Advisory Council

Our Advisory Council is a huge part of Oasis and helping further grow this organization.

Stephanie Hill Alexander

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC

Brooke Tanner Battle

Marvell “Chip” Bivins, CPA


Lessie Brady

First Commercial Bank

Theresa Harper Bruno

Community Volunteer

Mary Johnson-Butterworth

Community Volunteer

Mark P. Cohen, M.D.


Anne-Laura Cook, M.D.

Baptist Health Centers

Robin Sparks Davis, J.D.

Sterling Captial Management

Dian B. Diamond, ASID

Community Volunteer

Sallie Datnoff Downs

Bruce Downs, CPA

Teashia Goodwin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Edward L. Hardin, Jr., J.D.

Burr & Forman, LLP

Alesia M. Jones

University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB)

Greg Keyes

Community Volunteer

Sheryl Kimerling

Community Volunteer

Benny M. LaRussa, Jr.

Sterling Captial Management

Eileen J. Markstein

Markstein Consulting, LLC

Melanie L. Nichols CFA, CFP

Warren Averett Asset Management

Teresa Zúñiga Odom

Retired – Alabama Power Company

Marian Phillips

Community Volunteer

Joan Cain Pizitz, M.D.

Community Volunteer

Kathryn Hicks Porter

Community Volunteer

Andrea Bailey Powers, J.D.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC

Cynthia Ransburg-Brown, J.D.

UAB Health System

Carla S. Roberson

Retired -Alabama Power Company

Tomeka Roberts, M.D.

Brookwood Baptist

Kim Rogers

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham

Joseph E. Sandner IV

Colliers International

Susan E. Sellers

St. Vincent’s Foundation

James D. Sisson

Vantage Associates, Inc.

Margaret R. Somerall, M.D.

Community Volunteer

Cindy Speake

Community Volunteer

Mary Roebuck Spencer

Community Volunteer

Katherine Tierney

Protective Life Corporation

Deborah F. White

Community Volunteer

Sandra Zarzaur

Community Volunteer

Our Mission

Oasis helps women and children heal, grow and overcome difficult life circumstances by providing affordable mental health counseling and innovative educational programs in a respectful and nurturing environment.

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