The Board is composed of five members appointed by the Governor consisting of four pharmacists and one public member. Election of officers takes place on an annual basis on the 1st meeting after the month of June.
Holly Henggeler, PharmD
Phone: (208) 452-5530
Practice: Chain / Retail
Term Expires: June 30, 2020
Holly Henggeler, PharmD, graduated from Idaho State University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2000. She has worked at various Albertsons/Savon locations throughout Idaho and has been the pharmacy manager in Payette and Emmett. Dr. Henggeler is currently the District Pharmacy Manager for Albertsons/Safeway’s Intermountain region. In addition, she received a bachelor of business administration degree from Cal Poly Pomona.
Dr. Henggeler has been serving on the Board since June of 2007. She resides on the family orchard in Fruitland with her husband Kelly and their twin boys, Joe and Josh. Holly enjoys traveling and many outdoor activities.
Richard de Blaquiere, PharmD
Phone: (208) 610-0752
Practice: Independent / Retail
Term Expires: June 30, 2022
Rich de Blaquiere, PharmD, is an independent pharmacy owner of White Cross Pharmacy in North Idaho. White Cross Pharmacy has locations in Priest River, Sandpoint, and Spirit Lake. Dr. de Blaquiere received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona in 1997 and was a 2004 graduate of the Washington State University College of Pharmacy. Dr. de Blaquiere has been serving on the Board since January of 2010.
Kristina Jonas, PharmD
Phone: (208) 562-6274
Practice: Chain / Retail
Term Expires: June 30, 2021
Kris Jonas, PharmD currently serves as a staff pharmacist for Walmart Stores, Inc. Dr. Jonas has spent nearly 30 years in Idaho, graduating from Idaho State University in 1993 with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She is a past-president of the Idaho State Pharmacy Association, and was Walmart’s Pharmacy District Manager of the Year in 2002. Dr. Jonas is passionate about patient education and believes counseling is a crucial part of pharmacy practice. Dr. Jonas has been serving on the Board since June of 2013.
Phone: (208) 949-6738
Term Expires: June 30, 2023
Ed Sperry has dedicated his life to public service, having served as a public member for the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing’s Chiropractic Board, Physical Therapy Board, Veterinary Board, and Physician Licensing Board. He retired from the United States Army Special Forces after serving 20 years as an Intel and Operations Sergeant and Green Beret Medic. The skills and discipline he leaned as an A TEAM leader were perfect for creating and building a strong business mindset. Mr. Sperry has a passion for helping people find their perfect home and has been in the real estate industry for almost 40 years. He owns Equity Idaho in Boise and is currently recruiting and mentoring the next generation of real estate professionals. Mr. Sperry has been serving on the Board since April of 2012.
Nicki Chopski, PharmD
Phone: (208) 334-2356
Nicole “Nicki” Chopski, PharmD, is the Executive Director of the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy. In this capacity, her primary role is to promote, preserve and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public by and through the effective control and regulation of the practice of pharmacy in the state of Idaho.
Raised and educated in Pocatello, Nicki Chopski obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Idaho State University College of Pharmacy in 1997. She is a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist and completed Purdue University College of Pharmacy’s program in nuclear pharmacy in 2006. She previously served as a hospital pharmacist at Portneuf Medical Center and served as a board member for the Board of Pharmacy for 12 years. Dr. Chopski believes that it is through leadership and involvement of the individual pharmacist that the profession of pharmacy will continue to advance and succeed, which is demonstrated by her involvement in multiple professional organizations at the local, state and national level.
Outside of pharmacy, her interests include riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle, traveling and serving the POW*MIA Awareness Association locally and National League of POW/MIA Families nationally.