2017 Board and Staff

Mark Boucree, Chair
Vice President/Business Development Officer
Community Development Banking, Capital One Bank, New Orleans, LA

Wayne Benjamin, Jr.
Radio Personality, Q93/Philanthropist
New Orleans, LA

Sayde Finkle, Secretary/Treasurer
Senior Associate for Research and Special Projects, GNO inc
New Orleans, LA

Cherry Fisher-May
Publisher and Event Producer, IND Media
Lafayette, LA

Claudia Ginty

Director, Field Channel Marketing

Cox Communications
New Orleans, LA

Bill Hess
Director, Economic Development for City of Alexandria
Alexandria, LA

Eligha Guillory, Jr.
City of Lake Charles, Asst. City Administrator/Project Specialist
Lake Charles, LA

Istvan Molnar (Steve)
Business & Economic Development Project Manager
Entergy New Orleans, Inc.
New Orleans, LA

Tonia Moore
Louisiana Public Health Institute

Associate Director
Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living
Louisiana Public Health Institute

Cheryl Castille, Ex Officio,
Director, Louisiana Division of the Arts


Aimee Smallwood
Chief Executive Officer

Kathy Richard
Director, Healthcare Initiative