September 2006 - Gerald Cook elected as 2006/2007 OCP PresidentOCPInfo.com : News Release September 2006
...GERALD COOK ELECTED PRESIDENT TO ONTARIO COLLEGE OF PHARMACISTSOctober 17, 2006, Toronto - Gerald (Gerry) Cook, BSc, MBA, BSP was elected as the 2006/2007 President of the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP). "I am pleased to congratulate Gerry on behalf of the College's Council," said Past President, Shelley McKinney.
...Mr. Cook is currently District Manager, Professional Services, Western Ontario, for WalMart Canada. Since 1993 he has supported the practice of pharmacy by serving as a dedicated volunteer to numerous industry organizations.Gerry has served as an Executive Committee member of the London District Pharmacists Association from 1993 to the present.Additionally, he has been an Assessor for the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada since 2002 and an Antibiotic Resistance Coordinator for his region.
Gerry's numerous activities at the college include: Member of the Executive Committee from 2004 until the present, Chair of the Professional Practice Committee in 2003 (and now a member), member of the Communications and Registration Committees, and the Jurisprudence Writers Group.Prior to these roles, Gerry also served in many committee capacities at the Ontario Pharmacists Association from 1997 to 2001.