Seventh Planning District Consortium Workforce Development Board Members

Appointments to the Workforce Development Board (WDB) are made by the area’s Chief Elected Official from nominations submitted by all ten parishes. Membership and composition of the Workforce Development Board are then submitted to the Governor of Louisiana for certification.

Chief Elected Official

The Hon. Tray Murray
President
Red River Parish Police Jury

Chairperson

Matt Wheeler
Manager of Revenue Contract
Willis-Knighton Health System

Vice Chairperson

Bruce Roberts
President
Roberts and Murphy, Inc.

Private Board Members

Michael Barrett

Banking Center Manager
Origin Bank

Business Representative
(Bossier Parish)

Eugene Fremaux

Owner
Eugene Fremaux, ll CPA

Business Representative
(Sabine Parish)

Brandon Hillman

Administrator
Christus Coushatta Health Care

Business Representative
(Red River Parish)

Laura Lyles

President
Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce

Business Representative
(Natchitoches Parish)

Shirley Marcus

Owner
Royal Services, LLC.
DBA Towmasters

Business Representative
(Bossier Parish)

Steven Mayeux

Business Unit Manager
International Paper

Business Representative
(DeSoto Parish)

Bruce Roberts

President
Roberts and Murphy, Inc.

Business Representative
(Caddo Parish)

Sarah Rollins

HR Manager
SLB

Business Representative
(Caddo Parish)

Amanda Simpson

Chief Operations Officer
ANECA Federal Credit Union

Business Representative 
(Caddo Parish)

Erica Smothers-Franklin

HR Business Partner/Manager
General Dynamics Information Technology

Business Representative
(Bossier Parish)

Patricia Trim

Owner/Director
Genesis Childcare and Development Center, LLC

Business Representative
(Caddo Parish)

Wayne Watley

Agency Principal
Wayne Watley Insurance Agency, LLC.

Business Representative
(Caddo Parish)

Matt Wheeler

Manager of Revenue
Willis-Knighton Health System

Business Representative
(Caddo Parish)

Public Board Members

Julie Bass

Chief Program Officer
Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana

Workforce Representative
(Caddo Parish)

Chad Bynog

Program Manager
Louisiana Workforce Commission

Wagner-Peyser Representative
(Region 7)

Teresa Hefner

Rehabilitation Regional Manager
Louisiana Rehabilitation Services

Vocational Rehabilitation Representative 
(Caddo Parish)

Matt LaFisca

Manager
Shreveport Area Electrical JATC

Workforce Representative
(Bossier Parish)

Joni Nelson

Director, WorkReadyU
Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College - Minden

Education & Training Representative
(Webster Parish)

Brent Moreland

Manager
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
Workforce Representative
(Caddo Parish)

David "Rocky" Rockett, Jr.

Executive Director
Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation

Economic Development Representative
(Bossier Parish)

Renee Sears

Vice Chancellor of Academics, Student Services, and Workforce
Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College - Minden

Education & Training Representative
(Webster Parish)

Curtis Shepard

Center Director
MINACT/Shreveport Job Corps.

Workforce Representative
(Caddo Parish)

Clifton Starks

President
Central Trades Labor Council of Shreveport and Vicinity AFL-CIO

Workforce Representative
(Caddo Parish)

Lori Webb

Program Manager
Department of Children and Family Services

Department of Children and Family Services Representative
(Caddo Parish)

If you are interested in becoming part of our Board and sharing your talents with the Seventh Planning District Consortium Workforce Development Board, please contact, Candle Sattler at [email protected].

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