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About: Board of Directors

  • ​​​Rashain Carriere, Executive Director

    Rashain Carriere

    Executive Director

    Rashain began her career with Boys Town 15 years ago. In addition to serving as Senior Director of Program Operations for Boys Town Louisiana, she also served three national Boys Town sites (Washington DC, Central Florida, and Nebraska) as a Fidelity Consultant for National Boys Town. In that role, she was responsible for ensuring that the sites had the support necessary to deliver quality programs and services to youth and families. Most recently, Rashain served as Interim Executive Director of Boys Town Louisiana following Dennis Dillon’s departure. Rashain holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Louisiana Tech University and two Master’s Degrees in Social Work and Public Health from Tulane University.

  • Euphoria Warren, Treasurer Site Financial Officer

    Euphoria Warren

    Treasurer Site Financial Officer

  • Ms. Brandi Nye, Chair

    Brani NyeEntergy New Orleans

    Brandi is a customer service professional with a background in business administration and managing community partnerships. Since 2011, she has served in various customer service capacities at Entergy New Orleans, Inc. In her current role, she works to improve the customer experience, serves as the liaison between the company and non-profit organizations and coordinates net metering for solar customers

  • Mrs. Jacquelyn C. Harris, Chair-Elect

    Jacquelyn Harris

    T-Mobile Business

    Jacquelyn is a Major Account Executive for T-Mobile Business. She also serves as Treasurer for The Orchid Society, a local organization in New Orleans focused on mentoring young girls ages 12-18. Jacquelyn was fortunate to grow up surrounded by several mentors. She understands that the opportunity to pour into the lives of young people is a serious responsibility that is the cornerstone of improving the community in which she lives.

  • Ms. Anne Doussan, Secretary

    Anne Doussan

    Doussan Real Estate Group

    Anne Doussan is a New Orleans native, attending Metairie Park Country Day School before pursuing higher education at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. After earning her degree, Anne returned to New Orleans to obtain a Master's in Social Work at Tulane University. After two years as a social worker in the medical profession, Anne joined her family business which is real estate investment and brokerage. Anne continues to maintain her Social Work license believing that giving back will always be a part of her life.

  • Mr. Timothy Thomas

    Timothy Thomas

    Thomas Financial Group

    Timothy is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance with an emphasis in Economics. He also completed the extensive studies to earn the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Accredited Retirement Plan Consultant (ARPC) designations. Tim is actively involved in both industry organizations and non-profit boards within the community. These include New York Life’s Agent Advisory Council, the Society of Financial Service Professionals and The Cotton Mill Board.

  • Mr. Cliff Buller

    Cliff Buller

    Whitney Bank
    St. Rose

    Cliff is the VP of Hancock Whitney Bank where he has been with the company since 1983. He works as commercial banker in the Greater New Orleans Area servicing middle market businesses. He has been active with Boys Scouts of America for over 20 years at the troop level in various capacities. Cliff has always found a need to help others and working with youth helps make a better community.

  • Mr. Alvin Johnson


    Alvin Johnson & Associates
    New Orleans

    Alvin received his undergraduate degree as well as his juris doctor in 2002 from Southern University in Baton Rouge. He went to the DA’s office in June 2006 and started a private firm with Guillory, Johnson, Phillips and Thompson in 2012. In 2014 he branched out and started his own firm, Alvin Johnson and Associates. He is a member of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, New Orleans regional Black Chamber of Commerce, and the Martinet Society. His area of practice is personal injury and criminal law.

  • Dr. Lana Joseph-Ford

    Lana Joseph

    High Level Speech & Hearing Center
    New Orleans

    Dr. Lana Joseph-Ford is Founder and CEO of Joseph-Ford Enterprises and High Level Speech & Hearing Center. She has served as an advocate for musicians' health throughout New Orleans. Among her most notable clients are world renowned music artists, Drake and musical group Tank and the Bangas. As a young girl Dr. Joseph-Ford suffered with hearing difficulties and was bullied because of her speech impediment. Now, she uses her resilience to help others by offering early intervention strategies for individuals with communication disorders. As a philanthropist, Dr. Joseph-Ford has played a significant role in supporting youth in underserved communities. Dr. Joseph-Ford has been featured in Forbes, Gambit 40 under 40, Newtral Groundz, and Biz New Orleans Magazine. Dr. Joseph-Ford also has a news segment called "Healthy Habits with Dr. J" which airs on WWLTV's Great Day Louisiana every Friday at 9 am. She holds degrees from Nichols University, the University of New Orleans, and a Doctor of Audiology from Washington University School of Medicine.

  • Ms. JoAnn Clarey

    JoAnn Clarey

    JoAnn has a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction with Emphasis in Early Childhood Education; Certified to teach Home Economics, English, Occupational Child Care, Nursery and Kindergarten; Director of Infant Toddler Family Services Program; Project PACT Trainer and developer; Project Coordinator for CSPD with Early Steps; SICC committee member; Adjunct Faculty member of Delgado Community College developed and taught Administration for Early Child Care Centers; Greater New Orleans Association for the Education of Young Children board member, Treasurer and Conference Committee Program/Facilities Chair.

  • Mr. Chris Barrilleaux

    Chris Barrilleaux

    New Orleans

    Chris E. Barrilleaux has been employed by subsidiaries of Entergy Corporation for approximately 32 years and has held various positions in the Accounting and Regulatory Services organizations. He is currently Manager of Regulatory Filings at Entergy where he is responsible for the oversight and preparation of regulatory rate filings with the Louisiana Public Service Commission. Prior to his employment with the Entergy Companies, he was employed by the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc. (formerly known as the Greater New Orleans Tourist & Convention Commission) as the Controller.