About Us

The Southeast Alabama Sickle Cell Association, Inc. (SEASCA) is a nonprofit organization supported by state funds and private donations.  The association was established in 1974 and incorporated June 18, 1975 in Lee County, Alabama.  The corporation was established to provide services related to sickle cell anemia in Southeast Alabama.  The corporation's Articles of Incorporation and By-laws provide for the management of its' affairs by a Board of Directors.

Board of Directors

Mr. James Arrington, Interim Director/President

Mr. Kenny Reese, Treasurer

Ms. Ruth Hunter, Vice-President

Ms. Linda Garrett, Secretary

Dr. Robin Bynum, PhD., Member

Ms. Jacqueline Gullette Member

Mr. John S. Pulliam, Member


Dr. Shelby B. Sanders, PhD., Executive Director

Ms. Savitri Reed, Office Manager

Ms. Nicollette Patterson, MSW Social Worker

Mrs. Wendy Strain Boykin, Educator/Program Director

Mrs. Betty Stafford, Community Health Worker

Designed by: 6410 Media

To stimulate and develop awareness concerning sickle cell hemoglobinopathies, thereby promoting positive health attitudes concerning sickle cell testing, counseling and education.

To direct persons who are at risk for sickle cell disease to the proper screening and diagnostic center.

To provide specific counseling and education for persons found to have sickle cell trait, sickle cell anemia and/or related hemoglobinopathies.

To provide a common environment for the discussion of sickle cell problems, as they relate to family activity, education, social problems of the affected person and his family.

Counties We Service

Barbour                        Houston

Bullock                         Lee

Dale                             Macon

Henry                           Pike

Geneva                        Russell

Our Mission

Service Area