Southeastern Foundation announces Board of Directors
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
by: Tonya Lowentritt
POTEET TO CHAIR SOUTHEASTERN FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS -The Southeastern Louisiana University Foundation recently announced John Poteet of Hammond as the chair the 2020-21 Board of Directors. Owner of LA 1st Choice Auto Auction, Poteet will serve a two-year term.
HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University Foundation recently announced
its 2020-21 Board of Directors.
“Our board is a group of committed professionals who understand the value of Southeastern both to its students and the region,” said Vice President for University Advancement Wendy Lauderdale. “They work hard to provide guidance for the Foundation in support of the university.”
John Poteet of Hammond will chair the board. Owner of LA 1st Choice Auto Auction, Poteet will serve a two-year term.
New member Beth Ebberman of Metairie will join returning board members. Ebberman is a 1977 graduate of Southeastern and a retired marketing account executive with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana.
Returning Southeastern Foundation Board members include Thomas “Tom” Akers of Mount Juliet, Tenn.; Marcia Barr of Hammond, board secretary; Troy Broussard of Prairieville; Barry Brown of Frisco, Tex.; Dawn Cantrell of Baton Rouge, past board chair; Toby Cortez of Ponchatoula; Stan Dameron of Hammond; Helen Dufreche of Hammond, philanthropy committee chair; Marcia Galatas of Houston, Tex.; Jack Gautier of Hammond; Bill Kingsmill of Covington, real estate committee chair; Shelby P. LaSalle, Jr. of Mandeville; Barry “Beezie” Landry of Hammond; Rodney LeBlanc of Madisonville; Terri LeBlanc of Baton Rouge; Wallace Lewis of Hammond; Marcus Naquin of Hammond; Cynthia Nesser of New Orleans, governance committee chair; Jared Riecke of Covington; Mike Sharp of Springfield; Tony Volz of Mandeville, investment committee chair; Robert Watkins of Robert, board treasurer; and Jonathan Wong of Hammond.