Appointed: June 2008
Current Board Term: July, 1, 2020 - June 30, 2023
An APRx board member since 2008, Alton is a University of Houston pharmacy graduate and a member of the UH Pharmacy Dean’s Advisory Council. He started working in a chain pharmacy while attending college in Houston, and he rose over 17 years from staff pharmacist to store manager and ultimately district manager. Today, he owns three retail pharmacies in Katy and Kirbyville, as well as a clinic pharmacy and long-term care pharmacy. He still travels between all his pharmacies to work behind the counter and provide overall management.
Alton Kanak (R) presents a $10,000 donation check from
American Pharmacies to University of Houston Pharmacy
Dean Lamar Pritchard.