Board of Directors

The Southeastern Alumni Association Board of Directors serve as representatives of our entire alumni base. They assist in promoting the mission of the Association in tandem with that of the University. Members of the Board promote pride, help in student recruitment efforts, act as mentors, preserve traditions of the University, and encourage active participation in the Association.

Board Group Photo

Interested in serving?
Download the Board Member Agreement and Expectations and Nomination Form.
Applications are due February 11, 2022.

Executive Committee

Gina Laird Gina Laird, President
 Retired, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
 Baton Rouge, LA
 1985, B.A., Management



StephanieKropog Stephanie Kropog, President-Elect
 Physician Services Director, North Oaks Health System
 Hammond, LA
 1986, B.S., Accounting



Bridget LaBorde Bridget LaBorde, Secretary
 Dean of Campus Administration, Northshore Technical   Community College
 Hammond, LA
 1992, B.A., Marketing

 DannyDennis (Danny) Wallette, Treasurer
 Director, Tangipahoa Mosquito Abatement
 Hammond, LA
 1987, B.S., Biology




Makeitta Citizen Makeitta Citizen
 Brand Ambassador, Southwest Louisiana Credit Union
 Lake Charles, LA
 2006, B.A., Criminal Justice
 2009, M.A., Organizational Communication

 Mike Dubois Photo To ComeMike DuBois
 Owner/President, DuBois Resources and Solutions, LLC
 Albany, LA
 1971, B.S., Animal Science


MichlleGallo Michelle Blum Gallo
 Executive Director, Crime Stoppers of Tagipahoa
 Hammond, LA
 1984, B.A., Sociology



Amy Gowland Amy Gowland
 Director of Human Resources, St. Tammany Health System
 Mandeville, LA
 2010, B.A., Business Management


 Michele LyonsMichele Lyons
 Senior Director of Operations, Our Lady of Angels Hospital
 Bogalusa, LA
 2015, D.N.P


Nakia Merrill Nakia Merrill
 Visual Media Support Services, Dallas College
 Addison, TX
 2003, B.A., Communication



 Richard MoranRichard Moran 
 Project Manager, Pala Interstate

 Hammond, LA
 2005, A.A.S., Occupational Safety and Health



Richard Moran Shane Purvis
 Assistant Vice President, Fidelity Bank
 Mandeville, LA
 2010, B.B.A



MichaelSistrunk Michael Sistrunk
 Patriots Circle Manager, National WWII Museum
 New Orleans, LA
 2004, B.A., Management


Kenneth Terrell Dr. Kenneth Terrell
 Deputy Sheriff, Dallas County Sheriff Office
 Cedar Hill, TX
 1987, B.A., Marketing


Ex-Officio Members

Patrick Brazan Patrick Brazan, Past President
 Field Representative, Pharmacists Mutual
 Hammond, LA
 2005, B.A., Communication