The Southeastern Louisiana University Foundation recently announced its 2020-21 Board of Directors. Vice President for University Advancement Wendy Lauderdale says the board is a group of committed professionals who understand the value of Southeastern both to its students and the region. John Poteet of Hammond will chair the board, serving a two-year term.
New member Beth Ebberman of Metairie will join returning board members. Ebberman is a 1977 graduate of Southeastern.
Returning Southeastern Foundation Board members include Thomas “Tom” Akers of Mount Juliet, Tenn.; Marcia Barr of Hammond, board secretary; Troy Broussard of Prairieville; Barry Brown of Frisco, Tex.; Dawn Cantrell of Baton Rouge, past board chair; Toby Cortez of Ponchatoula; Stan Dameron of Hammond; Helen Dufreche of Hammond, philanthropy committee chair; Marcia Galatas of Houston, Tex.; Jack Gautier of Hammond; Bill Kingsmill of Covington, real estate committee chair; Shelby P. LaSalle, Jr. of Mandeville; Barry “Beezie” Landry of Hammond; Rodney LeBlanc of Madisonville; Terri LeBlanc of Baton Rouge; Wallace Lewis of Hammond; Marcus Naquin of Hammond; Cynthia Nesser of New Orleans, governance committee chair; Jared Riecke of Covington; Mike Sharp of Springfield; Tony Volz of Mandeville, investment committee chair; Robert Watkins of Robert, board treasurer; and Jonathan Wong of Hammond.