Leadership and Governance

Position Descriptions for Board and Committees

Board of Directors

Name Position Term Residence
Joe Shine President 1/2016 - 9/2018 Metairie, LA
 Paul Hildreth  Vice President 1/2016 - 9/2016 New Orleans, LA
Beth Ward Immediate Past President 9/2014 - 9/2018 Shreveport, LA
Judith Halverson Treasurer 9/2013 - 9/2016 New Orleans, LA
Jane Eason Secretary 9/2014 - 9/2017 Metairie, LA
Cristina Faucheux Government Affairs Committee Chair Zachary, LA
David Qualls Chief Delegate Sulphur, LA
Eric Ingram Alexandria District Chair Alexandria, LA
Danielle Morris Baton Rouge District Chair Baton Rouge, LA
Vacant Houma District Chair
Jennifer Watson Lafayette District Chair Youngsville, LA
Marianne Daigle Lake Charles District Chair Lake Charles, LA
Jake McKenzie Monroe District Chair Ruston, LA
Matthew Powers New Orleans District Chair New Orleans, LA
Jeffrey Cresson Northshore District Chair Slidell, LA
Julie Harris Shreveport District Chair Shreveport, LA
Amelia Leonardi Nominations Committee Chair New Orleans, LA
Victoria McDowell
PTA Caucus Representative New Orleans, LA

* - Member of the Executive Committee

Delegates

Name Position Residence
David Qualls Chief Delegate Sulphur, LA
Jane Eason Delegate Metairie, LA
Paul Hildreth Delegate New Orleans, LA
Greg LeBlanc Delegate Greenwell Springs, LA
Beth Ward Delegate Shreveport, LA
Gregg Jones Alternate Shreveport, LA

Committees

Name Position Committee Residence
Gail Pearce Chair Bylaws Bossier City, LA
Kinta LeBlanc
Chair Continuing Education Greenwell Springs, LA 
Kirk Nelson Co-Chair Ethics New Orleans, LA
Becky Lege Co-Chair Ethics Lafayette, LA
Billy Naquin
Liaison Federal Government Affairs Thibodeaux, LA
Judith Halverson
Chair Finance  New Orleans, LA
Christina Faucheux
Chair Governmental Affairs Zachary, LA
Alicia Pruitt
Chair Membership Crowley, LA
Claire Melebeck
Chair Newsletter Baton Rouge, LA 
Amelia Leonardi
Chair Nominations New Orleans, LA
Rusty Eckel
Chair Practice/Reimbursement Lake Charles, LA
Claire Melebeck
Chair Public Relations Baton Rouge, LA
Suzanne Tinsley
Chair Research Shreveport, LA