2018 Election Information

Voting will open April 1 and run through April 30.
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Please note: you will NOT be able to log in and vote until April 1.

 Bios will also be available on the secure voting site.

2018's Candidates:

President-Elect of the Board of Directors:

Dr. David Shirley is an Assistant Professor with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) College of Pharmacy.  He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from MUSC in 2002.  He spent fourteen years practicing independent community pharmacy in Charleston while specializing in compounding.  His first seven years were spent at Prescription Center in downtown 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.  As he has throughout his career, he continues to be active in providing immunizations, diabetes counseling through Palmetto Pharmacist Network, and serves as a mentor and preceptor for introductory and advanced pharmacy students.   In 2015, Dr. Shirley joined the College of Pharmacy to pursue his love for teaching and mentoring students full time.  Dr. Shirley coordinates the Compounding Laboratory, Pharmacy Calculations, Medical Terminology, and Special Topics in Compounding courses and lectures in several other courses including Self Care Therapeutics and Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems.  He also serves as a clinical pharmacist consultant to Partners in Health Care clinic at East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) where he is involved in telehealth education, teleconsulting, and student teleprecepting.  Dr. Shirley is faculty advisor for NCPA and involved in other organizations including CPFI and Kappa Psi.  Dr. Shirley is a career-long member of SCPHA, currently serves as the Low Country Region Director, and has served previously in the House of Delegates.

At-Large Director:

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

Brian Clark moved to Chapin from Mt Pleasant, SC in 2011.  Hailing from Mullins, SC he graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina.  His practical experience has been diverse over the years and includes big chain, supermarket, and independent pharmacy.  His roles have included: staff pharmacist, pharmacy manager, district scheduler, new pharmacist trainer, regional pharmacy manager, pharmacy district manager, and now, clinical director.  He is currently serving as Director-At-Large for the SCPhA Board of Directors and is an active member of the Legislative Committee.   Prior to his current role, he served three consecutive terms as a member of the SCPhA House of Delegates.  Most recently he is the Network Facilitator and a Luminary for the South Carolina Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN-SC).  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.  Advocating for his patients has always come naturally, but he also exemplifies the empathy required to ensure the patients’ needs are taken care of through active listening.  In his free time, Brian loves to ride his motorcycle, work in the yard, and spends time on the lake with his wife, Kelly, and their three dogs – Fin, Fergie, and Fargo.

A lifelong learner, he is seeking an opportunity to grow and continue his service to our profession by utilizing his previous board experience to provide continuity among the incoming Board of Directors.  He plans to continue to stand for the positions of all community practice, exercising his lifetime of experience and depth of understanding in our profession.  Our next days will need critical thinkers motivated by a passion for our practice, knowledge of the industry, and the ability to sustain trust-based relationships while representing all the pharmacists of South Carolina.  He is this pharmacist.

Midlands Region Director:

Jennifer Baker, Pharm.D 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. Jennifer has been teaching the SC MPJE review for over ten years and serves as the course coordinator and faculty for the Pharmacy Law and Ethics course. Prior to her arrival at USC, Jennifer served as the Director of Professional Affairs for the South Carolina Pharmacy Association from 2003 – 2012, where she taught and planned continuing education for pharmacy professionals and managed the Palmetto Pharmacist Network who provides care for patients with diabetes enrolled in programs modeled after the Asheville Project in Charleston, Greenville and Spartanburg. Before coming to SCPhA in 2003, she acquired more than five years’ experience working in an independently-owned community pharmacy in Columbia. She lives in Irmo with her husband and two children. Having had the unique opportunity to serve her profession as an employee of SCPhA for nine years and now as a vested member, promoting pharmacy through our state organization is her true passion. 

 

Low Country Region Director:

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.

Midlands Delegates ( seats available):

 

 Dr. Kelly Clark received her Pharm.D. in 2000 from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in Lexington, KY.  Dr. Clark is currently the Coordinator of the Integrated Pharmacy Skills Lab and Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at South University School of Pharmacy (SUSOP) in Columbia, SC and has served in this capacity for the last 8 years.  Previously, she worked in other academia settings assisting with pharmacy compounding and hospital laboratory courses. 

Prior to working in academia, Dr. Clark practiced as a Pharmacy Manager/Pharmacist in the community setting for the majority of her career.  She also served as course instructor for one of South Carolina’s Technician State Certification Programs for 3 years.   

Dr. Clark has been APhA certified in Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery for over 20 years and certifies South University School of Pharmacy students in both Georgia and South Carolina in the  APhA Immunization program.  She has been providing South Carolina and Georgia pharmacists with immunization-based continuing education over the last 4 years.

Since 2011, Dr. Clark has served the South Carolina Pharmacy Association (SCPhA) representing South University School of Pharmacy as a School Delegate.  She is also an active member of several other professional organizations.  These include the American Pharmacy Association (APhA), the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the South Carolina Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SCSHP), and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

Notable awards include:  SUSOP Bowl of Hygeia Teacher of the Year Award 2017, SUSOP Mortar and Pestle Class Award 2016, SUSOP Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award 2014, and CVS District Paragon Award 2006.

Dr. Clark lives in Chapin, South Carolina and enjoys spending her down time with her husband boating on Lake Murray and playing with their 3 fur-babies Fargo, Fin and Fergie.

Dr. Taylor Evans graduated from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Columbia Campus in 2015 and completed her post graduate training in the community setting with the University of South Carolina and Medicine Mart Pharmacy.  She currently practices as an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist in collaboration with various physician practices affiliated with Palmetto Health, and works part time in community pharmacy.  Her interests include direct patient care, population health, and educating pharmacy students through rotations and activities at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.

 

Carmen Monts, Pharm.D., graduated from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy in 2006. Carmen was employed with Kroger Pharmacy for 4 years as an intern and 3 years as a pharmacist and joined the Prosperity Drug family in 2007. Working alongside former President John Pugh, Carmen has enjoyed becoming a part of the Prosperity community. Her passion for chronic care management has played a vital role in establishing a unique relationship with a local primary care practice to provide medication reconciliation and medication management solutions for mutual patients. 

Carmen is an avid reader, attempts crafting from time to time, and enjoys lake life in Chapin with her husband, Clay, two kids, Ellie and Dylan, as well as their pug, Roxie.

 

 Dr. Alyssa Norwood received her BS in pharmacy from the University of South Carolina in 1993 and her PharmD from Shenandoah University in 2014. Dr. Norwood currently serves as the Academic Success Coordinator for South University School of Pharmacy (SUSOP) where she is also an assistant professor of pharmacy practice. 

Prior to becoming full time at SUSOP, Dr. Norwood was the Chief Pharmacy Officer for Sandhills Medical Foundation, a federally qualified health center (FQHC) for 11 years. She has an extensive background in community pharmacy and management. Dr. Norwood also works as a consultant pharmacist for McKelvey-Drummond Pharmacy Consultants. 

Dr. Norwood has obtained her credentials as a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP), certified CPR instructor for the American Heart Association, member of SCPhA, 5th District, APhA, and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP). Notable awards received: SUSOP Ambulatory Care Preceptor of the Year Award 2016 and SUSOP Mortar and Pestle Class Award 2017. 

Dr. Norwood resides in northeast Columbia with her family and enjoys reading and travel.

 

Low Country Delegates ( seats available):

A Lowcountry native, Dr. Cynthia Feldman is owner and Pharmacist in Charge at Sweetgrass Pharmacy and Compounding in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.  After earning her Bachelor’s of Science from Clemson University, Cynthia received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the Medical University of South Carolina.  She also holds a Master’s in Business Administration from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Prior to opening her own compounding pharmacy, Cynthia worked as the Director of Pharmacy for a large Louisiana hospital and as an Inspector for the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy.  Cynthia is specially trained in the art of pharmaceutical compounding and currently counsels and compounds patient-specific medication for pediatric, geriatric, veterinary, hormone replacement, and pain management patients as well as specialty cosmeceuticals.

Cynthia lives with her husband, Josh Feldman, and their children in Mt. Pleasant.  She is a member of the South Carolina Pharmacist Association, the National Community Pharmacists Association, and Professional Compounding Centers of America.

Treasurer:

Pamela A. Whitmire, Pharm.D., MHSA, FAPhA is the Program Director and Pharmacy Manager at Southwest Carolina Treatment Center in Anderson, South Carolina. She also is involved with Hospice of the Upstate in Anderson. Over her career, she has worked in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, homecare, academia, palliative care and drug addiction.

Dr. Whitmire received her Pharmacy degree and Master in Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida. She received her undergraduate degree from Clemson University.

Dr. Whitmire is a Vested member of the South Carolina Pharmacy Association where she has held numerous offices including President and currently serves as the Treasurer and Parliamentarian for SCPhA House of Delegates and serves on the SCPhA Foundation Board. Her other professional memberships include APhA where she served as Speaker of the House of Delegates, ASHP, the Building Leadership Committee of the College of Pharmacy at MUSC, a Life Member of the MUSC College of Pharmacy Alumni Association, a Life Member of the University of Florida Alumni Association, and the Society of 1824 at MUSC.

Speaker-Elect of the House of Delegates (not on ballot, to be voted on at the SCPhA Annual Convention):

 

Brian Clark, RPh,  moved to Chapin from Mt Pleasant, SC in 2011.  Hailing from Mullins, SC he graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina.  His practical experience has been diverse over the years and includes big chain, supermarket, and independent pharmacy.  His roles have included: staff pharmacist, pharmacy manager, district scheduler, new pharmacist trainer, regional pharmacy manager, pharmacy district manager, and now, clinical director.  He is currently serving as Director-At-Large for the SCPhA Board of Directors and is an active member of the Legislative Committee.   Prior to his current role, he served three consecutive terms as a member of the SCPhA House of Delegates.  Most recently he is the Network Facilitator and a Luminary for the South Carolina Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN-SC).  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.  Advocating for his patients has always come naturally, but he also exemplifies the empathy required to ensure the patients’ needs are taken care of through active listening.  In his free time, Brian loves to ride his motorcycle, work in the yard, and spends time on the lake with his wife, Kelly, and their three dogs – Fin, Fergie, and Fargo.

A lifelong learner, he is seeking an opportunity to grow and continue his service to our profession by utilizing his previous board experience to provide continuity among the incoming Board of Directors.  He plans to continue to stand for the positions of all community practice, exercising his lifetime of experience and depth of understanding in our profession.  Our next days will need critical thinkers motivated by a passion for our practice, knowledge of the industry, and the ability to sustain trust-based relationships while representing all the pharmacists of South Carolina.  He is this pharmacist.

Bios will also be available on the secure voting site. 

Voter Eligibility
In order to vote, you must be an ACTIVE member of SCPhA. This means you must be a current member of SCPhA,

AND

You must be one of the following member types:
Full Member (includes Friend, Leader and Visionary levels)
Vested Member
Life Member
Spouse/Joint Member
First Year Member
Retired Member

Timeline:
March 
You will receive an email that contains your Member ID and the link to our secure election website. You will need your Member ID and email (if you do not have an email use [email protected]) in order to log in to the secure election website. The site will not open until April 1 at 8:00 am.
*If you have not received this email by the end of March, please contact the SCPhA office.

April 1
Voting will officially open at 8 am.

April 30
Deadline to vote. Email reminder will be sent first thing in the morning.  Online polls will close at midnight.

Votes will be tallied by the third party company.  Results will be sent to the SCPhA CEO in a sealed envelope.

June 
SCPhA's House of Delegates will meet at our Annual Convention. The candidates for the Speaker-Elect of the House of Delegates will have opportunity to speak to the delegates. HOD members will then vote on the Speaker-Elect of the House of Delegates. Votes will be collected and tallied by the Teller's committee. All voting results will be revealed/announced after the Teller's committee has counted all votes.

Note:  Voting will be done electronically.  If you would like to request a paper ballot please call 803.354.9977
If you need assistance voting, call 803.354.9977. 


Don't know your Member ID #? It will be emailed to you prior to the election.
You can also find it by logging in to your SCPhA account and click on your profile.
Your Member ID will be listed there.

Be sure to update your email address as that is how all communications will be sent.

Still having trouble finding it? Call SCPhA at 803.354.9977.