Board of Directors

John Pohorelsky
Scofield, Gerard , Pohorelsky,
Gallaugher & Landry

Ken Francis
Chair Elect
Lake Charles Coca-Cola Bottling

Celia Case
Immediate Past Chair
Southwest Call Center of LA

Jim Giffin
Southwest Louisiana Credit Union
William Monk
Legal Counsel 
Stockwell, Sievert Law Firm

Bart Yakupzack
Vice Chair - Governmental Affairs
The Gray Law Firm
Dick Myers
Vice Chair - Education &
Workforce Development

Keith DuRousseau
Vice Chair - Business Development 
& Diversity 
Keiland Construction

Patricia Prudhomme
Vice Chair - Quality of Life
Banners / McNeese State University

2016 Board of Directors

Kristy Armand
Healthy Image
Dr. Neil Aspinwall
Sowela Technical Community College
James Babin
Fusion Five

Paul Bonin
Realty Source

Fil Bordelon
Capital One, N.A.

Ernie Broussard

Jonathan Cernek
Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana

Phil Earhart
Iberia Bank

Janelle Frost
Kay Fox
Beauregard Electric Co-op

Janie Fruge
West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
Gary Gobert
Lake City Trucking

Larry Graham
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

Mike Hayes

Keith Henson
L'Auberge Casino Resort

Tobie Hodgkins
Bessette Development
Paul Hutchens
Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel

Lena McArthur
West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce

Ryan Navarre
Billy Navarre Chevrolet, Cadillac, Honda & Hyundai

Ronnie Petree
St. Martin Bank

Stephen Polito
Leadership SWLA
Denise Rau
Rau Financial Group

Jim Rock

Tom Sawyer
Automotive Alignment

Gus Schram
Walnut Grove

Rodney "Poncho" Seaford
Chase Bank

Frank Shannon

Jennifer Spees
Louisiana Mortgage

Tomeu Vadell
CITGO Petroleum Company

Ashli Waldrep
Arts & Humanities of SWLA

Greg Webb
First National Bank of Louisiana

Courtesy Seats

Jody Barrilleaux
West Calcasieu Association of Commerce

Anne Causey
Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce

Brenda Fontenot
Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce

Marion Fox
Jeff Davis Business Alliance

Lillian Karr
DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce
Meg Lovejoy
Junior Achievement

Laurie Martin
Junior League of Lake Charles, Inc.

Barbara Savant
Kinder Chamber of Comerce

Jeff Solinksy
Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce



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