Alumni Board

2019-2020 Alumni Board Members

  • *Delia Taylor, APR, Taylor Media Services, Denham Springs, LA
  • Cleo Allen, Ph.D., APR, Professor, Dillard University, Gonzales, LA
  • Jennifer  P. Boneno, Director of Account Services,  Zehnder Communications, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Adonica Pelichet Duggan, Chief of Communications & Public Relations, East Baton Rouge Parish School System, Zachary, LA
  • Lindsay Falgoust, Media Supervisor,  Zehnder Communications, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Jodi Conachen, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Lance Frank, CBS News, New York, NY
  • Melissa Parmelee, Director of Development, Audubon Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA
  • John Snow, MBA, Vice President, Emergent Method, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Jason Dore, Assistant Chief Counsel for External Affairs, U.S. SBA—Office of Advocacy, Washington, DC
  • Trey W. Williams, Senior Director Of Marketing, Our Lady of the Lake RMC, Baton Rouge, LA 
  • Sam Hanna, Publisher of The Concordia Sentinel, the Franklin Sun and the Ouachita Citizen, and Columnist, Monroe, LA
  • Roderick Hawkins, Director of Communications, Advance Illinois, Illinois, Chicago
  • Bob Johannessen, LA Department of Health, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Chelsea Leblanc, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Stephanie Riegel, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Beth Taylor,  Author, Broadcaster and Public Relations Practitioner, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Scott Sternberg, Attorney at Law, Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC, New Orleans, LA

Board Members Emeritus

  • Elizabeth Canfield, Communications Specialist, BASF, Geismar, LA
  • Stephanie Cargile, Public & Government Affairs Manager, ExxonMobil, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Margaret E. “Meg” Casper, Deputy Secretary of State, LA Secretary of State, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Charlotte Cavell, Corporate Communications, Entergy New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  • Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Mark Lambert, President, Lambert Media, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Venessa Lewis, A.P.R., Owner, Lewis Graphic Design, Denham Springs, LA

*Indicates board president