W.D.B. Members


Private Sector

  • Joseph Ewell Jr. - Management Resource Specialists
  • Lisa Barback - Westbank Business and Industry Association
      (JPWDB Vice-Chairperson)
  • Thomas Jones - Sheraton Hotel
      (JPWDB Chairperson)
  • Teresa Lawrence - Delta Personnel
  • Thelma Ceballos-Meyers - State Farm Insurance Agency
  • Rod Nunez - Combined Insurance
      (Planning Committee Chairperson)
  • Thomas Pyburn - Emeril’s Homebase
  • John Johnson - Boomtown Hotel & Casino
  • Melissa Hopson Sparks - Ochsner
  • David St. Etienne - Ultimate Technical Solutions Inc. 
      (Operations Committee Chairperson)
  • Robert Senior - Boh Bros. Construction
  • Danielle Garrett - Fat Tuesday
  • Sara Waldvogel - USI Insurance

Public Sector

  • Nicole A. Fontenot - Jefferson Parish Department of Community Development
  • Andy O'Brien - Southeast Louisiana Build & Construction Trades Council
  • Jerry Repka II - Carpenters Training Fund of Louisiana
  • Jacqueline Smith - Department of Children and Family Services
  • August Santos - Fishing Trades Institute of District Council 80
  • Christine Vo - Louisiana Rehabilitation Services/LWC
  • Kate Wendel - Jefferson Economic Development
  • Arlanda Williams - Delgado Community College 
      (Youth Committee Chairperson)
  • Rachel Mackey - LA Workforce Commission
  • LaDinah Carter - Jefferson Parish Schools