2020 State Board Nominees
Robert Acord
Stephen Carroll
Max Caldwell
Rodney Richmond
Lelan Stice

Robert Acord
Director of Pharmacy, Harps Food Stores, Inc.


B.S. Pharmacy from UAMS, 1987
Undergraduate requirements from ASU, 1981-1984
Graduated High School from Manila, 1981

Employment Experience
Wal-Mart: 1987 - 2006
Medicine Shoppe: 2006 - 2008
Harps Food Stores: 2008 - Present

Professional certificates, titles, licenses
Director of Pharmacy, Harps Food Stores
AR Pharmacist License #PD07450
VP of Systems, Medicine Shoppe
Strategy Manager in ISD at Wal-Mart
Regional Pharmacy Manager at Wal-Mart
District Pharmacy Manager at Wal-Mart
District Manager of the Year at Wal-Mart

District Manager of the Year at Wal-Mart

Stephen Carroll
Member & Pharmacist, AllCare Specialty Pharmacy


2005-Doctor of Pharmacy University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
2006-MBA University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2006-BS in Biology from Arkansas State University

Employment Experience
2006-2015 AllCare Pharmacy (Long Term Care), Arkadelphia, AR
2015-Present AllCare Specialty Pharmacy, Little Rock, AR

Professional certificates, titles, licenses
Licensed pharmacist in Arkansas, Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

2018-2019 National Community Pharmacists Association Pharmacy Leadership Award

Previous Board Appointments
December 2016-March 2019 - Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission

Max Caldwell
Pharmacist/Owner, Caldwell Discount Drug


UAMS College of Pharmacy
Arkansas State University

Professional activities
APA Board Member
CEO, Arkansas Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network

Rodney Richmond
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Harding University College of Pharmacy


B.S. Pharmacy - West Virginia University School of Pharmacy 1985
Master of Science Pharmacy - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy 1992
Internship - National Pharmaceutical Council, Burroughs-Wellcome Co. 1984
Residency - North Carolina Memorial Hospital Department of Pharmacy - 1985-1987

Employment Experience
Harding University College of Pharmacy (Searcy, AR) - Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
The Mackenzie Group (Morgantown, WV/Searcy, AR) – Pharmacist in Charge, Clinical Instructor, Consultant Pharmacist, Director of Pharmacy Services Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA) – Assistant Professor, Pharmacy & Therapeutics
Yale University (New Haven, CT) – Director of Drug Information, Clinical Assistant Professor
Marshall University (Huntington, WV) – Clinical Pharmacist, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Smith-Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals (Philadelphia, PA/Bristol, TN) – Clinical Research Associate
Duke University Medical Center (Durham, NC) – Drug Information Specialist

Professional certificates, titles, licenses
Board-Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Commission on Certification Geriatric Pharmacy
Fellow, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
Licensed pharmacist in Arkansas, Connecticut, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Recipient, SK&F/DuPont Tagamet® Marketing Award
Chief Resident, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Department of Pharmacy
Inductee, Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society
Inductee, Li-Toon-Awa Sophomore Honor Society
Recipient, Rotary Club Scholarship
Recipient, Hinton Service Club Scholarship
Recipient, Johnson Science Award
Inductee, Outstanding Young Men of America

Previous Board Appointments
APA Board of Directors – District 8 President
Board of Pharmacy Specialties - Chair, CCGP Advisory Committee to BPS on Geriatric Board Certification
Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy - Chair, Board of Commissioners, Member, Board of Commissioners, Chair-Elect, Board of Commissioners, Secretary/Treasurer, Board of Commissioners
Community Service Boards - President, RRJL Estates Property Owner Association, Board of Directors, State Theatre Center for the Arts, Member, Board of Directors, Trinity Christian School

Lelan Stice
Administrative Director of Pharmacy, Jefferson Regional Medical Center / Owner, Doctor's Orders Pharmacy

Pine Bluff

Associate Arts Weatherford College
Bachelor Science University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Masters Business Administrator Univeristy of Arkansas Little Rock
Graduate Certificate Information Systems Management UALR

Employment Experience
US Army Bradley Fighting Vehicle Systems Mechanic 1985-1991
Eckerd Drugs Pharmacy Tech 1991-1995
Owen Healthcare 1995-2000 Director of Pharmacy, Regional Operations Director, tradition Team Director
Jefferson Regional 2000- Present Administrative Director Pharmacy, cardiology, Respiratory, Surgery, and Materials Management
Doctor’s Orders Pharmacy 2009-present Owner, Pharmacist

Professional certificates, titles, licenses
Licensed pharmacist in Arkansas and Texas

Eckerd Drug National Pharmacy Scholarship
Director of the year Owen Healthcare
Cardinal Health Generation RX Champion award
Multiple service awards from US Army for both peace and war time