Board of Directors

Board of Directors, August 2014

  • Honorable James Singleton, Chairman, Representative of Public Sector

  • Mr. Victor Gordon, Vice Chairman, Co-Chair Program Committee, Representative of Private Sector

  • Honorable Cynthia Hedge-Morrell, Councilmember, District D, Representative of Public Sector

  • Honorable Arthur Morrell, Clerk, Criminal Court, Representative of Public Sector

  • Honorable Edwin R. Murray, State Senator, Representative of Public Sector

  • The Honorable Walt Leger, III, Louisiana House Representative, Representative of Public Sector

  • Mr. Johnny Jackson, Jr., Program Committee Chairperson, Representative of Private Sector

  • Ms. Constance Andry, Representative of Private Sector

  • Mr. Henry I. Irvin, Representative of Low Income Sector

  • Mr. Charles Rice, Sr, Representative of Low Income Sector

  • Mr. Anthony W. Richard, Representative of Low Income Sector

  • Rev. James Russ, Representative of Low Income Sector

  • Mrs. Cathy Washington, Representative of Private Sector

  • Ms. Mary White-Johnson, Head Start Policy Council

  • Ms. Hoa Nguyen, Representative of Low Income Sector

  • Ms. Lisa Bell-Burns, Representative of Low Income Sector

  • Rev. J. B. Watkins, Representative of Low Income Sector

TRIPARTITE BOARD COMPOSITION
Low-Income Sector:
For private nonprofit entities, a minimum of one-third of tripartite board membership must be democratically selected representatives of low-income individuals and families who reside in the geographic area being served by the agency.

Public Sector: One-third must be elected officials, holding office at their time of selection, or their representatives. If a sufficient number of elected officials or their representatives are not available to serve, appointive public officials or their representative may take the place of elected officials.

Private Sector: Board members must be chosen from business, industry, labor, regions, law enforcement, education, or other major groups and interests in the community served.