Chief Executive Officer
As PAS’s CEO, Dawn is responsible for the successful leadership and management of PAS according to the strategic direction set by the PAS Board of Directors. Her primary duties include: leadership and collaboration; advocacy and negotiation strategy; operational planning and management; program planning and management; human resource planning; financial management and reporting; and risk identification and management for the Association. Dawn works closely with other PAS staff to implement all elements of the PAS Strategic Plan and ensures the PAS team has the resources it needs to work hard on behalf of PAS members, stakeholders, and the health system.
Myla Wollbaum BSP
Director Of Professional Practice
Myla works to help support and implement PAS’s strategic plan based on the front line on pharmacist perspective. Myla’s primary daily activities center around collaborating with the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Pharmacists, government and other provincial and national stakeholders. She works to address topics on professional practice and professional service education to pharmacists and students, she supports the development of public education campaigns and provides content for PAS communications. Myla is available to answer PAS members questions or inquiries about any professional practice need or issue.
Myla maintains her pharmacy license and works part time in a community pharmacy in Regina.
Kristjana Gudmundson BSP
A/Director of Professional Practice
Kristjana is the Acting Director of Professional Practice working towards implementing PAS’s strategic plan from the front line pharmacist perspective. Kristjana has worked in various community settings including a rural primary care site and various urban community pharmacies. She became involved in advocacy as a student with the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI) and the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Board. Kristjana was previously a PAS Board member and chaired Professional Practice and Governance committees. She also worked at the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals as the Primary Health Care Coordinator where much of the time was focused on the newly expanded the scope of pharmacists providing injections. Recently, Kristjana completed the BCPHA travel medicine course.
The Director of Professional Practice portfolio includes collaborating with other provincial and national stakeholders. Activities focus on addressing topics of professional practice and professional service education to pharmacists and students, supporting public education campaigns and providing content for PAS communications. Kristjana is available to answer PAS member inquiries about any professional practice need or issue.
Kristjana maintains her pharmacy license and works part-time in a community pharmacy in Saskatoon.
Donna’s primary responsibility as Executive Coordinator is the coordination of PAS’s annual conference. Additionally, she provides support for the pharmacy economic analysis and oversees the election and awards process. Donna is also responsible for updates and maintenance of the PAS and PACT websites.
Member Relations/ Reception
Brenda is the first contact to all by phone, email or in person. Her primary duties include membership inquiries and renewals, Members’ Benefits and the Members’ Assistance Plan. Also responsible for accounts receivable/payable, bank deposits, invoicing and daily/monthly accounting, Brenda works closely with our external accountant and our auditors during the annual audit. She maintains all office equipment and database updates. Brenda is also the Treasurer for the Saskatchewan Pharmacy Museum Society.
Michelle’s primary responsibility as business manager is PAS communications such as the PAS It On bulletins, social media, and the PAS and PACT websites. She provides support for the PAS Board, stakeholder relations, committees and advocacy.
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CPhA Pay for Performance Statement and Principles
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