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Workforce Investment Council Members

According to Act 743 of the 2008 Regular Legislative Session, the council is comprised of members from stakeholder groups, which are business and industry, organized labor, state and local government and community organizations. The members must be owners, chief executive officers (CEOs), chief operating officers (COOs) or other high-ranking officials.

Vacant
Chairman

David St. Etienne<More info>
Vice-Chairman

Gov. John Bel Edwards<More info>
Governor

Ava Dejoie<More info>
Secretary, Louisiana Workforce Commission, Ex-Officio

Senator Conrad Appel<More info>
Senate President

Joseph Ardoin<More info>
Governor Appointed

Paul Arrigo<More info>
Governor Appointed

Valeria Aymond<More info>
Governor Appointed

Ray Barker<More info>
Governor Appointed

Melissa Bayham<More info>
Governor Appointed

Senator Gerald Boudreaux<More info>
Senate President Appointed

Representative Joseph Bouie, Jr.<More info>
Speaker of House Appointed

Keith Brand<More info>
Governor Appointed, Organized Labor Representative

Susan Broussard<More info>
Governor Appointed

Bruce Busada<More info>
Governor Appointed

Conrad Carriere<More info>
Governor Appointed,

Michael Danahay<More info>
Governor Appointed

Stephen David, Jr.<More info>
Governor Appointed

Jason Dedon<More info>
Governor Appointed

Jason Engels<More info>
Governor Appointed

Richard Flick<More info>
Governor Appointed

Thelma French<More info>
Governor Appointed

Larry Gibbs<More info>
Governor Appointed

Wes Hataway<More info>
Governor Appointed

Randy Hayden<More info>
Governor Appointed

Rep. Patricia Haynes-Smith<More info>
House Speaker Appointed

John Hopkins<More info>
Governor Appointed

Mayor Edward R. Jones<More info>
Governor Appointed

Leigh King<More info>
Governor Appointed

Norisha Kirts<More info>
Governor Appointed

James LeBlanc<More info>
Ex-Officio, Secretary

Robert J. (Bob) Lobos<More info>
Governor Appointed

Melissa Mann<More info>
Governor Appointed

Todd O. McDonald<More info>
Governor Appointed

Robert Miller<More info>
Governor Appointed

Gerry Mims<More info>
Governor Appointed

Charles Moniotte<More info>
Governor Appointed

Brent Moreland<More info>
Governor Appointed

Susan East Nelson<More info>
Governor Appointed

Jim Odom<More info>
Governor Appointed

Mike Palamone<More info>
Governor Appointed

Sonia Perez<More info>
Governor Appointed

Don Pierson<More info>
Secretary, LED

Dr. Kim Hunter Reed<More info>
Commissioner of Higher Education

Louis Reine<More info>
Governor Appointed

Ronald Rosser Jr.<More info>
Governor Appointed

Richard "R.B." Smith<More info>
Governor Appointed

Joshua Sonnier<More info>
Governor Appointed

Dr. Monty Sullivan<More info>
President

C. A. Buck Vandersteen<More info>
Governor Appointed

Secretary Marketa Walters<More info>
Secretary

John White<More info>
Ex-Officio, State Superintendent

Tom Yura<More info>
Governor Appointed