Board of Directors

The expertise and guidance of the South Carolina Cancer Alliance Board of Directors helps us achieve our mission: to improve the prevention and early detection of cancer, as well as the treatment of those affected by this disease. Our Board is made up of leaders in the healthcare field and the community at large.


Chair: Dr. Gerald Wilson

Surgeon, Midlands Surgical Associates

Renay Caldwell

Colorectal Cancer Prevention Network

Mary Kruczynski

Community Oncology Alliance

Kim Hale

American Cancer Society

Dr. Trenessa Jones


Anthony "Tony" Minter

Advocate for prostate cancer education and awareness

Sonya Younger, MBA


Ex-Officio Member

Stephanie Hinton, CPM, MHS, MA


Ex-Officio Member

James Dewitt Bearden III

Gibbs Cancer Center

MaryAnne LaFontaine

North Carolina Oncology Nursing Society

Tanya Baker

Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center

Amy Messersmith

Presbyterian College of Pharmacy

Members Not Pictured

Treasurer: Dr. Will Harms

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Deborah Crawford-Butler

Retired Nurse

Help The Cause

The Alliance relies on active involvement by individuals and organizations statewide to assess priorities and to develop, implement, and evaluate the success of our projects. The Alliance leadership, which includes our Board of Directors and staff, provides a statewide infrastructure; however, only through the grassroots efforts of committed partners across the state will we achieve our goals.