Deniese L. Zeringue | 3/29/2011 12:28:02 AM
St. Charles Parish Advisory Leadership Council Meeting
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The annual meeting of the St. Charles Parish Advisory Leadership Council was held at the St. Charles Parish Extension Office located at 1313 Paul Maillard Road in Luling, Louisiana, on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Carolyn K. Schexnaydre, Parish Council; Stephanie Boudreaux, Council on Aging; Joyce LoCoco, Destrehan Library; Julie Faulkner, parish nutritionist; Mamie McMillion, 4-H volunteer leader; Gloria Miller, 4-H volunteer leader; Terry Authement, parish council; Susan Boudreaux, Director of Special Programs/St. Charles Parish Public Schools; Rev. Gary Bolden, Nelson Coleman Correctional Center; Pamela Owens Petit, 4-H Foundation; Charles Campbell, Farm Bureau; Edmond Zeringue, 4-H volunteer; Kenny J. Guidry, Parks and Recreation; Janice Beadle, VFC; Pat Anderson, VFC; Carol Babin, VFC; JoAnn Walker, RSVP/VFC; Ethel Tramonte, VFC; Jonas Augustine, JMG/4-H; Mary Ruth Christina, St. Rose Civic Association/VFC; Melva Champagne, RSVP/VFC; Rene’ Schmit, county agent; Kali B. Zammit, 4-H agent; Deniese Zeringue, FCS agent; David Pichon, county agent; and Dr. Wendell Lorio, invasive plants biologist.
Welcome and Introductions:
St. Charles Parish County Agent Rene’ Schmit extended a welcome to the Advisory Leadership Council and following introduction of members gave a presentation outlining the mission and role of the LSU AgCenter, including the purpose of the Advisory Leadership Council. Along with county agent David Pichon, a presentation was given on the parish extension programs in agriculture (ANR). Deniese Zeringue, extension agent for St. Charles Parish, presented information regarding Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) programs, including Financial Resource Management (FRM), Food and Nutrition (FNP), and Family Development (FD). Kali Zammit, 4-H assistant extension agent, presented information about 4-H youth development highlighting 4-H camp, the Junior Leader club, volunteers and activities conducted in the parish related to youth wetlands preservation.
Deniese Zeringue, extension agent, served as facilitator for the advisory meeting. Kali Zammit, 4-H assistant extension agent, served as recorder for the meeting. Members of the Advisory Leadership Council identified the following issues needing attention:
Family and Consumer Sciences
4-H Youth Development