Board of Directors

Founding Board Members

Judge John Davidson, Board Chair
Jennifer Roberts, Vice Chair
Rabbi Harley Karz-Wagman, Secretary/Treasurer
Judge William ‘Billy’ Bennett
James ‘Jam’ Downs
Carolyne Hoyt
Billi Lacombe
Chief Loren Lampert
James ‘Jay’ Lemoine
Charles Riddle III
Deacon Michael Young
Kenneth Walker (Ex Officio)
David Britt (Ex Officio)

Current Board Of Directors

Michael Young

Deacon, Sacred Heart Catholic Church / Financial Solutions Group

Coan Knight

Treasurer / Retired, KnightMasden, CPA’s

Billy Bennett

District Judge

David Britt

Ex Officio Member / Executive Director, United Way of Central Louisiana

John Davidson

District Judge, Ex Officio Member, 9th JDC (Rapides Parish)

Jay Lemoine

District Attorney / Thirty-fifth JDC (Grant Parish)

Ann Masden

Retired, The Diocese of Alexandria

Kay Michiels (Chair of FJC)

Attorney, Gold Weems Bruser Sues & Rundell

Charles Riddle III

District Attorney / Twelfth JDC (Avoyelles Parish)

Mark Vilar

Vilar and Green, LLC

Kristi Ferguson


Marshall Perite

Tunica Biloxi

Megan Guillot

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Avoyelles location: 108 E. Mark Street, Marksville, LA 71351

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