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The Executive Board leads the state's organization of business teachers.  The officers of the board are installed in August during the annual Louisiana Association of Business Educators state meeting that is held in conjunction with the LACTE.  

The terms for the offices are for one year with the exception of the terms for treasurer, newsletter editor, and journal editor, whose terms are for two years.  The term for Southern Business Education Association representative is for three years.

The offices of president and president-elect alternate between representatives from the secondary level and the post-secondary level.  The LABE Executive Board usually meets three to four times a year in order to conduct the business of the organization.

President Past President President Elect
June Thompson
Zachary High School
4100 Bronco Lane
Zachary, LA 70791
Mona Bickham
Louisiana Department of Education
P.O. Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9604
Patricia Miers
LA Technical College Acadian Campus
1933 West Hutchinson Ave.
Crowley, LA 70526

Vice President





Daniel Prather
1109 Bayou Mallet Hwy
Eunice, LA 70535
Marilyn Gastineau
104 Verbena Circle
Lafayette, LA 70507
Genny Melancon
LA Technical College T.H. Harris Campus
111 Connie Drive
Arnaudville, LA 70512






Debbie Duplechain
1323 Ashford Cemetary Rd.
Eunice, LA 70535
Elvira Bobbitt
1701 Walnut Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
Caroline Malbrue
Opelousas High School
P.O. Box 826
Carencro, LA 70520

SBEA Representative


Post Secondary Rep - North


Post Secondary Rep - South

Karen Duplechin
Tara High School
9001 Whitehall Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Barbara O'Neal
LA Technical College Alexandria Campus
5311 S. MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71307
Theresa Wilfert
McNeese State University
P.O. Box 91815
Lake Charles, LA 70609

Secondary Rep - North


Secondary Rep - South


Editor - Bulletin Board

Elaine Garland
Natchitoches Central High
733 Whitfield Drive
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Susan Fontenot
W.D. Smith Career Center
200 18th Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
Elaine Garland
Natchitoches Central High
733 Whitfield Drive
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Editor - Journal of Business and Training Education


Committee Chairs

Betty A. Kleen
P.O. Box 2042
Thibodeaux, LA 70310


Auditing Committee - Tina Allen

Awards Committee - Mona Bickham

Constitution Committee - Susan Fontenot

Finance Committee - Treasurer, Genny Melancon

Legislative Committee - Travis Bush

Membership Committee - Karen Duplechin

Memorial Committee - Caoline Malbrue

Nominating Committee - Pat Miers

Public Relations Committee - Patricia Seal

Resolutions Committee - Laura Spencer



Last updated November 04, 2004
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