Advisory Council

The Department Advisory Council, a group that was instituted by the state legislature in the Grad Act law, is a group of advisors comprising representatives from academia, business and industry, and the local community. This group serves to help the department to be responsive to the needs of our stakeholders. The council meets once a year to provide feedback and ideas on current departmental issues and future challenges.

2016-17 Advisory Council members:

Jim Clinton Chief Executive Officer CENLA Advantage Partnership
Tony Davis President/CEO Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce
Tish Felts Communications officer Transocean (Houston, TX)
*Cheryl Garrett Dept. student Northwestern State University
Julie Kane Dept. faculty member, retired Northwestern State University
**Jim Mischler Dept. Head Northwestern State University
Carolyn Roy Editor The Natchitoches Times
Sherry Talton Of Counsel Jackson Lewis P.C. (Seattle, WA)
Marjorie Taylor Executive Director The Orchard Foundation

*Khirsten Doolan will serve as alternate.

**Ex-officio.