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Alliance Foundation Board

The Alliance SWLA Foundation Board represents the public and private leadership of our five-parish region. It meets along with the Chamber SWLA board throughout the year to monitor and direct the efforts of the Chamber and the Foundation. To maintain cohesion between the two boards, the executive committee for the both is the made up of the same business leaders.

  • Chair Phil Earhart of Iberia Bank
  • Immediate Past Chair Tobie Hodgkins of Century 21 Bessette Realty
  • Chair Elect Kristy Armand of Healthy Image/Thrive Magazine
  • Vice Chair of Public Policy Bart Yakupzack of The Jack Lawton Companies
  • Vice Chair of Business Diversity Ernie Broussard of HGA
  • Vice Chair of Education & Workforce Development Jennifer Spees of Louisiana Mortgage
  • Vice Chair of Quality of Life Celia Broussard of the Southwest Call Center
  • Treasurer Poncho Seaford of Business First Bank
  • Legal Counsel Bill Monk of the Stockwell Sievert Law Firm
  • President/CEO George Swift


Board-At-Large: Public Sector

Mayor Gene Paul, City of Oakdale

Mayor Misty Clanton, City of DeRidder

Mayor Kenneth Stinson, City of Vinton

Ryan Bourrique, Cameron Parish Police Jury

Mayor Caroline Louviere, Town of Welsh

Allen Parish Police Jury

Bryan McReynolds, Beauregard Parish Police Jury

Hal McMillin, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury

Clair Marceaux, Cameron Parish Police Jury

Marion Fox, Jeff Davis Economic Development


Board-At-Large: Private Sector

Butch Babineaux, C.H. Fenstermaker

Ann Barilleaux, JD Bank

Dr. Daryl Burckel, McNeese State University

Ken Broussard, The Broussard Group

Michael Flatt, Northrop Grumman

Larry Graham, Lake Charles Memorial Health System

Mike Heinen, Jeff Davis Electric Co-op

Dick Kennison, Kennison Forest Products

John Nichols, First National Bank of DeRidder

Huey Nunn, CenterPoint Energy

Monica Miller, Alfred Miller Contracting Company

Glenn Pumpelly, Pumpelly Oil, Inc.

Bill Rase, Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District

Creed Romano, Entergy

David Sickey, Coushatta Casino Resort

John Stelly, Paramount Nissan

Gray Stream, Stream Companies

Charles Timpa, First Federal Bank

Stevie Trahan, Cameron LNG

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