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Louisiana State Council

    COUNCIL MEMBERS
    Title Council Member Job Title Company
    State Director Sandy Michelet, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Director of Human Resources Sparkhound, LLC
    Assistant State Director Karen Breaux, Human Resources Director  Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC
    Treasurer Timothy A. Kelly, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Regional HR Business Partner Flowers Baking Company
    Secretary Tessa Brown HR Manager CCI Pipe
    Past State Director/State Conference Co-Chair Gena Champagne, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Franchise Owner Spherion Staffing
    At-Large Membership Director Kristy D. Touchet, SHRM-CP, PHR Director of Human Resources SchoolMint
    Legislative Activities Director Jay Stovall Jr. Partner Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP, 
    District Director – I (Shreveport, Monroe, Alexandria) Brooke Farmer 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  Elizabeth Hensen, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Human Resources Manager M&M Sales
    Public Relations/ Communications Director  Tony Murray, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Strategist Gallagher
    Certification Director  Nikki McNamara Director of Human Resources Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System
    EEO/Diversity Director  Perry Sholes President Progressive HR Solutions
    College Relations Director  Susie Cox

    Associate Dean for the College of Business and Social Sciences

    University of Louisiana Monroe
    Professional Development Director  Traci O'Brien MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP Manager - Talent Strategy Cleco
    Technology/ Special Projects Healther Courville, PHR, SHRM-CP, CPTD Learning Technologies Manager Coca-Cola Bottling Co. UNITED
    Workforce Readiness Director  Rose Killion Senior HR Specialist Boise Cascade
    State Conference Chairperson Heather Babineaux HR Risk and Compliance Manager First Horizon
           
    LOUISIANA STATE CHAPTER PRESIDENTS
    Title Council Member Job Title Company
    NOLA SHRM Christine Watts, MBA, SHRM-CP Executive Director of Human Resources Algiers Charter School Association
    Northeast LA SHRM Katrina Branson HR Consultant/Owner HR Navigation, LLC
    GBR SHRM Jody Hammett Owner/Consultant Hammett Resources
    Northwest LA SHRM

    Denys Pratt

    Human Resources Manager

    David Raines Community Health Centers

    Acadiana SHRM Desiree’ Provost Human Resources Manager Lafayette General
    Central LA SHRM Christina Goodrich Hathorn, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP Human Resources Manager Ratcliff Construction
    Bayou SHRM Casey Boudreaux HR Director / Privacy Officer Westerkamp Group, LLC
    ICSHRM Christina Lorio Detiveaux Director of Administration Safety Council of Southwest Louisiana
    Northshore SHRM April Carpenter Senior HRBP FMOL Health System