Shawna Nile Batchelor
Executive Director
[email protected]

Cameron Fultz
Project Coordinator
[email protected]

Erica Barrios
Community Development Coordinator
[email protected]

Arts Council Office

The Arts Council office is open Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM, often closed for lunch. As the nature of our business involves public events and community outreach, the office may sometimes be closed during regularly scheduled business hours. Please call ahead – 337-439-2787 – to ensure that someone will be in the office and able to help you.

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

Logan Fontenot, President

Randy Partin, Immediate Past President

Mitchell Woods, First Vice President
Woods Brignac Wealth Management

Jennifer Spees, Second Vice President
Louisiana Mortgage Associates

Caleb Waldmeier, Treasurer
Merchants & Farmers Bank

Amanda Donaldson, Secretary
City of Lake Charles

Jana Crain, Member at Large
Madison Crain State Farm

Ashley Chretien-Williams, Member at Large
Oasis A Safe Haven

Jennifer Jones, Member at Large
Sanchez Burke, L.L.C


Angie Manning, Visit Lake Charles
Mary Williams, Stone Craft Interior and Exterior Solutions
Robert Goodson, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury
Bailey Stark, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury
Meghan Fleming, McNeese State University
Allie Livingston, Lake Charles Memorial
Kristina Webster, West Cal-Cam
Alyson Antoon, Vamvoras Antoon
Aryca Bussell, Bauhaus Salon
Dr. David Chang, Ochsner Physician Partners
Tracy LeMieux, The Art Factory
Lindsay Taylor, CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital
Emily Dupin, Calcasieu Parish School Board
Andy Hutchins, Advanced Office Products
Caleb Walsh, Navarre Auto Group
Damien Thibodeaux, SWLA Independence Center
Grant Kelly, Bayou Technologies
Jess Theriot, Success With Jess
Jud Norman, Taylor Porter Law Firm
Lauren Pruitt, McNeese Cowgirl Kickers
Sean Hager, Self-Employed (Inventor)
Wendy Whelan, McNeese State University


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