Arts Council Staff

Ashli Waldrep Ashli Waldrep
Executive Director
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Project Coordinator
Charla Blake Charla Blake
Community Development Coordinator
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Administrative Specialist
Kenneth Walker
Security Guard
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Building Staff

Arts Council Board of Directors

Arts Council board meetings are open to the public and are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Benjamin W. Mount Auditorium of Central School.

Executive Committee

James Babin, President
ASI Office Systems

Shonda Manuel, First Vice President
Healthy Image Marketing

Chuck O’Connor, Second Vice President
Stockwell Sievert Law Firm

Carma Manns, Treasurer

Rachel Hungerford, Secretary
Calcasieu Parish School System


Missy Abraham
Chelsi Barfield
Jason Barnes, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury
Trevor Cooley, City Savings Bank
John Day, Knights of Columbus
Mary Donaldson, Artist
Chuck Ehlers, Knight Media Printing
Denise Fasske, City of Lake Charles
Clair Hebert, Cameron Parish Economic Development
Braylin Jenkins, City of Lake Charles, LA On the Air with Bray J
Heather LaFleur, CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital
Anna Mallett, Stine
William Moore, IBERIABANK
Laura Moreau, Calcasieu Parish School System
Amos Orr, Lake Charles/SWLA Convention & Visitors Bureau
Oran Parker, Parker Brand Creative
Patricia Schmidt, Artist
Sofia Simancas, FOX 29/the CW
Cassie Stroud, Calcasieu Parish School System
Burt Tietje, Zigler Museum Trustee
Thom Trahan, Brimstone Historical Society
Tyler Walker, Walker Williams
Amanda White, SWLA Economic Development Alliance