Mary Chatman joins STC Local Board of Directors

SAVANNAH – Mary B. Chatman, senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Memorial University Medical Center, has joined the Savannah Technical College Local Board of Directors and was sworn in at the Board’s July meeting.

Chatman has more than 21 years of progressive experience in Academic Medical Centers working in a variety of setting including inpatient, support services, wellness and home care. During her career, she has served as staff nurse, in nursing management, as wellness director and in a number of senior leadership positions. Chatman came to Memorial in 2009 from Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC.

“We are delighted to welcome Ms. Chatman to our Local Board,” says College President Dr. Kathy Love. “I’m confident that her experiences and insight will be invaluable.”

She is a Doctoral Candidate in Nursing at the College of Nursing at East Carolina University, from which she earned BSN and MSN degrees. Chatman is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Nurses Association, the Georgia Nurses Association and the Georgia Association of Nurse Leaders among her many affiliations.

The Savannah Technical College Local Board of Directors is comprised of business and community leaders from Bryan, Chatman, Effingham, and Liberty counties. Jimmy Burnsed of Bryan County is the chair; Donald Lovette of Liberty County is the vice-chair.

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (