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

William “Beau” Clark  East Baton Rouge Parish, Coroner

William “Beau” Clark
East Baton Rouge Parish, Coroner

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


Gwen Knox  Community Advocate Parents of Addicted Loved Ones, Southeast Regional Lead Facilitator Capital Area Human Services District, Grief Group Facilitator

Gwen Knox
Community Advocate
Parents of Addicted Loved Ones, Southeast Regional Lead Facilitator
Capital Area Human Services District, Grief Group Facilitator

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

Marjorie Person, MD  Post Trauma Institute of Louisiana Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer

Marjorie Person, MD
Post Trauma Institute of Louisiana Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer

Mary Ann Sternberg  Freelance Writer and Author

Mary Ann Sternberg
Freelance Writer and Author

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

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