Board of Directors

 

The Bridge Center board is diverse and has skill sets that align with the mission of the organization. Behavioral health professionals, health care leaders, patient and consumer advocates and justice system leaders provide a balance to the board. A nominating committee recommends board members to the full board. Board members serve two-year terms. Board bylaws are at this link.

OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Kathy Kliebert, Chair  Former Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (retired)

Kathy Kliebert, Chair
Former Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (retired)

Chief Murphy Paul, Vice Chair Baton Rouge Police Department, Chief of Police

Chief Murphy Paul, Vice Chair
Baton Rouge Police Department, Chief of Police

Charles Abboud, Treasurer BancorpSouth Benefits & Financial Services, Senior Vice President

Charles Abboud, Treasurer
BancorpSouth Benefits & Financial Services, Senior Vice President

Lauren Crump, Secretary  Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Strategic Consulting Services

Lauren Crump, Secretary
Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Strategic Consulting Services


BOARD MEMBERS AT-LARGE

Eugene D. Bentley Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor

Eugene D. Bentley
Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor

Charlotte M. Claiborne Former Director of Louisiana Services, CFS

Charlotte M. Claiborne
Former Director of Louisiana Services, CFS

William “Beau” Clark East Baton Rouge Parish, Coroner

William “Beau” Clark
East Baton Rouge Parish, Coroner

Leah S. Cullins, PhD Southern University Assistant Professor; Family Nurse Practitioner

Leah S. Cullins, PhD
Southern University Assistant Professor; Family Nurse Practitioner


Dennis Grimes East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, Warden

Dennis Grimes
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, Warden

Chad Guillot East Baton Rouge Parish Emergency, Medical Services Director

Chad Guillot
East Baton Rouge Parish Emergency, Medical Services Director

Dr. Jan Kasofsky  Capital Area Human Services, Executive Director

Dr. Jan Kasofsky
Capital Area Human Services, Executive Director

Donna Collins-Lewis Metro Council member

Donna Collins-Lewis
Metro Council member


Michael Mitchell East Baton Rouge Parish Public Defender

Michael Mitchell
East Baton Rouge Parish Public Defender

Hillar Moore East Baton Rouge Parish, District Attorney

Hillar Moore
East Baton Rouge Parish, District Attorney

Pastor Tonja Myles, CPSS Community Outreach Pastor, Love Alive Church  Set Free Addiction Recovery Services

Pastor Tonja Myles, CPSS
Community Outreach Pastor, Love Alive Church
Set Free Addiction Recovery Services

Chris Nichols Community Advocate

Chris Nichols
Community Advocate


Dr. Marjorie Person Post Trauma Institute of Louisiana Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Marjorie Person
Post Trauma Institute of Louisiana Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer

Sharon B. Robinson, MBA, CPA (inactive) La. Inspector General (retired)

Sharon B. Robinson, MBA, CPA (inactive)
La. Inspector General (retired)

Patrick D. Seiter, Partner Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips L.L.P.

Patrick D. Seiter, Partner
Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips L.L.P.

Collis B. Temple, Jr. CEO of Harmony Center Inc., Community Developer

Collis B. Temple, Jr.
CEO of Harmony Center Inc., Community Developer