OPA’s AGM took place virtually via Zoom on Thursday, June 3rd, 2021. This was the second virtual AGM and was followed by an Open Forum that included the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board and the OPA senior leadership team to discuss matters raised by the attendees. OPA’s CEO, Justin Bates provided a report on the last year, including a heartwarming summary of the experiences and stories of pharmacy professionals. Justin Bates also discussed the Association’s strategic focuses, ongoing work to address equity, diversity, and inclusivity issues, vaccine rollout, advocacy, and more. Goodbyes and well wishes were sent to exiting board members, and a warm welcome was given to new board members. A sincere thank you was given to pharmacy professionals by Justin Bates, which was followed by a moment of silence in remembrance of pharmacy professionals who passed away over the last year. Additionally, an overview of committee reports and new business was discussed.
Below are materials that were provided to support OPA’s 2021 AGM.