Keeping Our Promise to Protect

Child and Youth Protection

Diocesan Sexual Abuse Advisory Board

The Sexual Abuse Advisory Board reviews the response of the Diocese of Savannah to those who have experienced or been affected by sexual abuse by Church personnel.

Members of the Board include victim advocates, professional psychologists and therapists who work with sexual abuse victims and/or perpetrators, and current or retired members law enforcement agencies.

Board Members

  • Maureen O. Claiborne, M.D.
  • William M. Furey, Ph.D.
  • Dr. Brett Murphy-Dawson
  • H. Bryant Perryman
  • William S. Ray

Safe Environment Director

Joan B. Altmeyer
Toll-Free Hotline: 888-357-5330

Victim Assistance Coordinator

Rosemary Downing

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