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2021-22 Community Partnership Panel Chairs


The LBF established nine regional panels. These Community Partnership Panels (CPP) work outside of the regular grants process to identify new areas of need for LBF funding, foster collaboration, respond to arising community needs and, encourage local involvement in the designation of LBF grant funds.


Shannon Dartez
The Glenn Armentor Law Corporation
300 Stewart Street
Lafayette, LA 70501-8136


Bayou Region

Teresa King
Teresa King, Esquire, LLC
7836 Park Avenue
Houma, LA 70364


Capital Area

Linda Clark
DeCuir, Clark & Adams, LLP
732 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5724






Barbara Melton
Faircloth Melton Sobel & Bash, LLC
105 Yorktown Dr.
Alexandria, LA 71303

Greater Orleans

Margaret Woodward
1229 N. Tonti Street
New Orleans, LA 70119






Adam Cossey
Hudson, Potts & Bernstein, LLP
1800 Hudson Lane, Suite 701 
Monroe, LA 71201







Hon. Page McClendon
State of Louisiana Judiciary (First Circuit Court of Appeal)
141 Fairview Oaks Drive, Ste. 1
Madisonville, LA 70447




Paul Wood
Law Office of Paul L. Wood, LLC
PO Box 5005
Shreveport, LA 71135-5005




Edwin Hunter III
Hunter, Hunter & Sonnier, L.L.C.
1807 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601



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