Public School System Ties
Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville
A former school board member from Assumption Parish, his wife is also an educator and principal.
Rep. Dee Richard, No Party-Thibodaux
Former Lafourche Parish School Board member
Rep. Steve Carter, R-Baton Rouge
Former LSU employee; assistant athletic director.
Rep. Jim Fannin, D-Jonesboro
Served on the Jackson Parish School Board and was a former teacher
Rep. Jeff Thompson, R-Bossier City
Elected ULM student body president in 1987 and lettered in football; in 1989, he was development director for the campus.
Rep. Ed Price, D-Gonzales
Has 26 years of experience as a member of the Ascension Parish School Board. He previously served as president of the Louisiana School Board Association and chaired the LSBA’s legislative committee.
Rep. Gene Reynolds, D-Dubberly
Has served the public system since 1977 as a teacher and a principal at seven different schools and later through his employment with the Webster Parish School Board.
Rep. Terry Brown, No Party-Colfax
He taught in the Grant and Rapides parish school systems.
Rep. Patricia H. Smith, D-Baton Rouge
A former school board member in Baton Rouge and a former teacher.
Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe
Served as teacher, principal, personnel director and assistant superintendent of schools over a 41-year span in the Ouachita Parish School System.
Rep. James K. Armes, D-Leesville
Former member of the Vernon Parish School Board and former school bus driver.
Rep. Dorothy Sue Hill, D-Dry Creek
Has taught Home Economics at two high schools in her district for her entire adult life.
Rep. Henry Burns, R-Haughton
Former member of the Bossier Parish School Board.
Rep. Tim Burns, R-Mandeville
Instructor at Southeastern Louisiana University
Rep. Austin Badon, D-New Orleans
Workforce coordinator at Southern University in New Orleans; formerly employed by Nunez Community College.
Rep. Robert Billiot, D-Waggaman
Rep. Cameron Henry, R-New Orleans
Served one year as an appointed member of the Jefferson Parish School Board.
Rep. J. Rogers Pope, R-Denham Springs
Served 14 years as the superintendent of Livingston parish schools. Former teacher, coach, assistant principal and principal.
Rep. Hebert Dixon, D-Alexandria
Former member of the Rapides Parish School Board; one-time union representative for Louisiana Federation of Teachers; former teacher.
Rep. Regina Ashford Barrow, D-Baton Rouge
Certified national abstinence teacher.
Sen. Mack “Bodi” White, R-Denham Springs
Legislatively created the Central Community School District.
Sen. John Alario, R-Weswego
Former school teacher and education administrator.
Sen. Richard Gallot, D-Ruston
Former adjunct professor at Grambling State University.
Sen. Gerald Long, R-Winnfield
A football standout at Northwestern State who completed his education degree in 1966.
Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa
Former member of the Bogalusa City School Board; previous chairman of the Senate Education Committee and the Postsecondary Education Review Commission.
Sen. Francis Thompson, D-Delhi
Former Richland Parish School Board member; former assistant professor at University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Sen. Page Cortez, R-Lafayette
Former teacher and coach.