Special thanks go to each of these individuals who have contributed so much to the work and the success of the Wayne E. Oates Institute.

  • Mrs. Elaine Parker Akin
  • Mr. H.L. "Bert" Akin
  • Mrs. Alberta Allen
  • Dr. Henlee Barnette
  • Mr. Howard and Mrs. Barbara Dan Butt, Jr.
  • Dr. Hardy and Mrs. Ardelle Clemons
  • Ms. Evelyn Gordinier
  • Dr. A. Christopher and Annie Hammon
  • Dr.Ted Hodge
  • Drs. Leslie and Vicki Hollon
  • Dr. James and Mrs. Cannan Hyde
  • Dr. Walter and Mrs. Jackie Jackson
  • Ms. Kay Keegan
  • Drs. Roy and Lynn Meckler
  • Ms. Eleanor Miller
  • Dr. Charles Oates
  • Dr. Wayne E. and Mrs. Pauline Oates
  • Ms. Anne Ogden
  • Dr. John Patterson
  • Dr. James Pollard
  • Dr. Chester Raber
  • Ms. Ellie Schaffer
  • Mr. Norris and Mrs. Jan Shockley
  • Dr. Jack and Mrs. Carolyn Turner
  • Ms. Martha Wiglesworth
  • Dr. Jan Yusk

Founding Corporate Members:

  • Baptist Healthcare
  • The Cralle Foundation
  • The Gheens Foundation
  • Highland Baptist Church
  • V.V. Cooke Foundation