Friends of Oatland's Mission

To act as a physical and financial support organization for Oatland Island Wildlife Center in order to assist the Savannah-Chatham County Schools and Board of Education in preserving the ecosystem and education programs and maintaining the Visitor's Facility as a community asset. 

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2021-2022 Board of Directors

Board Executives

Doug Orr, President 

Sandi Roth, Treasurer

Mendy Grotheer, Secretary

Board Members at Large

Amy Capello

Melissa McGrath

Courtney Roberts

Sally Kroehnke

Doug Pesce

Megan Riley

Jdhordane Williams

Fran Conway

Michelle Mulvehill

MaryKay McCullough

Stephanie Shuman

FOO is always looking for interested, energetic volunteers!

If you're interested in working with the Friends of Oatland Board of Directors please send us an email with your reason for wanting to join our team, to

Friends of Oatland Board Members having some fun during Oatland Island Wildlife Center's Grand ReOpening Event.

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