GPEN Administration

Board of Directors

GPEN, Inc. is a 501c(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in the State of Kansas, USA.  All corporate powers of GPEN, Inc. are exercised by the organization’s Board of Directors. Members currently include:

NameTitleEnding Date Term
Ken AudusChair*12/31/28
Teruna SiahaanVice Chair/ Secretary*12/31/24
Yoshi TakakuraMember-at-Large**12/31/28
Jeff KriseTreasurer*12/31/24
Ron BorchardtSenior Advisor***Emeritus

*Elected by the faculty members of KU’s Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
**Elected by GPEN’s Full Member Institutions
***Appointed by GPEN’s BOD 

Executive Committee

Members of GPEN’s Executive Committee are elected by the member institutions and serve to advise the organization’s Board of Directors on matters relating to the organization’s programs.

NameTitleEnding Date Term
Patrick AugustijnsChair***/ Member-at-Large**12/31/26
Christian SchoneichMember-at-Large**12/31/24
Joe NicolazzoMember-at-Large**12/31/26
Christel "Kicki" BergstromMember-at-Large**12/31/28
Kim BrouwerMember-at-Large**12/31/28
M. Vitoria BentleyMember-at-Large**12/31/28
Bianca LiedererAd hoc Industrial Liaison*12/31/24
Ken AudusAd hoc*12/31/28
Teruna SiahaanAd hoc*12/31/24
Yoshi TakakuraAd hoc*12/31/28
Jeff KriseAd hoc*12/31/24
Ron BorchardtAd hoc Senior Advisor*Emeritus

*Selected by the faculty members of KU’s Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ BOD
**Elected by GPEN’s Full Member Institutions
***Elected by the EC