State Board of Pharmacy

Present Duties

State Office Building
The State Office Building in Portland houses the central offices of the State Board of Pharmacy. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
The board was created in 1891 and consists of nine members appointed by the governor: five licensed pharmacists, two public members and two pharmacy technicians. There are also 20 staff members, led by the executive director.

The duty of the board is to regulate the practice of pharmacy through licensure and compliance. Currently, there are 29,727 licensees, including individuals and drug outlets.

Agency Website

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 800 NE Oregon St., Suite 150, Portland 97232-2162
Telephone: 971-673-0001
Fax: 971-673-0002
Contact: Marcus Watt, Executive Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator Email: Karen MacLean​
Records Officer Email: Karen MacLean
Staff Directory from
Location Map: by Google Maps

Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS Chapters 475, 689
Budget Analysis - by Legislative Fiscal Office
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