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. Our board meetings are open to the public. Dates are subject to change. Please call our office to confirm meeting dates prior to attending.

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Kate Balfour-McLean

Position: Chair
Biography: Parent of a child with a disability



Keith Keller

Position: Vice-Chair
 Vice President of Operations, Lincoln Builders


Todd Hymel

Position: Secretary
Financial Advisor with Edward Jones 


Kyle Cook

Position: Treasurer
Parent of a Child with a Disability; CPA at Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP


Joshua D. Roy

Position: Board Member
Biography: Parent of a child with a disability; Attorney and City Council Member of Central


Cassie Dinecola

Position: Board Member
Biography: LSU Professor and Social Worker


Heather Otten

Position: Board Member
Biography: Parent of a child with a disability; Mental Health Training & Development Professional

Theresa Stewart

Position: Board Member
Biography: River Parishes Community College, Communications Specialist


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Michelle Garbiras

Position: Ex-Officio
Biography: CPA at Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP


Kendall Aguillard

Position: Ex-Officio
 Program Coordinator of Wellness and Fitness (BREC) Inclusive Recreation



Belynda Gauthier

Position: Ex-Officio
Biography: Parent of a young adult with a disability; Coordinator of Louisiana Capital Area CHADD