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Executive Office

Lathran J. Woodard 
Chief Executive Officer

Lathran Johnson Woodard is the Chief Executive Officer of the South Carolina Primary Health Care Association (SCPHCA or Association), overseeing a membership association of 23 community health centers (CHCs) which serve approximately 490,000 patients a year. Ms. Woodard has been with the SCPHCA for more than 30 years. She holds a degree in business administration from Southern Wesleyan University.  

As the CEO for the SCPHCA, Ms. Woodard works to ensure that federally-funded community health centers and community mental health centers that provide vital services to medically underserved communities in the state are strengthened and have the capacity for growth. In addition, she is responsible for the overall operation of the Association. This includes overseeing the Health Center Controlled Network and the State Migrant Health Program funded by the Bureau of Primary Health Care along with forecasting and planning the future direction of the organization. Ms. Woodard's experience includes community and program development, staff enhancement training, and budget management. Her primary interests are in the area of local systems development relating to health care and youth self-enhancement.

Ms. Woodard is a member of several state and national organizations, which include the National Association of Community Health Centers, the National Association of Female Executives, the National Rural Health Association, the American Society of Association Executives, and the South Carolina Public Health Association. She currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Community Health Centers.
Throughout her tenure as the CEO of the SCPHCA, Ms. Woodard has been the recipient of several awards, including:

  • The Order of the Palmetto
  • Key to the City of Columbia
  • Trumpeter Gala Award for Volunteerism
  • South Carolina Rural Health Association President’s Award 
  • South Carolina Primary Health Care Association Margaret J. Weston Award 
  • Norton Wilson Leadership Award
  • Health Care Heroes Award for Health Care Professional of the Year
  • Columbia Urban League’s President’s Award

Ms. Woodard was also inducted into the National Association of Community Health Center’s Advocacy Hall of Fame. 

Ms. Woodard is a much sought-after trainer in the areas of non-profit board development, addressing [implicit] biases in health care, improving the patient experience, “The Triune Man: Inter-relationship of the physical, mental and spirit health, and team building.  

Consequently, in addition to Ms. Woodard’s work as a non-profit executive, she has also served in a variety of other capacities such as:

  • Adjunct Professor for the Kirksville School of Health Management
  • Adjunct Instructor for the School of Public Health, Department of Health Administration at the University of South Carolina
  • Well-Vista, Inc. Board Member and Board Chair (2016 & 17)
  • Columbia Relations Council (2014-2017)
  • Center for Community and Family Transitions (2012- present)

Kenya L. Mingo, MBA, MA
Corporate Compliance/Program Development Officer
  • Corporate Compliance (Internal and External)
    • Compliance Network
  • Emergency Preparedness (Internal and External)
  • Risk Management
  • Program Development


Vicki M. Young, PhD
Chief Operating Officer 
  • Internal Operations
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
    • Pharmacy 340B Program
  • Pharmacy Directors’ Network
  • State Partnership Development
  • Public Affairs, Legislative and Advocacy
  • Outreach and Special Populations
  • External Relationship Development

Chandra Beasley, MBA, MHRM, MNSA, MPA
Director of Information Technology
  • SC Health Center Controlled Network (SC HCCN)
  • Health Information Technology (HIT)
  • Meaningful Use
  • Electronic Health Record
  • Data Quality and Reporting
  • Health Information Exchange (HIE)
  • Population Health Management
  • Quality Improvement/PCMH
  • IT Network
  • Oversight of IT Consultant, IT Help Desk Technician and Clinical Informatics Analyst positions

Brittany Lawrence, MPH
Clinical Informatics Analyst – HCCN
  • HCCN Clinical Workflow and Quality Assurance for Data Integration Processes
  • Best Practices Implementation 

Barry Brannum
IT Help Desk Technician
  • IT Help Desk Support
  • IT Network

Joel Mercado
IT Consultant
  • Internal IT Systems Administration
  • Website and Database Maintenance/Support
  • CHC IT Support
  • IT Help Desk Support

Katherine K. Plunkett, LMSW, MPH, CHES, PCMH-CCE
Senior Clinical Quality Improvement Manager
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Practice Transformation (Patient-Centered Medical Home)
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) Administrator
  • Partnership Development
  • Oversight of the Manager of Clinical Quality Improvement position

Sarah M. Cockrell, MPH
Manager of Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Quality Improvement/Practice Transformation/Clinical Practice
  • Clinical Networks
  • Clinical Service Integration

Johnese Bostic
Women’s Health Informatics Analyst
  • Clinical Workflow
  • Quality Assurance
  • Clinical Quality and Care Utilization Data Aggregation, Tracking and Benchmarking

Jerome Corley, MA
Substance Use Disorder Program Coordinator 
  • Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Consortium
  • Substance Abuse Disorder, Behaviorial Health and Infectious Disesase Programming and Services
  • Networking Facilitation and Collaboration

Madison Hall, MPA

Health Care Access Coordinator
  • Legislative
  • Outreach and Enrollment
  • Community Development
  • Special Populations


Shaletta Miller, MBA
Chief Administrative Officer

  • Human Resources
    • Help Desk
    • HR Network 
  • Shared Service Arrangements/Group Purchasing
  • Strategic Planning
  • CHC Salary Survey
  • C-Suite Compensation Study 
  • Oversight of the Manager of Member Services, Membership and Marketing Coordinator, Executive Assistant and Administrative Support positions

Jimmy Ellis, MHA
Manager of Member Services 
  • Member Services
    • Membership Database
    • Membership Applications
    • Training and Events Calendar 
    • Letters of Support
    • Training and Technical Assistance Needs Assessment 
    • Member Satisfaction Survey
    • Secret Shopper
  • Events Coordinator

Lauren Middleton
Executive Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Support for the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer, and Chief Administration Officer
  • Board of Directors Liaison

Lorraine Miller
Membership and Marketing Coordinator

  • Membership
    • Event Registration Implementation and Oversight
  • Marketing/Communications
    • Social Media
    • Print Material Layout and Design

Breanna Roberts
Administrative Assistant
  • General Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Staff Support for Conferences, Meetings, Retreats, etc. 


Maurishka Williams, MSA
Chief Financial Officer

  • Cost Reporting
  • Health Center Financial Operations
  • Credentialing Services Oversight
  • Operational Site Visits (OSV)
  • OMB Audit Compliance
  • CFO Network
  • SCPHCA Finance Committee
  • Oversight of the Director of Revenue Maximization, Manager of Credentialing Services and Accounting Assistant positions

William Feagin, CH-CBS
Director of Revenue Maximization
  • Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Coding
  • Billing/Collections Policies and Procedures
  • Onsite Billing Office Assessment
  • Third Party Payer Liaison 
  • Revenue Cycle Network 

Vera Marshall, MSHR
Manager of Credentialing Services
  • Credentialing Services
  • CHC Provider Credentialing Compliance
  • Provider Par/Non-Par Analysis
  • Quarterly Credentialing Forums

Stacia Wilson
Credentialing Coordinator
  • Credentialing/Provider Enrollment
  • Regulatory Compliance


Carlo Victoriano
Chief Program Officer
  • SCPHCA Grant Application Submission and Reporting 
  • South Carolina Agricultural Worker Health Program Oversight (SCAgWHP)
  • UDS Reporting Requirements
  • Strategic Planning
  • Health Center Program Policies and Operations
    • Operational Site Visits (OSV)
  • Oversight of the Program Coordinator and Program Assistant positions with the SCAgWHP program

Ellen Erskine
Program Assistant – SCAgWHP
  • Administrative/Programmatic Support
  • Administrative Support to Chief Program Officer

Elizabeth Avila
Program Coordinator – SCAgWHP
  • Voucher Provider Contracts and Relations
  • Outreach/Enabling Services
  • Data and Reporting
  • 1-800 Bilingual Line
  • Health Advisory Council 

Isaac Altamirano
Outreach Specialist - SCAgWHP
  • Outreach/Enabling Service Coordination
  • General Outreach and Outreach/Enrollment (O/E) Assistance Services
  • 1-800 Bilingual Line
  • Administrative/Programmatic Support 

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