August 22, 2008
Local pharmacist Honored by Peers
NASHVILLE, TN – Randy McNally, D.Ph., of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was recently presented with the “Shelby Rhinehart Public Service Lifetime achievement Award” in a ceremony held during the 121st Annual Convention of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA) in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Randy McNally is a member of the Tennessee General Assembly serving in the Senate representing the 5th district, which encompasses Anderson County, Loudon County, Monroe County, and part of Knox County. Senator McNally has a distinguished record of public service. He was elected to 91st through the 94th General Assemblies as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives. He was elected to the state senate for the 95th General Assembly, and has served there continuously since then. He has
served on various Senate Committees and currently serves as Chair of the Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee, Vice-Chair of the Senate Rules Committee, Vice-Chair of the Council on Pensions and Insurance, member of the Joint Select Oversight Committee on Education, member of the Joint Business Tax Committee, member of the Joint Lottery Oversight Committee, and a member of the Senate General Welfare Committee and the Joint Fiscal Review Committee.
Senator McNally has received numerous professional and community service awards including 2008 Legislator of the Year Award East Tennessee Development District, Tennessee School Board Association’s 2004 Legislative Award, Common Cause “Bird Dog” Award 1994, Tennessee Hospital Association Community Service Award 1989, Republican Legislator of the Year 1990, Sertoma Man of the Year 1991, Paul Harris Fellow Rotary International 1996, and University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy Distinguished Service Award 1996.
Senator McNally and his wife Jan have two grown children and reside in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
TPA’s “Shelby Rhinehart Public Service Lifetime Achievement” award is presented as appropriate to individuals meeting the standards set by the inaugural recipient, Representative Shelby A. Rhinehart. Presented first in 2003, the award recognizes individuals supportive of the pharmacy profession through service efforts.
The Tennessee Pharmacists Association, a professional organization of approximately 2,000 pharmacists and student pharmacists from all practice areas across the state, promotes the delivery of quality pharmaceutical care as a means of enhancing the knowledge, ethics and skills of pharmacists, as well as protecting and enhancing the public