Dr. David A. Sanders is long time community supporter of AWOL and serves as the “voice of reason” on the Board. David is a 1961 graduate of Savannah’s beloved Alfred E. Beach High school and alumni of Savannah State University graduating in 1973 with a bachelors degree in Industrial Arts education. After graduating from SSU, David went on to serve as an educator with the Savannah-Chatham School system for 31 years. During his time in education, he also went on to gain a Masters degree Cambridge College in Education and then on to the Fielding Graduate Institute where he distinguished himself by obtaining a doctoral degree in Education and Leadership.
Dr. Sanders is devout Christian and a long time member of Overcoming By Faith church where he volunteers as a lead deacon with the church. Dr. Sanders has a passion and humble spirit of “service” to the community and especially our youth. After working in the school system for many years, he wanted to continue to do more for parents and youth and he has often said, that AWOL allows just that. A chance to provide the kind of community support to children and families that often times schools simply can not offer.