Board Members

Board Meetings will be held the 3rd Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September and November from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at our center. Dates are subject to change. Please call our office to confirm meeting dates prior to attending.

To contact the FHFGBR Board of Directors, send an email to [email protected]


Belynda Gauthier

Position: Chair
Biography: Parent of a young adult with a disability and Coordinator of Louisiana Capital Area CHADD

Kathy EdmonstonKathy Edmonston

Position: Vice-Chair
Parent of a child with a disability

GayGay Ellis

Position: Secretary
Parent of a child with a disability

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Michelle Garbiras

Position: Treasurer
Biography: CPA at Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP

Meagan Harrison

Meagan Harrison

Biography: Family member of a child with a disability

Katrina Coots

Katrina Coots

Biography: Community Representative/Inclusive Recreation Program Director BREC


Carly Dickson

Biography: Media and Public Relations Consultant

Janna Oetting HeadshotJanna Oetting

Biography: Family member of an individual with a disability, Professor of Communication Science and Disorders

Christie Zeringue headshotChristie Zeringue

Biography: Speech Language Pathologist – Early Intervention

tanja-foilTanja Foil

Biography: Parent of a child with a disability

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Kate Balfour-McLean

Biography: Parent of a child with a disability

Kendall Aguillard

Biography: Program Coordinator of Wellness and Fitness (BREC) Inclusive Education

Clayton Lester

Biography: Retired Business Administrator, Former Rotary Club Member, In-Depth Board Governance & Development Experience