Foundation Staff

Erica Durousseau, MBA, Executive Director

The Foundation Board

Curtis Pellerin, President
President, Pellerin Laundry Machinery Sales

Monica Sylvain, Ph.D.,1st Vice President
Founder and CEO, Monica Sylvain Consulting LLC
Dedrick Sims, Ph.D., 2nd Vice President
CEO, Sims-Fayola Foundation
Harrison Golden, Treasurer
Attorney, Phelps Dunbar, LLP
Charlotte Jane Sawyer, Secretary
Relationship Manager, NFP

Florence André
Community Leader
Treva Brown, Ph.D.
Physical Scientist, NASA U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Valerie J. McGinley
Director of Planning and Management
Stephanie Davi-McNeely
Director of Development
ACE Mentor Program of America
Jennifer Fallon, Advocates Representative
Community Leader
Katie Hand
Community Leader, Former faculty member at Sci High
Darryl Holliday, Ph.D.
Director of the Food Science Program Chair of Biological & Physical Sciences
University of Holy Cross
Bennetta Horne
Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs Tulane University School of Medicine
Hermione Malone
VP, Strategy & Startups, American Journalism Project
Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D.
Interim Dean of the UNO College of Engineering Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of New Orleans
Carla L. Major
Assistant Vice Chancellor Human Resources & Professional Development
Delgado Community College
Mary Munger
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Psychotherapist in Private Practice
Kristen Nelson
Realtor, The Martzolf Group
Katherine Kleinpeter Raymond, Ph.D.
Professor of Practice, Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Tulane School of Science and Engineering
Monica Sylvain, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO, Monica Sylvain Consulting LLC
Rosemary Szlagi, Parent Liaison
Sci High, Director of Academic Guidance
Morgan Valerie
Communications and Marketing Director, French Quarter Fest Inc.
Ronn Woods
Owner, Chicken & Watermelon

Presidents Emeritus

Ellen Ball
Sybil Morial
Madalyn Schenk
Robert Sternhell, Ph.D.
Roy Weiner, M.D.

Ex Officio Committee Members

Barbara S. Beckman, Ph.D.(Gala Committee)

Sarah Martzolf (Development and Gala Committee)