Lynes R. Sloss

Lynes R. Sloss

Chairman, Audubon Nature Institute Board

Lynes R. Sloss

Chairman, Audubon Nature Institute Board
 Profile photo of Lynes Sloss, Recording secretary on the Audubon Nature Institute Board.

Lynes R. “Poco” Sloss is President and CEO of Bellwether Technology Corporation, a company he co-founded in 1980. 

Read More

Willard Dumas

Willard Dumas

First Vice Chair, Audubon Nature Institute

Willard Dumas

First Vice Chair, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Willard Dumas, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member

Willard L. Dumas, Jr., D.D.S. received his B.S. from Xavier University of Louisiana and his D.D.S. from Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Read More

Mark C. Romig

Mark C. Romig

Second Vice Chair, Audubon Nature Institute Board

Mark C. Romig

Second Vice Chair, Audubon Nature Institute Board
 Profile photo of Mark C. Romig, Second Vice Chair of the Audubon Nature Institute Board.

Mark Romig is President/CEO of the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation. The city agency promotes New Orleans as a leisure tourism destination throughout the year.

Read More

 
Vincent J. Palumbo

Vincent J. Palumbo

Recording Secretary, Audubon Nature Institute Board

Vincent J. Palumbo

Recording Secretary, Audubon Nature Institute Board
 Profile photo of Vincent J. Palumbo, Treasure for the Audubon Nature Institute Commission.

Vincent Palumbo was born in Buffalo, New York and attended the University of Southern Alabama in Mobile.

Read More

 
K. Barton Farris, MD

K. Barton Farris, MD

Corresponding Secretary, Audubon Nature Institute

K. Barton Farris, MD

Corresponding Secretary, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of K. Barton Farris, MD, Board Member and Corresponding Secretary at the Audubon Nature Institute.

K. Barton Farris, MD is a partner with Delta Pathology Group, LLC. He is the Medical Director of the clinical laboratory at West Jefferson Medical Center, a position he has held since 1995.

Read More

Leslie Gottsegen, DDS

Leslie Gottsegen, DDS

Treasurer, Audubon Nature Institute Board

Leslie Gottsegen, DDS

Treasurer, Audubon Nature Institute Board
 Profile photo of Leslie Gottsegen, DDS, Immediate Past Chair of Audubon Nature Institute Board and Member of Audubon Nature Institute Foundation.

Leslie Parro Gottsegen, D.D.S., a native of Thibodaux, LA, attended LSU and graduated from LSU School of Dentistry in 1994. 

Read More 

 
Wilmer Jacobs

Wilmer Jacobs

Parliamentarian, Audubon Nature Institute

Wilmer Jacobs

Parliamentarian, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Wilmer Jacobs, Parliamentarian at the  Audubon Nature Institute.

 

Christopher Bardell

Christopher Bardell

Immediate Past Chair, Audubon Nature Institute Board

Christopher Bardell

Immediate Past Chair, Audubon Nature Institute Board
 Profile photo of Christopher Bardell, First Vice Chair of the Audubon Nature Institute Board.

Chris Bardell is the Owner/Operator of 12 McDonald’s restaurants in the Greater New Orleans area. What started as a part-time summer job at a McDonald’s restaurant in Laplace led to what has become a lifelong career.

Read More

Linda Baum

Linda Baum

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Linda Baum

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Linda Baum is a lifetime New Orleanian and proud mother of three and grandmother of four. She and her family have been longtime supporters of Audubon Nature Institute.


Read More

Beau Box

Beau Box

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Beau Box

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Beau Box, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.

Beau Box is the president and Beau Box Commercial Real Estate and Beau Box Property Management.

Read More

Leah Brown

Leah Brown

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Leah Brown

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Leah Brown, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.

Leah Brown is the Interim Manager of Policy Government and Public Affairs for Chevron's Gulf of Mexico Business Unit. In this role, Leah manages Chevron's social investment, communications, and stakeholder outreach across the Gulf Coast.

Read More

Caroline Calhoun

Caroline Calhoun

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Caroline Calhoun

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Caroline Calhoun, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.

Caroline Calhoun is a community activist in New Orleans. She holds a degree from Tulane University and serves on boards for the Bureau of Governmental Research, the Isidore Newman School, New Orleans Museum of Art, and the Louise s. McGehee Alumni Board.

Read More

J. Hunter Cazes

J. Hunter Cazes

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

J. Hunter Cazes

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
 Profile photo of J. Hunter Cazes, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.

J. Hunter Cazes is proud to be affiliated with Audubon Nature Institute and recently joined the board in September, 2016. He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University and works at Bollinger Enterprises, LLC. 

Read More

Henry L. Coaxum, Jr.

Henry L. Coaxum, Jr.

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Henry L. Coaxum, Jr.

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
 Profile photo of Henry Coaxum, Jr., Board Member of the Audubon Nature Institute.

Henry L. Coaxum, Jr. began his career with McDonald’s as a manager trainee in 1984, and now owns seven restaurants in the New Orleans area. 

Read More 

 
Edgar Chase IV

Edgar Chase IV

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Edgar Chase IV

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Edgar Chase, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.

Edgar Chase is owner of Chase Hospitality Group in New Orleans. In addition to Audubon Nature Institute, he serves on boards for the New Orleans Museum of Art, the New Orleans African American Museum, the Finance Authority of New Orleans, the Metropolitan Crime Commission, and Ujamma Economic Development Corporation.

Read More

Angus Cooper

Angus Cooper

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Angus Cooper

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Angus Cooper, Audubon Commission Member.

Angus R. Cooper, II, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cooper/T. Smith Corporation headquartered in Mobile, Alabama.

Read More

 
Megan Eustis

Megan Eustis

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Megan Eustis

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Megan Eustis, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.

Megan Eustis is the community relations director for IBERIABANK | First Horizon. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia.

Read More

Ludovico Feoli

Ludovico Feoli

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Ludovico Feoli

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Beau Box, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.

Ludovico Feoli and his family have been Audubon supporters for generations. He is the executive director of the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) and a Research Associate Professor in the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Political Science at Tulane University.

Read More

Joseph A. Jaeger, Jr.

Joseph A. Jaeger, Jr.

Board Member
Audubon Nature Institute Board

Joseph A. Jaeger, Jr.

Board Member
Audubon Nature Institute Board
 Profile photo of Joseph A. Jaeger, Jr., Immediate Past Chair for Audubon Nature Institute.

Joseph A. Jaeger Jr., President and CEO of The MCC Group, is committed to developing innovative projects that spur economic and community development. 

Read More

Beth Lambert

Beth Lambert

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Beth Lambert

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Beth Lambert, Member of the Audubon Commission.

Beth Lambert is a visual artist and a lifelong New Orleanian. She is an art activist, civic activist, and volunteer, with a strong commitment to achieving philanthropic awareness and success.

Read More

 
Dennis Lauscha

Dennis Lauscha

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Dennis Lauscha

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
 Profile photo of Dennis Lauscha, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.

Dennis Lauscha was named president of the Saints and has also served as president of the New Orleans Pelicans since 2012.

Read More

Anne Long

Anne Long

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Anne Long

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Anne Elizabeth Brown Long, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.
Anne Elizabeth Brown Long grew up in Doswell, Virginia and has lived in New Orleans since 1994. She graduated with a degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia and moved to New Orleans after marrying William Paul Long.
 
 
Peter Moss

Peter Moss

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Peter Moss

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Peter E. Moss II, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member

Peter E. Moss, II was born and raised in New Orleans. He graduated from Isidore Newman High School and received his bachelors from Tulane University.

Read More

John R. Nickens IV

John R. Nickens IV

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

John R. Nickens IV

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of John Nickens, Board Member of Audubon Nature Institute.

John R. Nickens IV is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Hospital New Orleans and LCMC Health Maternal and Child Health Services.

Read More

John Payne

John Payne

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute Board

John Payne

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute Board

John Payne is the president and CEO of VICI Properties, an experiential real estate investment trust that owns one of the largest portfolios of market-leading gaming, hospitality, and entertainment destinations, including the world-renowned Caesars Palace.  

Read More

Julie Quinn

Julie Quinn

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute Board

Julie Quinn

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute Board
Profile photo of Julie Quinn, Board Member of Audubon Nature Institute.

An attorney since 1992, Julie Quinn was elected in 2005 to serve in the Louisiana State Senate, representing New Orleans and a surrounding 4-parish area, chairing the Judiciary Committee and receiving numerous “Legislator of the Year” awards.

Read More

Susu Stall

Susu Stall

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Susu Stall

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Beau Box, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.

Susu Stall is owner of SOSUSU, a Magazine Street women’s boutique in New Orleans. She holds a degree from Tulane University, and, in addition to Audubon Nature Institute, she serves on boards for WYES, the New Orleans Museum of Art, Second Harvest Food Bank, and the Eugenie and Joseph Jones Foundation.

Read More

Bernard Van der Linden

Bernard Van der Linden

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Bernard Van der Linden

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Bernard Van der Linden, Audubon Nature Institute Board Member.
Bernard Van der Linden was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands and has been a resident of New Orleans since 1959. He is married with three daughters and is actively engaged in the financial community. Mr. Van der Linden enjoys biking, tennis and bridge.
Thomas D. Westfeldt II

Thomas D. Westfeldt II

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Thomas D. Westfeldt II

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Thomas Westfeldt II, Board Member at the Audubon Nature Institute.
Thomas Dugan Westfeldt II is President of Westfeldt Brothers, Inc., a green coffee import company in New Orleans, LA. In 1976, he became the fifth generation Westfeldt to work at Westfeldt Brothers. 
Qi Wiggins

Qi Wiggins

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute

Qi Wiggins

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute
Profile photo of Qi Wiggins, Audubon Board Member

Qi Wiggins has over 15 years of private business experience in media relations, advertising, volunteerism, strategic business planning, and program development.

Read More

 

| Category: About Audubon Board