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Louisiana State Council

    COUNCIL MEMBERS
    Title Council Member Job Title Company
    State Director Gena Champagne, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Franchise Owner Spherion Staffing
    Assistant State Director Sandy Michelet, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Director of Human Resources Sparkhound, LLC
    Secretary/Treasurer Karen Breaux, Human Resources Director  Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC
    Past State Director  Mike Pelletier, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Chief Human Resources Officer IberiaBank Corporation 
    At-Large Membership Director Kristy D. Touchet, SHRM-CP, PHR VP/HR Director Home Bank
    Legislative Activities Director Jay Stovall Jr. Attorney Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP, 
    District Director – I (Shreveport, Monroe, Alexandria) Chip Strode HR Manager Securitas INC.
    District Director – II (Houma, NOLA, Northshore) Kelly Huben Director of Operations & HR MS Benbow & Associates
    District Director – III (Lafayette, Lake Charles, Baton Rouge) Rebecca Briley, SHRM-SCP VP of Human Resources EFCU Financial Federal Credit Union
     
    CORE LEADERSHIP AREAS
    Title Council Member Job Title Company
    Legal Co-Advisor D. Scott Landry, J.D. Attorney at Law Chaffe McCall, LLP
    SHRM Foundation Director  Donna Withem, SPHR, SHRM-SCP    
    Communications Director  Timothy A. Kelly, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Regional HR Business Partner Flowers Baking Company
    Certification Director  Janell Johnson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR HR Manager PPG
    EEO/Diversity Director  Perry Sholes President Progressive HR Solutions
    College Relations Director  Christina Joyce-Wilson

    HR Director

    Calcasieu Parish Police Jury
    Professional Development Director  Tessa Brown HR Manager CCI Piping Systems
    Workforce Readiness Director  Phillip Thomas, SHRM-SCP Strategic Relationship Manager Impact Healthcare Solutions
    Council Management Professional Heather Babineaux Executive Administrative Assistant IberiaBank
           
    LOUISIANA STATE CHAPTER PRESIDENTS
    Title Council Member Job Title Company
    President, NOLA SHRM Perry Sholes President Progressive HR Strategies
    President , Northeast LA SHRM Anetra Robinson-Howard HR Generalist Gardner Denver
    President GBR SHRM Theresa Jones, SHRM-CP, PHR President and Founder Theresa B. Jones Consulting
    Co-Presidents , Northwest LA SHRM

    Renee Irby, SHRM-CP, PHR

    Brooke Farmer,  SHRM-CP, & PHR

    Assistant Director of HR, L&D 

    Human Resources & Labor Relations Manager

    AFS Logistics, LLC

    Haynes International, Inc.

    President , Acadiana SHRM Elizabeth Henson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Human Resources Manager M&M Sales
    President Central LA SHRM Rose Wilczewski HR Specialist Boise Cascade
    President Bayou SHRM Marcela Allemand, SHRM-CP, PHR HR Director NVI LLC
    President, IC SHRM Chuck O’Connor Director of Administration Stockwell Sievert Law Firm
    President Northshore SHRM Cecelia Bourdreaux HR Director STOA