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Executive Members elected during the 1989 Congress

President Eric Anderson, USA
Secretary General
Judith Balon, Great Britain
Treasurer (2nd Year)
Marianne ter Borg, The Netherlands
Ch. of Information & Education Stavros Nicolau, South Africa
Ch. of Publication Mario Mora Chavarria, Costa Rica
Ch. of Student Exchange
Irena Mlinaric, Yugoslavia

Elections ran smoothly with at least one candidate for each post.

35th IPSF Congress, Philadelphia, USA
8 - 17 August 1989
IPSF celebrated its 40th Anniversary during its first Congress in the United States.
The ten days were spent in the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, the School of Pharmacy which at that stage was the Full Member representing the United States in IPSF.
Attending the opening ceremony were Dr Joseph Oddis, President of FIP, John Gans, Executive Vice President of the American Pharmaceutical Association and Edwin Sugita, the Acting Dean of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science.
Professional tours to the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, PCPS and Merck, Sharp and Dohme were well received.
Social events included a trip to Washington DC, a party in the zoo and a river cruise, after which participants stopped to see the City's official welcome to IPSF in 40 foot lights on top of a skyscraper.
The RC organised the second International Evening which was as successful as the first.th IPSF Congress, Nottingham, England.

Executive Members elected during the 1988 Congress

President Marjukka Suomela, Finland
Secretary General
Jo Watts-James, Great Britain
Treasurer
Marianne ter Borg, The Netherlands
Ch. of Information & Education Jim Polli, USA
Ch. of Publication Mario Mora Chavarria, Costa Rica
Ch. of Student Exchange
Irena Mlinaric, Yugoslavia

This year saw a completely new Executive Committee. The Secretary General was appointed after the elections as the post remained vacant.

34th IPSF Congress, Nottingham, England
27 July - 4 August 1988
IPSF followed in the footsteps of Robin Hood for this Congress. Instead of Sherwood Forest, the delegates stayed on campus at the University of Nottingham
Professional tours included the Boots Company, Weleda UK, Aston School of Pharmacy and Dudley Road Hospital.
The Reception Committee had organised a full social programme which included a trip to Cambridge and Civic Reception with the Mayor of Nottingham and the real Sheriff of Nottingham
The first International Evening was held this year. It allowed delegations to get to know each other through national dress, song, dances and games.

Executive Members elected during the 1987 Congress

President Vivien Moffat, Great Britain
Secretary General
Ilan Kreiser, Israel
Treasurer (2nd year)
Jos van der Zandt, The Netherlands
Ch. of Information & Education Marina de los Santos Medina, USA
Ch. of Publication Jim Owens, USA
Ch. of Student Exchange
James Appleby, USA

Vivien and Ilan both ran for president. Ilan was re-appointed to fill the uncontested position of Secretary General.

33rd IPSF Congress, Jerusalem, Israel

10 - 19 August 1987
IPSF returned to the Holy Land this year where participants were able to visit the old city of Jaffa, the Israel Museum and the sacred city of Bethlehem.
Educational visits to the Hebrew University School of Pharmacy and Teva Pharmaceuticals.
Irv Rubin, the editor of 'Pharmacy Time' gave a special presentation on 'New Pharmaceutical Service to the Public' which was both inspirational and entertaining.
The IPSF Room Party Sub Committee (RPSC) was founded this year. With mock seriousness, the RPSC Constitution and list of members was read out by the RPSC founder and first Chairman, Martin Peithner.

Executive Members elected during the 1986 Congress

President Rui dos Santos Ivo, Portugal
Secretary General (2nd year)
Ilan Kreiser, Israel
Treasurer
Jos van der Zandt, The Netherlands
Ch. of Information & Education Vivien Moffat, Great Britain
Ch. of Publication Beth Coleman, USA
Ch. of Student Exchange
James Appleby, USA


32nd IPSF Congress, Panama City, Panama

8 - 18 August 1986
For the second time in its history, IPSF visited Latin America.
Excursions were made to the paradise island of Tobago, the Panama Canal, the tax-free zone of Colon and the Balboa brewery.

Executive Members elected during the 1985 Congress

President Marianne Andersson, Sweden
Secretary General Ilan Kreiser, Israel
Treasurer (appointed)
Jos van der Zandt, The Netherlands
Ch. of Information & Education Claudia Zulaf, Switzerland
Ch. of Publication Ragia Hetata, Egypt
Ch. of Student Exchange
Amir Bibi, Israel


31st IPSF Congress, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands

7 - 17 August 1985
It took most of the ten days of Congress for delegates to learn how to pronounce the name of the village. The Congress was held at the Leeuwenhurst Congress Centre and the RC whose motto was "Every night we make a party!" organised a diverse programme.
Industrial tours were organised to Merck, Sharpe and Dohme, Organon International, Gist-Brocades and Weesp/Olst
Sightseeing trips went to Amsterdam, The Hague and the seaside resort of Scheveningen.

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