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Workforce Development Board #40

The Local Workforce Development Board #40 covers 8 parishes in the Acadiana region with a diverse group of businesses and industries.

Our board is dedicated to the improvement and growth of the workforce system by providing leadership, direction, and policy oversight.


Members of Workforce Development Board #40 Include: 

Amy Thibodeaux, President/CEO of Advantous Consulting - Interim Board Chairperson 

Halli Kennerson, Harris & Harris Law Firm

Tessa Brown, CCI Piping Systems

Nathen Carbo, System Services Broadband

Suzanne Kidder, Opelousas General Hospital

Jason Lemaire, Stuller Inc.

Dawnia Willis, PharmD, RPh, Acadiana Pharmacy

Aaron Loupe, Acadian Contractors, Inc.

Diana Pottier, CGI

Jennifer Stelly, St. Martin Parish Economic Development

Stacey Perrodin, Gulf South Bank

James Trahan, James Trahan Refrigeration

Judy Bruno, Communications Workers of America

James Foster, Iron Workers Local 623 Apprenticeship

Chad Williams, Local 1098 Carpentry and Millwright Local 729 apprenticeship

Craig Mathews, Smile, CAA

Bobbie Decuir, PhD, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

April Porterfield, Volunteer Instructors Teaching Adults

Mike Tarantino, Iberia Parish Economic Development Director

Micahel Pritchard, Louisiana Workforce Commission, Office of Workforce Development

Christina Johnston, Department of Children and Family Services

Crystal Romein, Louisiana Workforce Commission, Office of Workforce Development, Louisiana Rehabilitation Services