John "JJ" Bernabei, RPh
Board Vice President


Pharmacist Member
4009 Palisades Drive
Weirton, WV 26062

A life-long resident of Weirton, WV, and a 1989 graduate of WVU, currently JJ is the CEO and co-owner of the Tristate Medical Group which consists of retail and Long Term Care pharmacies along with a home medical equipment company. JJ is current on the Board of Trustees of Weirton Medical Center, and is the current Chairman of the Weirton Medical Center Foundation. He was past president of the WV Pharmacy Association and past president of the Weirton Chamber of Commerce. JJ's wife Sue is also a 1989 WVU Pharmacy graduate.


Everett Frazier

Public Member
P.O. Box 82
Cyclone, WV 24867

Mr. Frazier enjoys a successful career in management in the automotive industry. He currently serves as the Director of Operations of Thornhill GM Superstore.


Chuck Jones

Public Member
1568 Virginia Street, East
Charleston, WV 25311

  • Retired December 31, 2014, as Executive Director of the WV Board of Risk and Insurance Management (BRIM)
  • Past President of State Risk Management Association (STRIMA)
  • Board member of Thomas Health System serving on the Finance Committee
  • Past President of WV March of Dimes
  • Past Board member Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Graduated Bluefield State College—Chemistry /Mathematics
  • Co-Founding member African American Philanthropy in Action

Sam Kapourales, RPh

Pharmacist Member
215 Logan Street, Suite 10
Williamson, West Virginia 25661



  • Graduate of Medical College of Virginia - School of Pharmacy 
  • Past-President of the Board of Pharmacy
  • Former Mayor of Williamson, West Virginia
  • Former owner of independent retail pharmacy

Kim Knuckles, RPh

Pharmacist Member

152 Bobcat Lane
Beaver, WV 28513

  • Graduate of West Virginia University School of Pharmacy (1997)
  • Practice in retail pharmacy for 19 years
  • Certified Immunizer
  • Member of the CVS Health Area Diversity Team since 2012

Dennis Lewis, RPh
Board President

Pharmacist Member
557 Main Street
Chapmanville, WV 25508

Dennis Lewis is a 1974 graduate of Concord College and a 1977 graduate of WVU School of Pharmacy. In 1981, he began his career by opening a respiratory therapy company, which later evolved into an apothecary pharmacy, as well as a Medicare certified Home Health agency in 1985. He formed the nonprofit organization “Dignity Hospice” in 1993 to serve the needs of terminally ill patients. He is currently the President/CEO of Dignity Hospice and Home Health.

Dennis is a recipient of the 1993 Entrepreneur of the Year, received the 1995 Innovative Pharmacist Practice Award, 2005 Merck Community Service Award for West Virginia, The West Virginia Pharmacy Leadership Award, the 2009 Bowl of Hygeia Award, Member of WVU School of Pharmacy Centennial Hall of Fame, as well as the 2015 Dr James H Beal Award. Dennis is also the past President of the West Virginia Pharmacist Association.


Vicky Skaff, RPh
Board Secretary


Pharmacist Member
1609 Teter Road
Charleston, WV 25314

  • Graduate of University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy (1977)
  • Community retail pharmacist for 39 years
  • Certifications: Immunizations, Diabetes Care, and Medication Therapy Management
  • Member of WVPA, WVSHP, Wigner Institute for Advanced Pharmacy Practice,
  • Education, and Research (WVU School of Pharmacy), 
  • Steering Committee of WV Immunization Network, 
  • Legislative committees of WVPA/WVSHP
  • Past recipient of the Gold Link Award for Public Education (NACDS)
  • "Snap Shot" award for Immunizations (WIN)
  • Host of the "Ask the Pharmacist" Radio show on WCHS (4 years)