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Blood Center

About Us

Who We Are

Shepeard Community Blood Center is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit blood center. Our mission is to collect, process, and distribute blood and blood products. We are the contracted provider for 23 hospitals in 30 counties across the two-state area. We partner with you, the local volunteer blood donor, to fulfill our mission.

Board of Directors

Gerald Woods
Chairman of the Board
Retired Partner
FSB FisherBroyles

Kevin Belanger
President & CEO
Shepeard Community Blood Center

Clinton Avant, MD
Medical Director Blood Bank
University Hospital

Roni Bollag, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Medical Director, Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine
Augusta University

David Booker, MD
Chief Pathologist
Trinity Hospital

Brian K. Epps
U.S. Magistrate Judge
Southern District of Georgia

The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Flowers
Director of Pastoral Care
Augusta University Hospital & Clinics

Jonathan Krauss, MD
Richmond County Medical Society

Mel Lockwood
UPS Site Supervisor
Aiken, SC Collections Site

John Shields
Regional Sales Manager
American Pacific Industries, Inc.

Pam Tucker
Columbia County

David King, MT (ASCP)
Micro Lab Manager
University Hospital

MAJOR Victoria McCarthy
Chief, Blood Services, DDEAMC
Dept. of Pathology - Ft. Gordon

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