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Colonel (Ret) Everett McAllister Named as New PTCB Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Board of Governors has selected Colonel (ret) Everett McAllister, USAF, as the organization's new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. Colonel (ret) McAllister will join PTCB on March 5, 2012, succeeding Interim Executive Director, William Schimmel, who is returning to his role as Associate Executive Director.


Colonel (ret) McAllister has 27 years of health care leadership experience. Before joining PTCB, he was the Deputy Director of the Pharmaceutical Operations Directorate, TRICARE Management Activity, within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense in Washington, DC. In this role, he served as the senior Department of Defense's (DoD) military pharmacist and policy advisor, responsible for managing the complex, multi-venued $7.6 billion pharmacy program, impacting over 9.6 million DoD beneficiaries worldwide. Prior, he served as the Pharmacy Consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General and the Associate Corps Chief for Pharmacy in the 11th Biomedical Science Corps.

"Colonel McAllister is a seasoned leader who brings not only impressive pharmacy experience, but also a distinct vision to PTCB," said Thomas Menighan, PTCB Board of Governors Chair. "The Board's decision reaffirms PTCB's commitment to developing a qualified pharmacy technician workforce that is prepared to support pharmacists in advancing patient safety."

Col (ret) McAllister is a decorated service veteran. McAllister earned his Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of South Carolina and a Masters of Public Administration from Auburn University. He entered the Air Force directly out of pharmacy school, where he participated in the school's Reserve Officer Training Commission program. During his military career he served in a variety of roles, directing pharmacies, clinical research, and pharmacy training programs.

"I have a unique appreciation of the services pharmacy technicians provide to the health care team," said McAllister. "Technicians are the backbone of the military health care system and I look forward to transitioning this understanding to the broader practice of pharmacy."

About PTCB
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) was established in 1995 and is governed by the American Pharmacists Association, the American Society of Health‐System Pharmacists, the Illinois Council of Health‐System Pharmacists, the Michigan Pharmacists Association, and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. The goal of PTCB's national certification program is to enable pharmacy technicians to work with pharmacists to offer safe and effective patient care and service. Pharmacy technicians may apply to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam at

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