Rose Mary Sullivan
Rose Mary Sullivan served as a 4-H agent for 17 ½ years in LaSalle and Sabine parishes prior to becoming a volunteer in Sabine Parish.
As an agent, she was respected by peers as an outstanding and visionary leader serving on state advisory committees, implementing the Character Counts! Program in all Sabine schools and training numerous state winners at 4-H U and record programs. She served as camp and Challenge Camp manager.
As Sabine Parish chair for five years, she worked with the Police Jury to secure $365,000 in capital outlay funding to build the current Sabine Executive Office and Conferencing Center Complex that houses the parish LSU AgCenter office. Currently she is a 4-H Shooting Sports volunteer and works with volunteers to oversee distribution of backpacks to needy students every Friday sponsored by the Central Louisiana Food Bank.
She continues to provide programs for 4-H and FCLA, preschool and after school programs related to diet, health, and nutrition. As the Sabine food service supervisor, she works with the 21st Century Learning Grant, providing educational materials and healthy snacks to the after-school PALS program.
Rose Mary has taught religious education at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for 25 years. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the LAE4-HA Young Agent Award and the Louisiana House of Representatives Proclamation by Joseph Satter for 15 years of dedicated service to Sabine Parish.