||James B. Powers
January 6, 1928 - December 10, 2019
It is with a heavy heart that we share with you that our valued friend and colleague, Jim Powers is now at peace. As many of you know, Jim was the Executive Vice President of the Florida Pharmacy Association for twenty-one years from 1969 to 1990. He also served as FPA President and was on the Florida Board of Pharmacy for many years. He was also past president of the National Council of State Pharmacy Association Executives, now known as the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations.
In 2010 he received Florida's highest honor with the James H. Beal Pharmacist of the Year award. He will be remembered for his passion for the profession of pharmacy and the tenacious work and effort that he put into making our profession better. He was a strong and dedicated leader and was well respected throughout Florida and the nation.
Those of you that would like to send a note to Jim’s lovely wife, Pat, she can be reached at 1349 Old Village Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312.
Donations can be made in Jim’s honor to the James B. and Patsey Powers Scholarship in care of the Florida Pharmacy Foundation at P. O. Box 266977, Weston, FL 33326.