Control of Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services, Inc. is vested in a volunteer Board of Directors which has overall responsibility for the property, finances, and operation of the non-profit corporation. The Board is responsible for the selection and oversight of a President/CEO. The Chair of the Board, the President of the Corporation, all officers of the Board and Chairs of all Standing Committees of the Board serve as an Executive Committee which meets on call.


Ex-Officio Members

Effective July 1, 2019

Resident Bishop of the Louisiana Area – Rev. Cynthia F. Harvey
Conference Lay Leader and President Emeritus, LUMCFS – Mr. Terrel DeVille
President of the Conference United Methodist Women – Mrs. Marjorie Franklin
President of the Conference United Methodist Men – Mr. Mark Lubbock
District Superintendent of the Monroe District – Rev. Gary Willis
District Superintendent of the Shreveport District – Dr. Wybra Price
District Superintendent of the New Orleans District – Rev. Jan Curwick
District Superintendent of the Lake Charles District – Dr. Tom Dolph
Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church – Rev. Bob Deich
Pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church
President and Chief Executive Officer, LUMCFS – Mr. Rick Wheat

Regular Board Members

TERMS TO EXPIRE IN 2020
Mrs. Jeanne Browning
Mrs. Joanna Hauser
Mr. Billy James
Mr. Don McGehee
Mr. Matt Vincent
Ms. Joan Warren

TERMS TO EXPIRE IN 2021
Mr. Fred Banks
Mr. William “Dub” Henning, Jr.
Mr. Bill McIntyre, Secretary
Dr. Bryan Sibley
Mr. Robert Temple, Chair
Mr. Robert Tillery

TERMS TO EXPIRE IN 2022
Mr. John Allen
Dr. Ramonalynn Bethley
Mr. Steve Burkhalter, Vice Chair
Mrs. Jennifer Justiss Loe
Ms. Babs Mollere
Ms. Betty Rowell

TERMS TO EXPIRE IN 2023
Mrs. Evelyn Evans
Mr. Reid Falconer
Mr. Bill Goforth
Mr. Richard Lewis, Treasurer
Rev. Brian Mercer
Rev. Bill Willis

Lifetime Board Members

Mr. Chris Andrews
Rev. Bob Burgess
Mr. Terrel DeVille
Mrs. Rosemary Ewing
Rev. Dr. William “Bill” W. Hutchinson
Mr. Jimmy Love
Mr. Byrum Teekell

The Board is assisted by Board Committee Members. All Board Members also serve as Committee Members.