Our Team

Working together for a cleaner, greener Louisiana.

Executive Committee

Samantha Bonnette
Marketing and Development Manager
Shreve Memorial Library
Board Chair

Ann Vail
Louisiana Clean Fuels
Executive Director
Vice Chair

Carla Buchholz
City of Mandeville
Former Council Member

Brian Melancon
Assistant Director
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Dr. Susan Strain, DVM
Claiborne Hill Veterinary Hospital
Past Chair

Susan Russell
Keep Louisiana Beautiful
Executive Director

Board of Directors

Dawn Cantrell
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Vice President, Care Management

Tom Easterly
Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips, LLP

Tricia Farace
Waste Management
Municipal and Community Relations

John Gallagher
Louisiana Municipal Association
Executive Director

Eligha Guillory
Pedestal Bank
Vice President and Branch Manager

Courtney Hornsby
City of West Monroe
Chief of Staff

Dana Keel
Government and Public Affairs Manager

Tim McIlveene
Senior Manager

Katherine King
Kean, Miller LLP

Angie Manning
Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau
Communication Director

Courtney Elizabeth Paige
City of Pineville
Director of Downtown Development

Gretchen Vanicor
Director of Sustainability
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Advisory Board

Darryl Campbell, CCM
Louisiana Department of Safety and Corrections
Assistant Warden of Administration

Jessica DeVille
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Active Transportation Engineer

Patsy Hebert
Louisiana Garden Club Federation

Judd Jeansonne
Volunteer Louisiana
Executive Director

Jean Kelly
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Public Information Officer

Venise Ortego
Louisiana Department of Education
Environmental Education State Coordinator

Lt. Nick Manale
Louisiana State Police
Public Affairs Section

Kelsea McCrary
Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism

Jackie Maginnis
Founding Member

Sara Krupa
La. Department of Natural Resources
Interagency Affairs Manager


Buddy Baker
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Chief of Wildlife Management


Susan Russell
Executive Director

Cabell Mouton
Affiliate and Grant Manager

Christal White
Development and Communications Manager