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Meet the Board

The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System is the management body of nine public universities.

Mark Romero

Chair

Mark Romero, a Lafayette resident, was reappointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System January 1, 2019. Mr. Romero represents the 3rd Congressional District and his term of service expires on December 31, 2024. He is Executive Vice President and the Profit Center Leader at Brown & Brown of Louisiana.

Standing Committees
  • Academic and Student Affairs Committee
  • Athletic Committee
  • Executive Committee, Vice Chair
  • Facilities Planning Committee, Chair
  • Legislation Committee

James Carter

Vice Chair

James Carter, a New Orleans resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System in 2015. Mr. Carter represents the 2nd Congressional District and his term of service expires on December 31, 2020. He is the managing partner of James Carter & Associates, LLC law firm.

Standing Committees
  • Executive Committee
  • Facilities Planning Committee
  • Legislation Committee, Chair
  • Personnel Committee
  • Strategy and Performance Committee

Jimmy Clarke

Dr. Jimmy Clarke, a Lafayette resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System January 1, 2019. Dr. Clarke represents the 3rd Congressional District and his term of service expires on December 31, 2024. He is the Senior Director of State Policy for HCM Strategists.

John Condos

John Condos, a Lake Charles resident, was reappointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System January 1, 2019. Dr. Condos serves as a Member-at-Large, and his term of service expires on December 31, 2024. He is founder of Medical Legal Solutions LLC, a medical/legal consulting firm; Digikast LLC, a digital advertising company; Medtech Specialties LLC, a medical device company; and several other business ventures. Prior to his board appointment, Dr. Condos was a professor of Communications at McNeese State University.

Standing Committees
  • Athletic Committee, Chair
  • Facilities Planning Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Grievance Committee

Edward J. Crawford III

Edward Crawford III, a Shreveport resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System in 2008. Mr. Crawford represents the 4th Congressional District, and his term of service expires on December 31, 2020. He is a managing partner of Atco Investment Company.

Standing Committees
  • Academic and Student Affairs Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Grievance Committee, Vice Chair
  • Strategy and Performance Committee

Richard Davis Jr.

Student Member

Richard Davis Jr. is the Student Board Member on the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System. This position is elected annually each May by the universities’ student government association presidents. Davis, from Slidell, is a senior at Southeastern Louisiana University majoring in Middle School Education.

Standing Committees
  • Academic and Student Affairs Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • Grievance Committee
  • Legislation Committee
  • Personnel Committee

Lola Dunahoe

Lola Dunahoe, a Natchitoches resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System in 2017. Mrs. Dunahoe serves as a Member-at-Large and her term of service expires on December 31, 2022. She worked as a teacher in Natchitoches and East Baton Rouge Parish schools and holds a lifetime teacher certification.

Standing Committees
  • Academic and Student Affairs Committee, Vice Chair
  • Finance Committee
  • Grievance Committee, Chair
  • Personnel Committee

Pamela Egan

Pamela Egan, a Covington resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System in 2015. Dr. Egan represents the 1st Congressional District, and her term of service expires on December 31, 2020. She formerly served on the Louisiana Board of Regents and is the owner of Egan Wellness Clinic.

Standing Committees
  • Academic and Student Affairs Committee, Chair
  • Athletic Committee
  • Facilities Planning Committee
  • Grievance Committee
  • Strategy and Performance Committee

Thomas Kitchen

Thomas Kitchen, a Metairie resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System in 2017. Mr. Kitchen represents the 1st Congressional district, and his term of service expires on December 31, 2022. He served as President and CEO of Stewart Enterprises, the second largest provider of funeral services in the U.S.

Standing Committees
  • Legislation Committee
  • Personnel Committee
  • Strategy and Performance Committee

Mimi Methvin

Mildred “Mimi” Methvin, a Lafayette resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System January 1, 2019. She represents the 3rd Congressional District and her term of service expires on December 31, 2024. She is an attorney and mediator and the owner of Mildred E. Methvin, LLC.

Shawn Murphy

Shawn Murphy, a Jonesboro resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System in 2015. Mr. Murphy represents the 5th Congressional District, and his term of service expires on December 31, 2020. He is a 30-year agent with State Farm Insurance.

Standing Committees
  • Athletic Committee
  • Facilities Planning Committee, Vice Chair
  • Legislation Committee
  • Strategy and Performance Committee, Chair

Alejandro "Al" Perkins

Alejandro “Al” Perkins, a Prairieville resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System in 2016. Mr. Perkins represents the 6th Congressional District and his term of service expires on December 31, 2022. He is a litigator specializing in complex litigation, general liability, worker’s compensation, labor and employment, education law, and insurance defense. As of January 2013, he is the newest and youngest partner of Hammonds, Sills, Adkins and Guice law firm. Mr. Perkins is also an adjunct professor at Southern University Law Center.

Standing Committees
  • Executive Committee Chair

Elizabeth Pierre

Parliamentarian

Elizabeth Pierre, a Monroe resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System in 2017. Ms. Pierre represents the 5th Congressional District, and her term of service expires on December 31, 2022. She is the Senior Vice President of Legal and Research for the North Louisiana Economic Partnership.

Standing Committees
  • Athletic Committee
  • Legislation Committee
  • Personnel Committee, Vice Chair
  • Strategy and Performance Committee

Virgil Robinson

Virgil Robinson, Jr., a New Orleans resident, was reappointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System January 1, 2019. Mr. Robinson represents the 2nd Congressional District, and his term of service expires on December 31, 2024. He is the President of Robinson Investments, Inc.

Standing Committees
  • Athletic Committee, Vice Chair
  • Finance Committee, Vice Chair
  • Legislation Committee
  • Personnel Committee
  • Strategy and Performance Committee

Kristine Russell

Kristine Russell, a Thibodaux resident, was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System January 1, 2019. Ms. Russell represents the 6th Congressional District, and her term of service expires on December 31, 2024. She is the Lafourche Parish District Attorney.

Joe Salter

Joe Salter, a Florien resident, was reappointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System January 1, 2019. Mr. Salter represents the 4th Congressional District, and his term of service expires on December 31, 2024. Salter is the First Assistant to the Louisiana Secretary of State and a veteran of the United States Army National Guard. He is also a former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives where he served as Speaker of the House from 2004-2008.

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