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Workforce Investment Council Members

According to Act 743 of the 2008 Regular Legislative Session, the council is comprised of members from stakeholder groups, which are business and industry, organized labor, state and local government and community organizations. The members must be owners, chief executive officers (CEOs), chief operating officers (COOs) or other high-ranking officials.

Charles Moniotte
Baton Rouge

Gov. John Bel Edwards

Ava Dejoie
Executive Director, Louisiana Workforce Commission

James “Jimmy” LeBlanc
Secretary, Department of Public Safety and Corrections

Don Pierson
Secretary, Louisiana Economic Development

Dr. Joseph Rallo
Commissioner of Higher Education

Dr. Monty Sullivan
President, Louisiana Community and Technical College System

Marketa Garner Walters
Secretary, Department of Children and Family Services

John White
Superintendent, Louisiana Department of Education

Appointed Members
Sen. Conrad Appel
Joseph Ardoin
Valerie Aymond
James Ray Barker
Kathy Bobbs
Jennifer Boggs
Joe Bonita
Keith Brand
Susan Broussard
Michael Boudreaux
Jason Dedon
Jason Engels
Art Favre
Thelma French
Brent Golleher
Charlie Habig
John Hopkins
John F. Jones
Robert “Bob” Lobos
Todd McDonald
Gerry Mims
John “Patrick” Mulhearn
Susan Nelson
Jim Odom
Thomas Mitchiner O’Neal
Mike Palamone
Peggy Parker
Carlos Perez
Sonia Perez
Rep. Ed Price
Louis Reine
Natalie Robottom
Missy Rogers
Ronnie Rosser
Rep. Patricia Hayes Smith
Jorge Luis Tarajano
C.A. “Buck” Vandersteen
Jonald Walker III
Thomas Yura