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Community Council

The Foundation’s Community Advisory Council is made up of 18 individuals who represent a cross-section of Southwest Louisiana and provide input on the Foundation and its health care initiatives.


John E. Cardone, Jr.

City Administrator, City of Lake Charles

Tom Chamberlain

Economic Development Project Manager, Entergy Louisiana

Poddy Champeaux

Director (retired), Children’s Miracle Network

Myrna Conner

Local Agent, Aflac

John Fear

Agency Owner, Allstate

Tony Hulsey

Vice President/Business Development Office, JD Bank

Willie King

Bruce N. Kirkpatrick

Chief Financial Officer, Stream Companies

Elizabeth McLaughlin

Community Relations Manager, Golden Nugget Lake Charles

Barbara McManus

Willie L. Mount

Charles O’Connor

Randy Roach

Blake Soto

James Steward

C-Reformer Unit Operator, CITGO Petroleum

Frank Wood

Senior Vice President/Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley