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Join Our Commission

The Volunteer Louisiana Commission consists of leaders from across the state who share an interest in volunteering and national service. If you are interested in joining the Commission, you can download the fact sheet and nomination form below.

Commissioner Nomination Form

Commission Fact Sheet

Meet Our Commissioners

OFFICERS/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Mitzi Hochheiser, Chair: Baton Rouge
Corporate Delivery Manager, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana

Karen BarnesVice Chair: Shreveport
City of Shreveport, Fair Share Coordinator  

Julie LafleurTreasurer: Lafayette
FoodNet Executive Director, AmeriCorps alumnus 

Gwen HilliardSecretary: Prarieville
Volunteer Ascension, American Red Cross

William StoudtPast Chair: New Orleans
 


VOTING MEMBERS

Kristan Gordon, Baton Rouge
Southern University, Service Learning Coordinator 

Carissa Graves, Baton Rouge
KidsHope Mentor, AmeriCorps alumnus 

Ryan Haynie, Baton Rouge
Haynie and Associates, Owner 

Leslie Hill, Baton Rouge
Louisiana Department of Education, Legislative and Community Liaison


Angela Jouett, Lake Charles 
Volunteer Mgt and Emergency Preparedness, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury 

Patrick Lawler, Baton Rouge
Love Our Community Team Supervisor 

Kathy Lenard, Bastrop
United Way (Board of Directors, Income Chair), Keep Morehouse Beautiful (Vice-President), The Rose Theatre (President)

Grant Shreiner, New Orleans
Louisiana Association of Educators, UniServ Director 

William Stoudt, New Orleans
Rebuilding Together New Orleans, Executive Director 


EX-OFFICIO  
John Bel Edwards, Governor  
Billy NungesserLt. Governor 
Vickie Schenk, CNCS State Office  

2016 COMMISSION MEETING DATES

January 13, 2016

March 9, 2016
Agenda
Minutes of December 9, 2015 meeting 

June 8, 2016
Agenda
Minutes of March 9, 2016 meeting 

September 14, 2016
Agenda
Minutes of June 8, 2016 2016 meeting

December 14, 2016
Agenda
Minutes of September 14 meeting

2017 COMMISSION MEETING DATES

March 8, 2017
Agenda
Minutes of December 14 meeting

June 14, 2017
Agenda
Minutes of March 8, 2017 meeting

September 13, 2017

December 13, 2017


In Partnership with:

Americorps LAVCD Louisiana Travel LANO Corporation for National and Community Service