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Cancer Centers Board

The expertise and dedication of our board members is reflected in their extraordinary contributions to the Cancer Center through promoting program awareness, developing financial resources, enhancing education, prevention, and research activities, advocating compassionate and responsive patient and family care and fostering community support and involvement.


Dee A. Bennett, Chair
Retired, City of Columbia                                       

Jennifer Mashura, Vice Chair
Blue Cross South Carolina

Bruce Fewell, Treasurer
Corporate Concepts, Inc

Sharleen Craig, Secretary
EXIT Real Estate Consultants

Bhavna Maker Vasudeva, Development Chair

Mary Catherine Cauthen, Past Chair

Alice Adams
Murphy & Grantland, P.A.

Alicia Barnes
ABC Columbia News

Mary Ellen Barnwell
Junior Achievement

Beth E. Bernstein Sanders
Bernstein and Bernstein, LLC

Latan Cox
Community Volunteer

John W. Foster, Jr.
Community Volunteer

Elizabeth “Beth” Frost
Cohn Construction

Rebecca L. Gillespie, PharmD
Long’s Drugs

DR Granger
Granger Owings

Christie Hill
First Citizens Bank

Sandra Sims
Business Owner, Insurance
Richland Board of Trustees, Appointee

Audrey Korsgaard
University of South Carolina

Sara Krisnow
Lizard’s Thicket

Chris LaTorre, DMD

Chris MacDougall
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Phyllis McElveen
Row Gallery, LLC

Kathy Mercer
University of South Carolina School of Nursing

Lisa M. Merritt
Interior Designer

Tony Perez
Palmetto Imaging Technology, LLC

Barbara Ann Petit
Community Volunteer

Suzanne M. Pucci
Stanley Steemer

Wade Shugart
Southern First Bank

Robert E. Smith, Jr., MD
SC Oncology Associates

Janet Snider
USC School of Medicine

Chip Stanley
Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC

Susan Steck
University of South Carolina 

Julie R. Thaxton
Kicks Exceptional Shoes

Peter A. Zvejnieks, MD
Metabolic Medical Center

Revised: 2-24-15