Guidance Team and Staff
LAPEN seeks to be an association for all Louisiana parent educators. The membership of LAPEN consists of any individual, organization, agency or business interested in the goals, vision, and mission of LAPEN.
LAPEN's work is guided by a Guidance Team.
LAPEN GUIDANCE TEAM
The Guidance Team consists of the immediate past Director of LAPEN and representatives of regions throughout the state, the National Parenting Education Network (NPEN), BrightStart, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), and the private/faith-based community.
Barbara LeBlanc - National Parenting Education Network
Kris Pottharst - BrightStart
Jacinta Settoon - Department of Children and Family Services
Michael Gaines - Private Practice
Evangeline Boudreaux - Regional Representative, Lafayette
Gatha Green - Regional Representative, Monroe
Sheri Hogg - Regional Representative, Lake Charles
Deborah Jones - Regional Representative, Baton Rouge
LaRhonda Coleman - Regional Representative, Bossier City
Anamaria Villamarin-Lupin - Regional Representative, New Orleans
Pam Wall - Regional Representative, St. Francisville
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Learn about LAPEN's history, activities and goals.
Director of Parenting Education
Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families