Complaints Authorization Committee

The Complaints Authorization Committee is responsible for reviewing allegations relating to the professional practice of registrants referred by the Registrar’s Office.


  • Tim Buchanan
  • Nicole Kennedy
  • Shirlene Murphy
  • Jason Ryan
  • Mark Sheppard

Disciplinary Panel

The Disciplinary Panel is responsible for considering complaints referred by the Complaints Authorization Committee.


  • Heather Seeley (Chair)
  • Mike Batt
  • Sheldon Baines
  • Jeff Fost
  • Barbara Ann Gill
  • Kristina Myers
  • Sandi Osmond
  • Debi Snow
  • Wanda Spurrell
  • Deep Upadhyay
  • Sarah Way
  • Robert Williams, public rep.
  • Yvonne Young, public rep.

Finance and Audit Committee

The committee is responsible for overseeing, reviewing, developing recommendations and advising the board and Registrar on the financial operation of the NLPB.


  • Henry White (Chair)
  • Nicole Kennedy
  • Shirlene Murphy
  • Taggarty Norris
  • Mark Sheppard

Pharmacy Practice Advisory Committee

The committee assists the board in meeting its goals of protecting the public and ensuring quality and ethical care, by advising on current or new standards related to registrants’ scope of practice.


  • Pamela Barnes (DHCS)
  • Michelle Carpenter (CRNNL)
  • Brittany Churchill (CSHP-NL)
  • Katrina Drover
  • Brittney Fitzgerald
  • Jennifer Godsell
  • Oscar Howell (CPSNL)
  • Debbie Kelly (MUN)
  • Tiffany Lee (PANL)
  • Justin Peddle
  • Andrea Woodland

Professional Development Review Committee

The committee is responsible for developing, reviewing and making recommendations regarding the current continuing education and professional development program for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians; developing, reviewing and making recommendations regarding the accreditation of professional development programs; advising on future expansions to professional development and continuing competency supporting the board in its goals of protecting the public and maintaining quality assurance; and conducting the annual Professional Development Audit.


  • Deep Upadhyay (Chair)
  • Lois Battcock
  • Shawn Bugden
  • Amy Clarke
  • Scott Dawe
  • Renee Harris
  • John Hawboldt
  • Debbie Kelly
  • Derek Long
  • Jody Pomeroy
  • Stefan Rideout
  • Jason Ryan
  • Colleen Squires
  • Jillian Thorne

Quality Assurance Committee

The committee is responsible for investigating concerns related to quality assurance issues in pharmacy practice that have been referred by the Registrar, the Complaints Authorization Committee, or one that the committee itself has recognized.


  • Paula Chaplin
  • Brittany Churchill
  • Susan Gladney-Martin
  • Sheilagh Hanley
  • Karen Mercer
  • Shirlene Murphy
  • Cassandra Osmond
  • Mark Sheppard
  • Andrew Sweetapple
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