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Women’s Health Council

The Foundation’s Women’s Health Council is made up of 22 women who represent a cross-section of Southwest Louisiana and provide outreach support and advise the Foundation on initiatives relating to the variety of women’s health services available at CHRISTUS Ochsner Southwestern Louisiana.


Fran Avery


Co-Owner, Crave Gourmet

Rebecca Boniol


Attorney, Law Office of Rebecca Boniol

Mary Jo Bayles

City Planner, City of DeQuincy

Kelli Brignac

Senior Account Manager, Obsidian Public Relations

Celia Broussard

Freddie Ann Chandler

Physical Therapist, Partners in Physical Therapy

Jeanne Chantlin

Talent Management Consultant, CHRISTUS Health

Dorothy Corrigan

Director of Surgical Services, CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital

Stacy Fear

Natalie Garrison

Associate Vice President/Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley

Yvette Griffin

Store Manager, Kohl’s

Dolores Hicks

Administrative Director of Elementary Schools, Calcasieu Parish School Board

Cyrena Hight

Willyne Kestel

Amanda McElveen

Office Manager, McElveen Insurance

Michele Mitchell

Willie L. Mount

Patricia Prebula

Sylvia Stelly

Executive Director, La Familia Resource Center

Esther Vincent

Director of Community Development and Services, City of Lake Charles

Lenda Vincent

Executive Director, Louisiana Radio Communications

Mary Werner

Director and Vice President, Sweet Lake Land & Oil Company