Audubon Commission 2017 Meeting Dates:
Thursday, January 19—4:00pm
Thursday, April 27—12noon
Thursday, July 27—4:00pm
Thursday, October 26—12noon
J. Kelly Duncan is a partner in Jones Walker’s Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group and is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. He also serves as the head of the firm’s Gaming practice and is the Immediate Past President of the International Masters of Gaming Law.
Daniel O. Conwill IV is the Founder, Chairman of the Board and CEO and manages the Investment Banking group at Global Hunter Securities, LLC.
Donald T. “Boysie” Bollinger is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., a family-owned business established in 1946. Bollinger’s is a full service marine construction and ship repair company headquartered in Lockport, Louisiana with 10 divisions in Louisiana and one in Texas.
Linda Baum is a longtime supporter of Audubon Nature Institute, and has many fond memories visiting the Zoo as a little girl. Her mother is a past member of the Audubon Commission and her family has always had a strong attachment to Audubon.
Mr. Brent Wood is Government Affairs Regional Manager for Chevron Corporation’s Policy, Government and Public Affairs.
Gayle Benson, a native of New Orleans and the wife of New Orleans Saints Owner Tom Benson, is an accomplished business professional and philanthropist with strong ties to the local community. Mrs. Benson began her career as a manager for Celebrity Jewelry.
Mr. Charbonnet earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Virginia. After graduating from UVa in 1990, Mr. Charbonnet worked in the Corporate Finance Department at the Robinson-Humphrey Company in Atlanta until 1995.
Angus R. Cooper, II, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cooper/T. Smith Corporation headquartered in Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Cooper was born March 28, 1942 in Mobile, Alabama and attended University Military School graduating in l960. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama in l964.
Leila Jacobs Eames was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the wife of 46 years to Louis Lester Eames and the mother of two children, Endya Eames Delpit and Brandon Jacobs Eames.
Frances Gray Fayard is a social activist and a philanthropist. Frances served in the Clinton Administration from 1992-1996.
Ludovico Feoli is an Audubon Commission member.
Ashley Francis is a Visiting Assistant Professor for Marketing & Management at Loyola University.
Deborah Duplechin Harkins is a member in McGlinchey Stafford's New Orleans office. She focuses her practice on regulatory and legislative affairs on behalf of business and government clients.
A native of New Orleans, Bruce R. Hoefer, Jr. is an attorney with Adams Hoefer Holwadel, LLC in New Orleans. A founding board member for Reconcile New Orleans, Inc, Bruce has often used his legal expertise to advise and counsel students in the program.
A native New Orleanian, Beth Lambert studied art at LSU, Tulane and the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art, and has been painting and drawing for more than 35 years. Her concentration for a long period of time has been figurative work.
Olivia Williams Manning is considered the First Family of Football’s Leading Lady by her marriage to former Ole Miss and New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning and mother to sons Cooper, an investment firm partner, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton and New York Giants quarterback Eli.
Christopher Meeks is a Partner at Johnson Rice & Company, LLC. He joined the firm in July of 1996. He's been active in several neighborhood groups including serving as President of Rosa Park Neighborhood Association, President of Newcomb Boulevard Neighborhood Association and Vice-President of 625 St. Charles Avenue Condo Association.
Catherine Mielke Morrell is a former teacher, who has a passion for improving the lives children. She is a student working towards obtaining a graduate degree to work with special needs kids.
Field Ogden is a lifelong New Orleanian. He graduated from Isidore Newman High School and Harvard College.
Pamela Ryan is community leader in New Orleans. She is a retired gift shop owner and interior designer. She received a Bachelors degree from Duke University and an MBA from Thunderbird Graduate School.
Ravi Sangisetty is a graduate of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU (’06) and of Princeton University (’03).
Dr. Charles C. Teamer, Sr., a distinguished business and civic leader, is Vice Chairman of the Board of First NBC Bank. He is well known for his more than 40 years of work in the area of higher education.
The Rev. Tom Watson has dedicated his life to public service as a pastor, community organizer and leader in the City of New Orleans.
Carol B. Wise is a former Regional Marketing Director for a national real estate company. She has served as President of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, and Chair of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce.
Audubon Nature Institute 2016 Community Meeting Dates:
Thursday, December 8—5:30pm to 7:30pm
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
The Aquarium Committee of the Audubon Commission will host this community meeting to receive public input on future programming, exhibitry and capital projects. All are welcome to attend, including children.
Tuesday, November 1—6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Tuesday, May 10—6:30pm to 8:30pm