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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.

Bruce Busada <More info>
Chairman

David St. Etienne <More info>
Vice-Chairman

Gov. John Bel Edwards <More info>
Governor

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

Joseph Ardoin <More info>
Governor Appointed

Paul J. Arrigo, CDME <More info>
Governor Appointed

Valeria Aymond <More info>
Governor Appointed

Melissa Bayham <More info>
Governor Appointed

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

Dr. Cade Brumley <More info>
Ex-Officio, State Superintendent

Representative Barbara Carpenter <More info>
Speaker of House Appointed

Conrad Carriere <More info>
Governor Appointed,

Jason E. Cobb <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

Thelma French <More info>
Governor Appointed

Rep. Larry Frieman <More info>
House Speaker Appointed

Randy Hayden <More info>
Governor Appointed

Charles "Chuck" Henderson <More info>
Governor Appointed

John Hopkins <More info>
Governor Appointed

Gina Jones <More info>
Speaker of House Appointed

Mayor Edward R. Jones <More info>
Governor Appointed

Leigh King <More info>
Governor Appointed

Norisha Kirts <More info>
Governor Appointed

Kirk Lacour <More info>
Speaker of House Appointed

James LeBlanc <More info>
Ex-Officio, Secretary

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

Melissa Mann <More info>
Governor Appointed

Gerry Mims <More info>
Governor Appointed

Brent Moreland <More info>
Governor Appointed

Susan East Nelson <More info>
Governor Appointed

Senator Barrow Peacock <More info>
Senate President 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

Tracey Schiro <More info>
Governor Appointed

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

Joshua Sonnier <More info>
Governor Appointed

Dr. Monty Sullivan <More info>
President

Sandra Thompson Herman <More info>
Governor Appointed

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

Secretary Marketa Walters <More info>
Secretary

Ada Womack-Bell <More info>
Governor Appointed

Tom Yura <More info>
Governor Appointed

Vacant <More info>
Governor Appointed

Vacant <More info>
Governor Appointed

Vacant <More info>
Governor Appointed

Vacant <More info>
Governor Appointed