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July 13, 2021
ISPE-CaSA Weekly Update
Board Elections
Meet Your New ISPE-CaSA Officers, Board Members and Committee Chairs
Thanks to everyone who voted in our 2021-2022 elections. We are pleased to announce the following new officers, directors and board members. They will take office on August 1.

New Officers and Directors

President: Christopher Small, Principal | Science & Technology Market Leader, Hanbury

Vice President: Bud Watts, VP of Business Development, Principal, Hygenix, Inc.

Treasurer: Alma Montemayor, Director of Project Development, Flad Architects

Secretary: Hadassah Eley, Senior Supervisor, IPPI, Biogen

  • Chuck Crosier, Associate Director, Engineering Science, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies
  • Brandy Finn, Director, Engineering, Eli Lilly & Company
  • Jennifer Mitchell, Associate Director, Process Engineering, Biogen
  • Jennifer Popovich, Director, Validation, Mayne Pharma
  • Geoffrey Ramsay, Senior Manager, Quality Systems and Compliance, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Melody Scott, RTP Site Lead, Industrial Engineering, Biogen

Committee Chairs:

Technology Conference: Shelley Preslar, President and COO, Azzur Training Center
IT/Media: Gina Thompson, Head of Department, Projects, Koerber Pharma

The newly elected Officers, Directors and Committee Chairs will join these Committee Chairs who are currently serving Board terms:

Education: Wes Champion
Membership Development: Chris Smith
Networking: Miles Chamblee
Emerging Leaders/Student Affairs: Haley Durbin
Women in Pharma: Jessica Cochran
ISPE-CaSA Education and Events
ISPE-CaSA Webinar Series Continues on Aug. 31 with "Effective Quality Approach in Life Sciences"
The fourth webinar in our 2021 Online Education Series focuses on "Effective Quality Approach in Life Sciences." Led by Sandeep Davé, the webinar takes a high level look at the approach to quality and effectiveness as seen by the FDA and offers a comparison of implementation strategies between industries.

Sandeep Davé is Chief Business Officer at AM Technical Solutions. The free webinar takes place on Tuesday, Aug. 31 from noon to 1 p.m. Registration is open.

Education Partnership Opportunity
Interested in supporting ISPE-CaSA's education initiatives through sponsorship? It's easy. Just follow this link to our Education Partnership information and form. It's a great way to get your brand in front of an influential audience and support our efforts.
Waiting List Set Up for
WIP Drive Shack Event Tonight
The ISPE-CaSA Women In Pharma networking event at the Drive Shack in Raleigh, NC is sold out, but there is a waiting list.

The event takes place:
Tonight, July 13, 2021
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. EDT
Registration: $40 includes food and bay fees.

To add your name to the waiting list, visit our registration site here .

Thanks to our event sponsors!
ISPE-CaSA Member Services
ISPE-CaSA Career Center Offers Thousands of Resumes and Special Services for Employers
Are you an employer seeking new hires?

ISPE-CaSA's Career Center, is our go-to place for both recruiting top talent.

Take a look at the Career Center's branding solutions, a portal to create job posting videos, and the platform's nearly 50,000 resumes on file. The site boasts over 3,000 average monthly visitors.

The Career Center focuses on companies and professionals within our Carolina-South Atlantic Chapter, offering members - and the industry at large - an easy-to-use and highly targeted resource for online employment connections. Visit the ISPE-CaSA Career Center today.

One of ISPE-CaSA's most valuable member benefits is our Career Center. Take advantage of it!
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer for ISPE-CaSA Committees - Build Leadership Skills, Give Back and Expand Your Network
Participating on ISPE-CaSA's committees will boost your career. In addition to setting you on a leadership path in the association, you'll build your network, meet new friends and add experiences to your resume. Committee service is also a great way to give back to our industry sector.

Located outside North Carolina? There is still value in participating. Living and working in the Triangle area is not a requirement to sign up for our committees. We have the ability to reach all corners of our Chapter thanks to virtual meeting platforms. Online meetings help expand ISPE-CaSA's reach and yours too. If you would like to be more engaged with ISPE-CaSA, now is a great time to join a committee and work alongside fellow industry professionals in support of our members. 

Please view our committees and select your areas of interest: 

We’d like to take advantage of technology and better support EVERY member of the Chapter, but need YOUR help to do so! Please send any inquiries to

We look forward to hearing from you!
ISPE-CaSA Annual Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorships Support Professional Excellence and Provide Visibility for Your Company
Support from industry partners is crucial to the success of ISPE-CaSA. Your sponsorship also opens up opportunities for you to reach target audiences. Visit or email for more information. Your continued support of our Chapter is very much appreciated. 
The Annual Technology Life Sciences Conference normally reaches 1,000 members through sponsorships and exhibits. This year, we went virtual, and our conference e-program will remain online for you to review throughout the year. Stay tuned for ways you can sponsor our Tech Conference which will take place February 15, 2022.
Other Sponsorship Opportunities
Continuing Education
With five general education seminars throughout the year, plus two events targeted to Emerging Leaders and Student members, our programming offers a variety of ways to offer support. We invite you to sign up for a sponsorship today! Visit our website to download your order form.
We now have a lineup of digital sponsorships providing a highly visible opportunity for our partners to support our communication platforms. Our new blog, our website, and weekly e-blast provide valuable opportunities for you to extend your company's brand across our marketplace.
Student Scholarships
ISPE-CaSA offers opportunities to support your profession by supporting the Jane Brown Scholarship. The Jane Brown Scholarship fund accepts donations at events and from individuals and corporations.
Check Out Our Index of Advertisers and Sponsors in our 28th Annual Tech Conference E-Program
Looking back on ISPE CaSA's 28th Annual Life Sciences Technology Conference, we are pleased to offer our conference e-program online for the rest of this year.

Are you in the market for clean room solutions? Stainless steel tanks? Machinery and pipe fittings? Check out our valued sponsors and advertisers in the index listing by industry specialty.

The conference program also contains descriptions of our keynote panels, the agenda, and many pages of ads containing links to our advertisers' websites.
“Please be alert to scammers who maintain they have ISPE-CaSA registration lists for sale. These are fraudulent claims.” 
ISPE Conferences
ISPE Returns to In-Person Programming
for Fall Conferences
ISPE has announced the return to hosting in-person events this fall with three signature conferences: 2021 ISPE Facilities of the Future Conference, 2021 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo, and 2021 ISPE Pharma 4.0 and Annex 1 Conference.

The conferences will be set up in a hybrid format, with both in-person and virtual options to allow for global participation.
The 2021 ISPE Facilities of the Future Conference takes place 28–29 September 2021 in Rockville, Maryland, USA. This event will explore advancements in pharmaceutical technologies and what pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities will look like in the future. Industry leaders already planning and building “facilities of the future” will share insights into new manufacturing challenges, technologies, and regulatory factors impacting the ability of today’s companies to stay competitive and cost-effective.
The 2021 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo takes place 31 October–3 November 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. This is ISPE’s biggest event of the year, drawing pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical professionals worldwide at all levels of the industry. This year’s program ushers in a revitalized focus on excellence, modernization, and harmonization in pharmaceutical science and manufacturing across the globe, offering pharma professionals the opportunity to engage in industry-critical conversations.
The 2021 ISPE Pharma 4.0™ and Annex 1 Conference takes place 8–9 December 2021 in Vienna, Austria. Leading pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturers, technology providers, academic scientists, and international regulators will come together to network, share insights, and provide an outlook on the evolving landscape and future of Pharma 4.0™ supported aseptic manufacturing.
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