Board of Directors Mission: On behalf of the membership, the Board of Directors assumes direct responsibility for defining and ensuring appropriate organizational performance.

  1. The Board will be the conduit linking the membership’s interests to operational performance.
  2. Needs Assessment: The Board will assess the needs of the membership as they relate to the Association’s activities and scope of influence, and will develop Ends policies identifying and prioritizing intended organizational outcomes to address those needs.  The House of Delegates will be a primary component of this “linkage.”
  3. Advocacy: The Board will inform the membership of the Association’s accomplishments on its behalf, and of expected future results.
    1. The Board will develop and maintain written governing policies that realistically address the broadest levels of all organizational decisions and situations:
    2. ENDS: Organizational products, effects, benefits, outcomes, recipients, and their relative worth (what good for which recipients at what relative worth/cost/priority).
    3. MANAGEMENT LIMITATIONS: Constraints on executive authority that establish the prudence and ethics boundaries within which all executive activity and decisions must take place.
    4. GOVERNANCE PROCESS: Specification of how the Board conceives, carries out and monitors its own task.
    5. BOARD/MANAGEMENT DELEGATION: How authority is delegated and its proper use monitored: the CEO’s role, authority and accountability.
      1. The Board will assure successful CEO performance on Ends and Management Limitations.
      2. The Board will establish the public policy positions/statements of SCPhA. 
      3. The Board will make determinations regarding the dues for membership in SCPhA. 
      4. The Board shall appoint delegates and alternate delegates to the American Pharmacists Association (at February meeting).
      5. The Board will refer to the House of Delegates:
      6. Recommendations and decision-making regarding changes to the Constitution and Bylaws of SCPhA.
      7. All decisions regarding a proposed expulsion from membership in SCPhA, in accordance with procedures set forth in the Bylaws.
        1. The Board will determine the categories and recipients for SCPhA’s annual awards.

2018-2019 Board of Directors

President/Chairman of the Board
Megan Montgomery, PharmD

Dr. Megan Montgomery received her PharmD from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. After graduating in 2009, she began working at Reynold's Drug Store in Andrews where she served as Pee Dee Region Director. In 2012, she moved back to her hometown of Chapin and joined former SCPhA President, John Pugh, at Prosperity Drug and works as needed for McKelvey-Drummond Pharmacy Consultants. Megan has previously served as a Midlands Delegate and Speaker of the House.

Megan resides in the Irmo and enjoys traveling, hiking, movies, dining out and all things SNL. As a 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher, she can also be found leading yoga classes in the Lexington and Chapin areas.




Immediate Past President  
Kayce Shealy, PharmD

Dr. Kayce Shealy received her Bachelor of Science degree from Newberry College in 2005 and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy in 2009. Upon completion of a community practice residency with the University of Georgia in 2010, Dr. Shealy joined the faculty of Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy and is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of Pharmacy Practice. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Specialist, and a Certified Diabetes Educator.  She has previously served as a delegate and Speaker of the House, and has been a member since 2005. Dr. Shealy is an active member of the American Pharmacists Association and currently serves as the Coordinator of the Diabetes Management Special Interest Group. She is also an active member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, and the South Carolina Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists.


Dr. Shealy resides in Batesburg-Leesville, is the proud mom of Kate, Jack, and James (and pets Max, Kyla, and Hattie), and is happily married to Brian.


David Shirley, PharmD
Dr. David Shirley is currently an Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.  He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy in 2002. He spent seven years practicing independent community pharmacy, with Prescription Center in Charleston SC where he began compounding prescriptions.  In 2009, he joined Plantation Pharmacy on Wappoo Rd. in Charleston where he was Pharmacist-in-charge and the chief compounding pharmacist. Throughout his community pharmacy practice Dr. Shirley served as a preceptor for introductory and advanced pharmacy students.  In 2015, Dr. Shirley joined the Medical University College of Pharmacy to pursue his love for teaching and mentoring students. Dr. Shirley coordinates Compounding Laboratory, Pharmacy Calculations, Pharmacy Law and Ethics and Medical Terminology courses. He is the faculty advisor for NCPA and involved in other organizations including CPFI and Kappa Psi. Dr. Shirley is a long-time member of SCPHA and has served previously in the House of Delegates.



Speaker, House of Delegates 
 Elliot Turner, PharmD
Dr. Elliot Turner is a Vaccine Medical Affairs Lead with Merck. He graduated from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy and completed his post graduate training at Palmetto Health. He has his board certification in pharmacotherapy and advanced diabetes management. His practice areas of interest are diabetes, hypertension, obesity management and immunizations. Elliot served as president of the local SCCP chapter of APhA-ASP and has been an active member of SCPhA, participating on committees and speaking at annual meetings. 




Speaker-Elect, House of Delegates
Brian Clark, RPh

Brian Clark is the Clinical Director for McHugh Pharmacy Group. He graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.  Passionate about teaching and developing others, he currently precepts for all four in-state colleges of pharmacy and serves as the student experiential site coordinator for the seven locations of McHugh Pharmacy Group.  He has previously served multiple terms as a Midlands Delegate and Director at Large. Brian also serves as the Network Facilitator and a luminary for CPESN-SC.


Brian resides in Chapin with his wife, Kelly, and their three dogs – Fin (Boykin), Fergie (Boykin), and Fargo (Long-haired Dachshund).  His hobbies include riding motorcycles, working in the yard, and spending time on the lake.




Pamela Whitmire, PharmD
Dr. Pam Whitmire is currently Pharmacist-in-Charge at Southwest Carolina Treatment Center in Anderson. Prior to this, she worked at Fred’s Pharmacy and was President and Co-Owner of Honea Path Family Pharmacy. A graduate of the MUSC College of Pharmacy and the University of Florida, she serves on the SCCP Leadership Advisory Council and as a preceptor for the College. She is part of the Ask-A-Tiger network at Clemson University where she actively works with students interested in the profession of pharmacy and serves as a preceptor. Pamela is a vested member of SCPhA who has served the Association in numerous positions, including Past President. She is also a member of APhA where she served as Speaker of the House of Delegates, ASHP, SCSHP, Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society, and life member of the MUSC College of Pharmacy Alumni Association.




At-Large Director 
Will Brumfield, PharmD

Dr. Will Brumfield is a 2016 graduate of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy- Columbia Campus and is employed by Palmetto Health Baptist as a Medication Reconciliation Pharmacist. He has a passion for both Hospital and Community Pharmacy and, as part of his work, strives to improve communication between the two sectors. Will has served in many leadership roles, including the Chairman for the New Practitioner Network, which he revived under SCPhA in 2016.  He annually leads groups at Pharmacy Day at the State House and enjoys being a part of the State Pharmacy Convention. Will is currently in the Masters of Health Administration Program offered by MUSC and expects to graduate in May of 2019.  He lives in Cayce with his wife Allison who is extremely supportive and the brightest part of his day.




Midlands Region Director
Jennifer Baker, PharmD
Dr. Jennifer Baker is the Director of Experiential Education and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of South Carolina in 2002 and is a licensed pharmacist in the state of South Carolina. Since 2006, Dr. Baker has been teaching the SC MPJE review for pharmacy graduates and reciprocating pharmacists; her teaching responsibilities include the Pharmacy Law and Ethics course at the USC College of Pharmacy. She served as the Director of Professional Affairs at the South Carolina Pharmacy Association (SCPhA) for nine years as the staff pharmacist serving as a resource for legislative and pharmacy law issues. In addition to teaching and planning continuing education for pharmacy professionals, Dr. Baker coordinated the Palmetto Pharmacist Network who provided care for patients with diabetes enrolled in programs modeled after the Asheville Project in Charleston and Greenville. Before going to SCPhA in 2003, she acquired more than five years’ experience working in an independently owned Columbia, SC pharmacy, being employed through college and then continuing after graduation.



Pee Dee Region Director 
Jarrod Tippins, PharmD
Dr. Jarrod Tippins is a 2009 graduate of the University of South Carolina. While in pharmacy school, Jarrod was involved in APhA-ASP, SCPhA, ASHP-SSHP, and Phi Lamda Sigma. He was president of the USC campus chapter of APhA-ASP and Vice President of his pharmacy class. Jarrod is currently a pharmacist at The Medicine Cabinet in Lake City, SC. In 2010 and 2011, he was the recipient of the Paragon Award given by CVS to honor distinguished pharmacists within each district. Jarrod currently serves as President of the Pee Dee Pharmacy Association and is involved in SCPhA and NCPA.




Upstate Region Director

Ron Guida, RPh
Ron Guida is a graduate of MUSC College of Pharmacy. He began working for Revco until an opportunity arose to practice in the clinical side of pharmacy, and joined Palmetto Health Care. He went into partnership with two other pharmacists, and bought out the four pharmacies of Palmetto Health Care and renamed them Foothills Family Pharmacies.  Soon after this purchase, he became involved with home medical equipment, with emphasis on respiratory equipment. He was able to sell that business and purchased the share of the Boiling Springs location which was renamed Ron’s Pharmacy.  In May of 2017, he sold his pharmacy to Rite and continued to work for the chain until August of 2018.  Currently, he is enjoying semi-retirement and doing relief help.





Low Country Region Director 

Justin Davis, PharmD
Dr. Justin Davis received his Pharm.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy in 2013. During his time in school he served as a Junior Board member of the South Carolina Pharmacy Association since its founding in 2010 until his graduation. He currently is working as a pharmacist for Walgreen's in the Charleston area.






Craig Burridge, MS, CAE
Craig Burridge was previously the Executive Director of the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York. He is a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Craig attended the London School of Economics and Political Science on scholarship and has his Master of Science in Public Service from Russell Sage College. Craig has earned his Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in from the American Society of Association Executives. Craig served as President of the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations from 2007-08. In addition to serving on many volunteer boards, Mr. Burridge has served for two, two-year terms on the NYS Cancer Consortium Steering Committee and has served as a volunteer Commissioner of the City of Cohoes Housing Authority for 8 years, the Cohoes Music Hall Board of Directors and seven years on the Albany County YouthBureau.