Board of Directors

The Southeastern Alumni Association Board of Directors serve as representatives of our entire alumni base. They assist in promoting the mission of the Association in tandem with that of the University. Members of the Board promote pride, help in student recruitment efforts, act as mentors, preserve traditions of the University, and encourage active membership in the Association.


We are now accepting applications for the 2020-2022 term.

Interested in serving? Download the Board Member Expectations and Application.
Applications are due March 2, 2020.

Executive Committee

 Dickie WhitsonRichard (Dickie) Whitson, President
 Springfield, LA
 1971, B.A., Business Administration





Patrick Brazan Patrick Brazan, President-Elect
 Field Representative, Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Co.
 Hammond, LA
 2005, B.A., Organizational Communication





 StephanieKropogStephanie Stafford Kropog, Secretary
 Physician Services Director, North Oaks Health System
 Hammond, LA
1986, B.S., Accounting




 KristenBellKristen Bell, Treasurer
 Faculty Member, Northshore Technical Community College
 Denham Springs, LA
 2016, M.B.A.






Tasha Dameron Tasha Lamkin Dameron
 Head Broker and Co-Owner, Simply Real Estate LLC
 Hammond, LA
 1995, B.A., History




 Malcolm FitzhughMalcolm Fitzhugh
 Agency Manager, Farm Bureau Insurance
 Hammond, LA
 1998, B.A., Nursing




 TroyGreenTroy Green
 Athletic Director and Head Basketball Coach, White Castle High School
 Baton Rouge, LA
 2000, B.A., Business Management




 AliciaHimberAlicia Motichek Himber
 Chemistry Stockroom Coordinator, Southeastern Louisiana University
 Mandeville, LA
 2002, B.S., Biology; 2005, M.A., Teaching




 Bridget LaBordeBridget Bankston LaBorde
 Dean of Campus Administration, Northshore Technical Community College
 Hammond, LA
 1992, B.A., Marketing




 GinaLairdGina Giacone Laird
 Senior Vice President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
 Baton Rouge, LA
 1985, B.A., Management





Nakia Merrill Nakia Merrill
 Senior Manager of Media and Production, Cedar Valley College
 Addison, TX
 2003, B.A., Communications





Richard Moran Richard Moran
 Project Manager, Pala Interstate
 Hammond, LA
 2005, A.A.S., Occupational Safety and Health





SonjaNewman Sonja Ragusa Newman
 Manager of Resource Development, United Way of Southeast Louisiana
 Covington, LA
 1995, B.A., Health and Fitness Promotion; 1999, M.A., Health Studies




DannyWallette Dennis (Danny) Wallette
 Director, Tangipahoa Mosquito Abatement
 Hammond, LA
 1987, B.S., Biology




Ex-Officio Members

Beth Ebberman Beth Carney Ebberman, Immediate Past President
 Metairie, LA
 1977, B.A., History





BradStevens Brad Stevens, Past President
 Managing Partner, Edwards & Stevens Law Firm
 Amite, LA
 2001, B.S., Biology