The Pharmacists’ Support Service (PSS) is an association incorporated in Victoria under the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012. PSS was incorporated on 26 February 2010 and is known as Pharmacists’ Support Service Inc. and has an organisation number of A0054169K.
PSS has representatives on the Management Committee from a range of national pharmacy organisations including the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA), Pharmaceutical Defence Ltd (PDL), the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA), Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA - Pharmacy Division of Professionals Australia), the Australian Friendly Societies Pharmacies Association (AFSPA), the Pharmacy Guild of Australia (PGA) and the Pharmaceutical Society of Victoria Ltd. These organisations fund and support the work of PSS. The National Australian Pharmacy Students' Association (NAPSA) is also represented by an observer.
PSS also is pleased to have Paul Baker, Meridian Lawyers, as our Honorary Solicitor.
The Committee of Management of PSS comprises eight representatives of member pharmacy organisations and three representatives of the PSS volunteers. Volunteers’ names are not listed in order to maintain the anonymity of their role. The current committee is listed below:
President: John Coppock
Vice President: a PSS Volunteer
Treasurer: Jerry Yip (representative of SHPA)
Secretary: Kay Dunkley
Jeri Tsoukalas (representative of AFSPA)
Marie Ritchie (representative of PDL)
Stan Goma (representative of PGA)
Cardin Le (representative of PPA)
John Jackson (representative of PSV Ltd)
Jarrod McMaugh (representative of PSA)
Two PSS volunteers
Observer: Vasilios Sotiropoulos (representative of NAPSA)
Honorary Solicitor: Paul Baker (Meridian Lawyers)
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