Louisiana 211 Coordinating Council:

The Louisiana 211 Coordinating Council is an advisory board to all partners involved in Louisiana 211 and a division of the Louisiana Association of United Ways (LAUW). 

Created in the fall of 2006, the Louisiana 211 Coordinating Council’s mission is to work collectively to build the capacity of the state 211 network in order to link people and resources for a stronger Louisiana.  

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2019/20  Louisiana 211 Coordinating Council 


LOUISIANA 211 PROVIDER REPRESENTATIVES

LaVondra Dobbs 
CEO
VIA LINK/211

Jan Wawrzyniak  
UWNELA/United Way 211 Director
United Way of Northeast Louisiana/211

Chris Roy
Executive Director
232-HELP/211


Edy Addison
Director of Community Impact and Initiatives

Capital Area United Way


Denise Durel
President and CEO
United Way of Southwest Louisiana


Dr. Bruce Willson
President and CEO
United Way of Northwest Louisiana

LA. GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Amy Dawson 
Assistant Section Chief for Disaster Preparedness

LA. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Melanie Verzwyvelt
Staff Attorney

LA VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATIONS ACTIVE IN DISASTER

Jessica Vermilyea (Immediate Past- Chair)

Louisiana VOAD Manager Consultant
State Director, Lutheran Social Services Disaster Response

MEMBER AT LARGE

Kelly Pepper (Chair Elect)
President and CEO
Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations

MEMBER AT LARGE

Consumer Advocate
Tristi B. Charpentier (Chair)
Initiative Manager

Huey and Angeline Wilson Foundation​


LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF UNITED WAYS

Ex-Officio
Sarah Berthelot
President and CEO