Board Members

Jerry J. Baudin, Ph.D.

Jerry J. Baudin, Ph.D.

Board Chair

Retirees

Represents all retired members
Trustee since 2014 (previously served 1987 - 2010)
Current term ends 12/31/17

Email: jerryjbaudin@cox.net


Sheryl R. Abshire, Ph.D.

Sheryl R. Abshire, Ph.D.

Board Vice Chair

District 7

Represents active members employed in Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Mary, and Vermilion parishes
Trustee since 1991
Current term ends 12/31/18

Email: sheryl.abshire@cpsb.org


Britt L. Colon

Britt L. Colon

District 1

Represents active members employed in Ascension, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, and St. John parishes
Trustee since 2017
Current term ends 12/31/2018

Email: britton.colon@apsb.org


John G. Parauka

John G. Parauka

District 2

Represents active members employed in Orleans, St. Tammany, and Washington parishes
Trustee since 2012
Current term ends 12/31/19

Email: Jparauka@bfhsla.org


Tia T. Mills, Ed.D.

Tia T. Mills, Ed.D.

District 3

Represents active members employed in Assumption, E. Baton Rouge, Iberville, Lafourche, and Terrebonne parishes
Trustee since 2015
Current term ends 12/31/19


Email: ttrumain@hotmail.com


David A. Hennigan

David A. Hennigan

District 4

Represents active members employed in Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, and Webster parishes
Trustee since 2012
Current term ends 12/31/19

Email: David.Hennigan@bossierschools.org


Holly Bridges Gildig

Holly Bridges Gildig

District 5

Represents active members employed in Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, E. Carroll, E. Feliciana, Franklin, Jackson, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Union, W. Carroll, and W. Feliciana parishes
Trustee since 2011
Current term ends 12/31/20

Email: holly.gildig@yahoo.com


Ricky Julien, Sr., M.Ed.

Ricky Julien, Sr., M.Ed.

District 6

Represents active members employed in Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Evangeline, Grant, Jefferson Davis, LaSalle, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, St. Landry, St. Martin, Vernon, W. Baton Rouge, and Winn parishes
Trustee since 2017
Current term ends 12/31/20

Email: ricky_julien@hotmail.com


James A. Taylor, Sr., J.D., Ph.D.

James A. Taylor, Sr., J.D., Ph.D.

Retirees

Represents all retired members
Trustee since 2015
Current term ends 12/31/18

Email: edleaders@bellsouth.net


Kathy A. Manning

Kathy A. Manning

School Food Service Employees

Represents active members paid with school food service funds
Trustee since 2010
Current term ends 12/31/17

Email: kaitzmh@yahoo.com


Robert Lawyer

Robert Lawyer

Colleges/Universities

Represents active members employed in higher education
Trustee since 2011
Current term ends 12/31/18

Email: rlawye@dcc.edu


Paul E. Nelson, Ph.D.

Paul E. Nelson, Ph.D.

Superintendents

Represents active members employed as city or parish school superintendents
Trustee since 2017
Current term ends 12/31/2018

Email: pnelson@tensaspsb.org


Rep. J. Kevin Pearson

Rep. J. Kevin Pearson

Chair, House Retirement Committee

Appointed by Speaker of the House
Email: pearsonk@legis.state.la.us


Sen. Barrow Peacock

Sen. Barrow Peacock

Chair, Senate Retirement Committee

Ex officio
Email: peacockb@legis.la.gov


John M. Schroder

John M. Schroder

State Treasurer

Ex officio


Jay Dardenne

Jay Dardenne

Commissioner, Division of Administration

Ex officio
Email: doacommissioner@la.gov


John White

John White

State Superintendent of Education

Ex officio
Email: JohnWhite@la.gov

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