Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association (SVPhA)

Our Mission: Promote and educate the general public about the value of pharmacists and the integration of pharmacy service in the health care system.
Further, SVPhA serves as an advocate to promote and assist members in their roles as health care providers.   

Major Cities include: Sacramento, Davis, Elk Grove, El Dorado Hills, Folsom, Roseville, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Rancho Cordova, Isleton

Board Members     
President:       Patty M. Fong
Immediate Past President:
  Kevin Lau
President-Elect:   Jennifer Courtney
Treasurer:   Noelle Lee
Secretary:   Jill Lahav 
Board Members:   Jeana Colabianchi
    Jody Stewart
    Tien Tran
    Saul Lerma
    Elbert Mock
    Taryn Fong

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Upcoming Events

Heart Walk 9/23/2017

Please support the American Heart Association in their research, awareness, and outreach for cardiovascular and stroke health.

Join us! 

Team: Sacramento Valley Pharmacists –under Pierre del Prato 

Goal of $4000, 50 walkers—recruitment by August 1st

You can donate even if you're unable to attend in person. 

Click here to access the team site.

Can choose to do: 

  • Community Walk- Sat. 9/23--8 am at William Land Park
  • Virtual Walker- Cannot attend
  • For questions, email

Best to donate here to the team or a team member like 

If not, below is a square link that also allows donations as low as $5


Graduation Season!

New Grad Membership Renewal Application is available here. Continue to be involved and contribute to the profession at a low cost.  Please also see New Practitioner Membership Flyer. Please share with your graduating students and new practitioners.

Help Serve the Profession!

CPhA relies on pharmacists, technicians, and student to volunteer throughout the association to advance CPhA's mission. Recruitment is underway for volunteers to serve on various committees, taskforces, and workgroups this year. To sign up, please complete this Desire to Serve form. For additional information, contact Katie Dahl at or 916-779-4507

6th Annual Pharmacist Appreciation Dinner: Thurs, 10/19/17

by California Northstate University -- College of Pharmacy APhA-ASP/ CPhA and Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association (SVPhA).  It will be held at the Sterling Hotel, 1300 H Street, Sacramento, CA

This event celebrates the recognition of all the contributions made to our past, present, and future pharmacists by our faculty, alumni, professors, Greater Sacramento area pharmacists, residents and preceptors alike. 
If you are interested in displaying at this event, please reply to this email and use this following link 

Look for more details to come including how to RSVP. 

SVPhA 2017 Pharmacist of the Year

Do you know someone who deserve to be the SVPhA Pharmacist of the Year? The Sacramento Valley Pharmacist Association is now accepting nominations at this link.  

Should not take more than 10 minutes to nominate a deserving pharmacist. Deadline Oct 6, 2017. Award will be given at the Pharmacist Appreciation Dinner on Oct 19, 2017.

SVPhA Student Scholarships

If you would like to donate to our annual student scholarships presented at Crab Feed 3/31/18, please visit this link.


Pharmacy & Health Sciences Foundation
PHSF is a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt, non-profit organization founded to promote affordable qualify patient-centered care. They are currently seeking donations to work on innovative pharmacist practice models.

• Research & design new methods for providing health care
• Educate patients
• Interdisciplinary collaboration of healthcare providers
• Improve health outcomes

Federal Tax ID # 21-5731085

Donations Payable to: 
Pharmacy & Health Sciences Foundation
180 Promenade Circle, Suite 300, Sacramento, CA 95834

Gerald A. Mazzucca (Executive Director & CEO)
Office: 916-634-7735  Cell: 916-716-6843

SVPhA Crab Feed 3/18/17 -- Pictures



Meeting Schedule
First Wednesday of each month

6:30 PM

CPhA Headquarters
4030 Lennane Drive
Sacramento, CA 95834

To Call In: 1-888-330-9943, after the beep: 378742.

All members and prospective members are welcome to attend!

Meeting Minutes:
January 4, 2017
February 1, 2017
March 1, 2017
April 5, 2017
June 7, 2017
July 5, 2017

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SVPhA Student Scholarships