Roster of Board Members + Staff

2023-2024 New Orleans Children & Youth Planning Board Members


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  • PARLIAMENTARIAN – Dr. Berre Burch, Clinical Director, Children’s Bureau of New Orleans (Designee for Charlotte Cunliffe, President/CEO)
  • Mary Ambrose, Chief Impact Officer, United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA)
  • Curtis Nelson, Deputy Secretary, Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice (Designee: TBD)
  • Chief Judge Ranord J. Darensberg, Orleans Parish Juvenile Court (OPJC)
  • Councilmember Lesli Harris, District B, (Designee: Alison Poort, Chief of Staff)
  • Carleen Hill, Child Welfare Specialist, Dept. of Children and Family Services (Designee for Leslie Lyons, Family Service Program Manager)
  • Asya M. Howlette, Director, Mayor’s Office of Youth & Families (OYF) (Designee: Jack Shaevitz, Deputy Director of Policy)
  • Keith D. Lampkin, Chief of Operations/External Affairs, Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office (DA) (Designee for Jason Williams, District Attorney)
  • Christine Lobre, Trauma & Resilience Strategy Lead, Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health (Designee for Dionka Pierce, Interim Data to Action Team Lead)
  • Emily Painton, Executive Director – City Librarian, New Orleans Public Library (Designee: Tamyka Miles, Deputy Director)
  • Kristen A. Rome, Co-Executive Director, Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (LCCR) (Designee: Ashley Hill-Hamilton, Policy Manager)
  • Tenisha Stevens, Criminal Justice Commissioner, Office of Criminal Justice Coordination (Designee: TBD)
  • Sunae Villavaso, Director, Office of Workforce Development
  • TBD, Juvenile Justice Intervention Center (JJIC)


open seats
  • Open, New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) and/or Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office


2021-2022 Youth Advisory Board Members

Youth Advisory Board Alumni Network & Friends

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  • Marneisha Gilmore, 2020
  • Rio Shattuck, 2020
  • L. Malik Shahir, 2022

CYPB Staff