members, and Policy Committee chairs about ASHP activities or services issues, or other matters of professional concern to practitioners.

Meetings at a Glance (dates/time tentative):

House of Delegates Registration
Saturday, June 5, 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 5, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 6, 7:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
(After Sunday, delegates can register in the Executive Office)

Open Forum for Members
Saturday, June 5, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Open Forum is an excellent opportunity for all practitioners attending the Summer Meetings to bring emerging issues to the attention of ASHP leaders. This session is the "Open Hearing of the House of Delegates." Items scheduled for action by the House may be discussed as well as any matter of concern to ASHP members related to pharmacy practice. Discussion will be facilitated by the Chair of the House of Delegates, and the session will be attended by ASHP officers, members of the Board of Directors, and ASHP staff.

Delegate Primer on HOD Processes
(for all delegates and alternate delegates)
Saturday, June 5, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Open to new and current delegates, this session is designed to review and familiarize members of the House of Delegates with parliamentary procedures used during the meetings.

House of Delegates Caucuses Facilitated by the Chair of the House
Sunday, June 6, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, June 8, 12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Other Caucuses
Federal Pharmacists Caucus, Sunday, June 6, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Small and Rural Hospital Caucus, Sunday, June 6, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

House of Delegates Meetings
First Meeting: Sunday, June 6, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Second Meeting: Tuesday, June 8, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Meet the Candidates - Candidates for ASHP Offices to Go on the Record
Monday, June 7, 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Hear what each nominee for ASHP President and Board of Directors has to offer the membership at the “Meet the Candidates” session starting at noon. Afterward, the candidates will answer members’ questions until 1:45 p.m.

Election of the 2022-23 ASHP President and 2022-25 members of the Board of Directors and Treasurer will occur during the annual balloting in July. An audio recording of the “Meet the Candidates” session will be available from the ASHP Web site in time for the annual balloting.

Delegate Reception
Monday, June 7, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Open to delegates and alternate delegates.