Our Team

This is our home, our state.

Executive Committee

Andrew R. Johnson, IV
Board Chair
Susan Strain, DVM
Claiborne Hill Veterinary Hospital
Veterinarian and Owner
Carla Buchholz
City of Mandeville
Former Council Member
Ann Vail
Louisiana Clean Fuels
Executive Director
Susan Russell
Keep Louisiana Beautiful
Executive Director


Board of Directors

Tricia Farace
Waste Management
Municipal & Community Relations
Courtney Hornsby
West Monroe/West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director
Eligha Guillory
City of Lake Charles
Assistant City Administrator
Samantha Bonnette
Shreveport Memorial Library
Marketing and Development Manager
Jon Gegenheimer
Jefferson Parish
Clerk of Court
Jackie Maginnis
Founding Member
John Gallagher
Louisiana Municipal Association
Executive Director
 Deborah Juneau
Kean, Miller, LLP
Jackie Maginnis
Founding Member
Ashley Mullens, PhD
External and Governmental Affairs
Office of the Vice President for Agriculture
LSU Ag Center


Advisory Board Members

Matt Rookard
Terrebonne Parish
Economic Development
Major M. Doug Cain, II
Louisiana State Police
Executive Officer to the Superintendent
Darryl Campbell, CCM
LA Department of Public Safety & Corrections
Executive Management Officer
Phyllis Darensbourg
LA. Dept. of Natural Resources
Public Information Director
Patsy Hebert
Louisiana Garden Club Federation
Judd Jeansonne
Volunteer Louisiana
Executive Director
Jean Kelly
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Public Information Officer
Jessica DeVille
Louisiana Department of Transportation/Development
Active Transportation Engineer 
Venise Ortego
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Environmental Education State Coordinator



Susan Russell, Executive Director
 Leslie Tate, Development and Communications Program Manager
Cabell Mouton, Program and Administrative Coordinator