Inaugural Cohort of Nonprofit Board Fellows Announced

Inaugural Cohort of Nonprofit Board Fellows Announced


Baton Rouge, LA – The Baton Rouge Area Foundation today announced the inaugural cohort of its Nonprofit Board Fellows, a program of the Foundation’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence. The program provides aspiring nonprofit board directors with skills, insights, and tools to guide area nonprofit organizations effectively.

A cohort of 30 potential board leaders have been selected to participate in the inaugural cohort. Fellows are selected based on their willingness to serve nonprofits as a board member, previous service experience, and interest in advancing the nonprofit sector. Topics include understanding governance, fiduciary responsibilities, supporting nonprofits’ fundraising activities as a board member, and more.

Members of the cohort are:

·       Charles Armstrong, Stephenson Stellar Corporation

·       Bethany Blackson, Louisiana Department of Health

·       Emily Boudreaux, Capital Area United Way

·       Nikki Carr, Emergent Method

·       Erin Credo, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

·       Summer Dann, Capital Area STEM Network Center

·       Devon  DeShields, Baton Rouge Area Foundation

·       Ashley  Floyd, LSU Foundation

·       Michael Fuselier, Open Health Care Clinic

·       Courtney Gustin, Baton Rouge Area Foundation

·       Bridgette Hardy, Novak Realty LLC

·       Lara Harrison, You Aren’t Alone Project

·       Sherreta Harrison, MetroMorphosis

·       Katherine Herbert, Jones Walker LLP

·       Johnathan Hill, Imagination Leads

·       Travis Hutchins, Baton Rouge Area Foundation

·       Joy Johnson, Bonton Associates

·       Andrew Kuo, Humanities Amped

·       Myles Laroux, Highland Wealth

·       Tyler Litt, New Schools Venture Fund

·       Danielle Mack, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

·       Brent Mangum, Baton Rouge Area Chamber

·       Luke St. John McKnight, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

·       Brice Mohundro, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

·       Creston Pickell, JPMorgan Private Bank

·       Ally Rennhoff, Baton Rouge Area Foundation

·       Andrea Roberts, BREC

·       Coty Rome, Ochsner

·       Evon Roquemore, Bright Enterprise

·       Mike Singletary, National Water Infrastructure

For more information about the Baton Rouge Area Foundation and the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, please visit


About the Baton Rouge Area Foundation: Among the largest community foundations in the country, the Baton Rouge Area Foundation seeks to improve the quality of life in greater Baton Rouge and across south Louisiana.  


The Foundation pursues its mission by serving donors to build the assets that drive initiatives and solutions, supporting local nonprofits to ensure overall impact and sustainability, engaging community leaders to develop appropriate responses to emerging opportunities and challenges, and by partnering with others to leverage collective resources and create the capacity to be a stimulus of positive regional change. 


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