«Mission Statement The following Mission Statement was adopted by the Board of Directors on March 28, 2000: The Committee for a Better New Orleans is ...»
Barbara Major, Co-Chair; Community Activist & Director, St. Thomas Health Service Dr. Norman Francis, Co-Chair; President, Xavier University Herschel Abbott, Jr., President/Louisiana, BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc.
Mike Ballases, President & CEO, Bank One Louisiana Donald T. Bollinger, Chairman & CEO, Bollinger Machine Shop & Shipyard, Inc.
J. Ron Brinson, President & CEO, Board of Commissioners, Port of New Orleans Fred Burford, President & CEO, Jazz Casino Holdings Kenneth M. Carter, Attorney, Carter & Cates, Attorneys at Law Dr. Edgar Chase, Jr., Dean, Division of Business, Dillard University David J. Conroy, Attorney, Milling, Benson, Woodward, L.L.P.
Peter Dangerfield, Executive Director, Total Community Action, Inc.
Leslie Jacobs, President, The Rosenthal Agency Moon Landrieu, Civic Leader & Retired Elected Official H. Merritt Lane, III, President & CEO, Canal Barge Co., Inc.
Diana Lewis, Chairman, New Orleans Neighborhood Development Collaborative Alden J. McDonald, President & CEO, Liberty Bank & Trust Company Anne Milling, Community Leader R. King Milling, President, Whitney National Bank Darren Mire, President, Young Leadership Council C. Ray Nagin, Vice President and General Manager, Cox Cable Louisiana Daniel Packer, President & CEO, Entergy-New Orleans Kay G. Priestly, Managing Partner, Arthur Anderson, L.L.P.
Sandra Rhodes-Duncan, Rhodes Funeral Home Roy Rodney, Senior Partner, Rodney, Bordenave, Boykin, Bennette & Boyle Willie Spears, Vice President, Hibernia National Bank Mtumishi St. Julien, Director, The Finance Authority of New Orleans
Mike Ballases, Co-Chair; President & CEO, Bank One Louisiana Darren Mire, Co-Chair; President, Young Leadership Council Dr. Norman Francis, University Advisor; President, Xavier University Dr. Gregory M. O’Brien, University Advisor; Chancellor, University of New Orleans Donald T. Bollinger, Chairman & CEO, Bollinger Machine Shop & Shipyard, Inc.
Michael Bruno, Paartner, Bruno and Tervalon, CPA’s Kenneth M. Carter, Attorney, Carter & Cates Attorney at Large David J. Conroy, Attorney, Milling, Benson, Woodward, L.L.P.
George Denegre, Partner, Jones, Walker Waechter, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, L.L.P.
Patrick DeRouen, Attorney Porteous, Hainkel, Johnson & Sarpy Mike Early, Owner, Advertising Creative LA L. Ronald Forman, President & CEO, Audubon Institute William R. Forrester, Jr., Commissioner, Civil Service Commission Norma E. Grace, Vice Chancellor, University of New Orleans Cedric Grant, Chief Administrative Officer (CEO), Office of the Mayor Freddie Henderson, Reverend, The United Methodist church Moon Landrieu, Community Leader & Retired Elected Official Mickey Landry, Attorney, Landry & Swarr Rodney Lemon, Sr., Chief Financial Officer, The Finance Authority of New Orleans Anne Milling, Community Leader Stephen L. Newman, Sr. Vice President of Operations, Tenet Health Systems Tina Nguyen Owen, Community Leader and Business owner Roy Rodney, Senior Partner, Rodney, Bordenave, Boykin & Boyle Timothy P. Ryan, Dean, School of Business Administration, UNO Gregory M. St. Etienne, Executive Vice President & CEO, Liberty Bank & Trust Co. C Jimmie Thorns, Thorns Consulting, Inc.
Mary Zervignon, Community Leader & Retired Government Official
ECONOMIC/WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE
Alden J. McDonald, Co-Chair; President & CEO, Liberty Bank & Trust Company Herschel Abbott, Jr., Co-Chair; President & CEO, Bellsouth Communications Dr. J. Terrence Kelly, University Advisor; Chancellor, Delgado Community College Coleman E. Adler, II, Owner & CEO, Coleman E. Adler & Sons, Inc.
Peter Babin, III, Business Manager/Financial Secretary, International Union of Operating Engineers-Local 406 Clarence L. Barney, President, & CEO, C. Lyle Barney Distributors Tom Benson, Owner, New Orleans Saints Football Team Fred Burford, President & CEO, Jazz Casino Holdings Ronald Burns, President & CEO, Quick Courier Services, Inc.
Shirley Trusty Corey, President and CEO, Arts Council of New Orleans Peter Dangerfield, Executive Director, Total Community Action, Inc..
Patricia Denechaud, President, Crescent City Consultants
ECONOMIC AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT (CONT’D)Douglas Evans, Director, Dryades YMCA Louis Freeman, Jr., President, Automatic, L.L.C.. dba Hometak Samuel Giberga, Attorney, Correro, Fishman, Haygood, Phelps, Walmsley & Casteix, L.L.P.
Joseph A. Grace, Jr., President, New Orleans Technology Council Brenda Hatfield, Manager of Governmental Affairs and Local Programming, Cox Communications Paul M. Haygood, Attorney, Correro, Fishman, Haygood, Phelps, Walmsley, Casteix, L.L.P.
Wayne Leonard, President & CEO, Entergy Corporation Barbara Major, Director, St. Thomas Health Service William C. Metcalf, CEO, MC Media Phala Mire, Director, Multicultural Tourism Network Keith B. Pittman, Intergovernmental Relations, Hilton Hotel Imam Wali Abdul Raoof, New Orleans Masijid Al-Islam Wade Rathke, Chief Organizer, Service Employees International Union-Local 100 Sandy S. Shilstone, Executive Vice President, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation Frank B. Stewart, Jr., Chairman of the Board, Stewart Enterprises, Inc.
Wilbert Tross, Jr., Westside Missionary Baptist Association Jean Washington, Director, Training Connection, Inc.
Paul Whelton, Senior Vice President, Tulane University Medical Center Kimberly Williamson, Executive Director, Downtown Development District
EDUCATION TASK FORCE
Sandra Rhodes-Duncan, Co-Chair; Partner, Rhodes Funeral Home R. King Milling, Co-Chair; President Whitney National Bank Fr. Bernard P. Knoth, S.J., University Advisor; President, Loyola University Michael L. Lomax, University Advisor, President, dillard University Dorothy Aramburo, Education Consultant Sharon Barber, Community Leader Barbara Brooks, President, Orleans District PTA Susan Burge, Director, School To Career, Metro Vision Dr. J. Rene Coman, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Archdiocese of New Orleans Colonel Alphonse Davis, CEO, New Orleans Public Schools Yolanda Estrada, Musica Latina Joseph Givens, Executive Director, All Congregations Together Cheryl A. Gray, Attorney, Gray & Gray, APLC Leslie Jacobs, President, The Rosenthal Agency Jan Jobe, President & CEO, Pan-American Life Insurance Co.
H. Merritt Lane, III, President & CEO Canal Barge Co., Inc.
Diedre Lebot, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Xavier University Brenda l. Mitchell, President, United Teachers of New Orleans (UTNO) C. Ray Nagin, Vice President and General Manager, Cox Cable Louisiana Paul Pastorek, Attorney, Adams and Reese Hunter Pierson, President, Pierson Investments EDUCATION TASK FORCE (CONT’D) Brian Riedlinger, President, School Leadership Center Norwood Roussell, Vice President, Dillard University Andre Rubenstein, Owner, Rubenstein Bros.
Ronald Taylor, President, PANOPSI Shaie-Mei Temple, Community Leader & Business owner Cathy Vaughn, Program Manager, Baptist Community Ministries Vera Warren-Williams, Owner, Community Book Center Andrew Wisdom Chimera Digital Imaging
HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOODS TASK FORCE
Mtumishi St. Julien, Co-Chair; Director, the Finance Authority of New Orleans Diana Lewis, Co-Chair; Board Chairman, NONDC Dr. Scott S. Cowan, University Advisor; President, Tulane University Lauren Anderson, Executive Director, Neighborhood Development Foundation Benjamin R. Bell, Interim Executive Director, Housing Authority of New Orleans Darry D. Berger, President, Darryl Berger Companies Zebadee Bridges, First District Baptist Association R. Allen Eskew, President, Eskew+ Gary Esolen, Chairman, The Media Revolution Barbara Foundas, President, Algiers Council of Neighborhood Presidents Donna Johnigan, Community Outreach Worker, Agenda for Children Pres Kabacoff, President, Historic Restoration, Inc.
James Kelly, Executive Director, Willwoods Foundation Reynaldo King, Reverend, Cornerstone Missionary Baptist General Association Lisa Mazique, N.O. Neighborhood Redevelopment Authority James P. McNamara, President, McNamara Associates, Inc.
Judith Moran, Housing Authority of New Orleans Wayne Neveu, Attorney, Foley & Judell, L.L. P.
Frank Nicotera, Tulane University/HANO Thomas Perkins, Executive Director, Christopher Homes, Inc.
Larry Powell, Tulane/Xavier NCUC Joseph C. Profit, Jr., Reverend, Ideal Baptist Association Peg Reese, Executive Director, Unity for the Homeless Virgin Robinson, Jr., President and CEO Dryades Savings Bank Ashton J. Ryan, Jr., President and CEO, First Bank and Trust Ellis P. Smith, Executive Director, Central City Housing Development Corp.
Willie Spears, Executive Vice President, Hibernia National Bank Stacy Seicshnaydre, Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Camille Jones Strachan, Attorney Vincent T. Sylvain, Executive Director, Housing and Neighborhood Development, Office of the Mayor Wilbert Thomas, Sr., President, Desire Community Housing Corporation
HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOODS TASK FORCE (CONT’D)Reverend Kenneth Tibodeaux, Asia Baptist Church Cornelius Tilton, Reverend, Greater New Orleans Federation of Churches Sarah Todd, Housing Specialist, Volunteers of America Troylinn Wilson-Henriques, Community Leader
PUBLIC SAFETY TASK FORCE
Edgar Chase III, Co-Chair; Dean, Division of Business, Dillard University M.L. Legarde, III, Co-Chair; President, Columbia/HCA Delta Division Dr. Joseph Bouie, Jr., University Advisor; Chancellor, Southern University at New Orleans Barbara Avalos, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, Office of the Mayor Hattie Broussard, Acting First Assistant U.S. Attorneys Office John Casbon, Regional Vice President, S.E. Region, First American Title Insurance Co.The Rt.
Reverend Cornal Garnett Henning, Presiding Prelate, 8th District, African Methodist Epsicopal Church Terry Ebbert, Executive Director, New Orleans Police Foundation Rabbi Jonathan Glass, Rabbi, Temple Beth Israel William Goldring, Chairman, Magnolia Marketing Company Rafael Goyeneche, President, Metropolitan Crime Commission Edith Jones, President and CEO, Urban League of New Orleans Dennis Kelly, Chairman, Maxit Major General James E. Livingston, USMC (Retired) Kay G. Priestly, Manager Partner, Arthur Andersen, LLP Joyce Reaves, Director, Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff’s Office Ed Robinson, Partner, L&R Security Cyril Saulny, President, NAACP New Orleans Chapter Ike Spears, Attorney, Spears and Spears Judge Jerome Winsberg (Retired), Attorney, Winsberg & Winsberg
TRANSPORTATION TASK FORCE
J. Ron Brinson, Co-Chair; President & CEO, Board of Commissioners, Port of New Orleans Daniel Packer, Co-Chair; President & CEO, Entergy New Orleans Rev. Thomas Chambers, University Advisor; President, Our Lady of Holy Cross College Gloria Banks, Community Leader & Businesswoman Robert H. Boh, Chairman of the Board, Boh Brothers Construction Company, Inc.
Ralph Brennan, President, Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group Paul D. Buckley, Vice President & General Manager, Hilton N.O. Riverside & Hilton Airport William H. Hines, Attorney, Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre C. Paul Lo, President, MMG Edward Markle, Attorney, Markle and Associates Justice Revius Ortique, Chairman, New Orleans Aviation Board Darrell Saizan, Consultant, Saizan & Associates TRANSPORTATION TASK FORCE (CONT’D) Eddie Scott, Pastor, Christian Bible Fellowship Ministries Robert H. Tucker, Jr., Chairman, Board of Commissioners, Regional Transit Authority James Walsh, President, Namanco Productions Reverend Dwight Webster, University Baptist Church & The Jeremiah Group