Commission Meetings

Audubon Commission 2017 Meeting Dates:


Thursday, January 19—4:00pm
Zoo/President's Room

Thursday, April 27—12noon
Aquarium/Conference Room

Thursday, July 27—4:00pm Cancelled
Zoo/President's Room

Thursday, October 26—12noon
Aquarium/Conference Room

 

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Commission Committee Meetings

Grounds Committee Meeting

Thursday, July 28, 2016—4:00pm
Zoo/President's Room

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Commission Members

J. Kelly Duncan

J. Kelly Duncan

President, Audubon Commission

J. Kelly Duncan

President, Audubon Commission

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.


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Daniel O. Conwill IV

Daniel O. Conwill IV

First Vice President, Audubon Commission

Daniel O. Conwill IV

First Vice President, Audubon Commission

Daniel O. Conwill IV is the Founder, Chairman of the Board and CEO and manages the Investment Banking group at Global Hunter Securities, LLC. 

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Boysie Bollinger

Boysie Bollinger

Second Vice President, Audubon Commission

Boysie Bollinger

Second Vice President, Audubon Commission

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.
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Linda G. Baum

Linda G. Baum

Secretary, Audubon Commission 

Linda G. Baum

Secretary, Audubon Commission 

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.


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D. Brent Wood

D. Brent Wood

Treasurer, Audubon Commission

D. Brent Wood

Treasurer, Audubon Commission

Mr. Brent Wood is Government Affairs Regional Manager for Chevron Corporation’s Policy, Government and Public Affairs.

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Gayle Benson

Gayle Benson

Member, Audubon Commission

Gayle Benson

Member, Audubon Commission

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.


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Storey Charbonnet

Storey Charbonnet

Member, Audubon Commission

Storey Charbonnet

Member, Audubon Commission

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.


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Angus Cooper

Angus Cooper

Member, Audubon Commission

Angus Cooper

Member, Audubon Commission

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. 

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Leila Eames

Leila Eames

Member, Audubon Commission

Leila Eames

Member, Audubon Commission

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.

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Frances Fayard

Frances Fayard

Member, Audubon Commission

Frances Fayard

Member, Audubon Commission

Frances Gray Fayard is a social activist and a philanthropist. Frances served in the Clinton Administration from 1992-1996. 

 

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Ludovico Feoli

Ludovico Feoli

Member, Audubon Commission

Ludovico Feoli

Member, Audubon Commission

Ludovico Feoli is an Audubon Commission member.

 
Ashley Francis

Ashley Francis

Member, Audubon Commission

Ashley Francis

Member, Audubon Commission

Ashley Francis is a Visiting Assistant Professor for Marketing & Management at Loyola University.

 

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Deborah D. Harkins

Deborah D. Harkins

Member, Audubon Commission

Deborah D. Harkins

Member, Audubon Commission

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.

 

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Bruce R. Hoefer, Jr.

Bruce R. Hoefer, Jr.

Member, Audubon Commission

Bruce R. Hoefer, Jr.

Member, Audubon Commission

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. 

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Beth Lambert

Beth Lambert

Member, Audubon Commission

Beth Lambert

Member, Audubon Commission

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.

 

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Olivia Manning

Olivia Manning

Member, Audubon Commission

Olivia Manning

Member, Audubon Commission

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. 

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Christopher Meeks

Christopher Meeks

Member, Audubon Commission

Christopher Meeks

Member, Audubon Commission

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.

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Catherine Morrell

Catherine Morrell

Member, Audubon Commission

Catherine Morrell

Member, Audubon Commission

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.  

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Field Ogden, MD

Field Ogden, MD

Member, Audubon Commission

Field Ogden, MD

Member, Audubon Commission

Field Ogden is a lifelong New Orleanian. He graduated from Isidore Newman High School and Harvard College. 

 

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Pamela Ryan

Pamela Ryan

Member, Audubon Commission

Pamela Ryan

Member, Audubon Commission

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. 

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Ravi Sangisetty

Ravi Sangisetty

Member, Audubon Commission

Ravi Sangisetty

Member, Audubon Commission

Ravi Sangisetty is a graduate of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU (’06) and of Princeton University (’03).

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Charles C. Teamer, Sr.

Charles C. Teamer, Sr.

Member, Audubon Commission

Charles C. Teamer, Sr.

Member, Audubon Commission

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.

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Carol B. Wise

Carol B. Wise

Member, Audubon Commission

Carol B. Wise

Member, Audubon Commission

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. 

 

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Community Meetings

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
Zoo/Dominion Auditorium

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