Morrison C. Bethea
Dr. Bethea is a Senior Vice President and the Medical Director of Freeport McMoRan. He also is a staff physician at Ochsner Foundation Hospital and a Clinical Professor of Surgery at Tulane University School of Medicine. He is a director of Hibernia Bank serving as Chairman of the Audit Committee.
James H. Wharton
Dr. Wharton served as Chancellor of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College from 1981 to 1989.As Chancellor he established high admission standards for LSU and increased sponsored research funding to levels that resulted in a Carnegie research I classification for LSU. He was recognized as an outstanding teacher. Today, he remains a highly regarded higher education expert and continues a long tradition of volunteer service to the state and university.
Byron A. LeBlanc
Mr. LeBlanc has served as President of LeBlanc & Shuster Public Relations, Inc., a highly respected, full-service public relations and marketing firm handling a wide variety of regional and local accounts since 1976.
Raymond J. Jeandron, Jr
Mr. Jeandron is a CPA who served as a Tax Partner with KPMG LLP from 1984 until his retirement in 2011. He currently serves as CFO/Consultant for a New Orleans-based oil and gas company and has a private CPA practice as well.