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U of Alberta Jr. Representative

Mark Contreras

U of Alberta Jr. Representative

Mark Contreras

University of Alberta, 2nd Year

Education (Prior to pharmacy school): BSC. Double Major in Biological Sciences and Chemistry

Hobbies & Interests: Music, Fitness and Food

Position Goals:

  1. Get as many of my fellow students involved in extra-curricular activities, such as in fundraisers, lunch and learns or in student positions (especially for CAPSI)
  2. Improve understanding of CAPSI National Council to local members
  3. Provide more interprofessional activities and opportunities for the members

Career Goals:

My goal is to be a competent pharmacist and to be involved in my community. I consider pursuing a hospital residency, but I also think that « Pharmacist without borders » is a very interesting project.

Duties for Jr. Representative

  • To assist the Senior Representative in the execution of all local CAPSI duties.
  • To be an active member of the Undergraduate Pharmaceutical Society Council if so designated by that local constitution.
  • To set up and update the CAPSI Bulletin Board with materials received from the National Council and CAPSI members.
  • To organize and oversee two (2) CAPSI Symposia on topics proposed by the Vice President, Education and voted upon by CAPSI General Council.
  • To actively participate in all of CAPSI National and local activities, projects and initiatives.
  • Learn about the function and intricacies of CAPSI and the duties as Senior Representative the following year.
  • Participate as an active member of the National Council, offering feedback and input on any issues and discussions that arise.
  • Attend meetings and prepare and distribute reports at two Meetings: PDW and the VTC prior to the CPhA Conference. (Reports may be made throughout the year to inform the Executive and General Council as needed).