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 2019-2021 term.

Interested in serving? Download the Board Member Expectations and Application.
Applications are due March 1, 2019.

Executive Committee

 BethEbbermanBeth Carney Ebberman, President
 Account Executive, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
 Metairie, LA
 1977, B.A., History





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





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





 KristenBellKristen Bell, Treasurer
 Math and Business Instructor, Northshore Technical Community College
 Denham Springs, LA
 2016, M.B.A.



Christopher (Chris) Barcelona
Passport Specialist, U.S. Department of State
Marrero, LA
2008, B.A., History

 PatrickBrazanPatrick Brazan
 Financial Services Rep, Magnolia Wealth Strategies
 Hammond, LA
 2005, B.A., Organizational Communication




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




 AliciaHimberAlicia Motichek Himber
 Teacher, Lakeshore High School
 Mandeville, LA
 2002, B.S., Biology; 2005, M.A., Teaching




 HeidiKinchenHeidi Rogers Kinchen
 Public Information Officer, Louisiana Department of Children and Family   Services
 Hammond, LA 2001, B.A., Political Science; 2009, B.A., Communications




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




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




JayPrather Jay Prather
 Owner, Elos Environmental LLC
 Springfield, LA
 2005, B.S., Biology




HeatherSeal Heather Bush Seal
 Realtor, Latter and Blum Classic Homes and Properties
 Franklinton, LA
 2006, B.A., Organizational Communication





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

Ex-Officio Members

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




MaysonFoster Mayson Foster, Past President
 Former Mayor, City of Hammond
 Hammond, LA
 1968, B.A., Accounting: 1988, M.B.A.


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