Board of Directors

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is the largest nonprofit civil legal aid provider in Louisiana. Our team is guided by the following business and community leaders:

Mark C. Surprenant (Orleans Parish), President

Christopher Ralston (Orleans Parish), Vice President

Emma Dixon (Washington Parish), Assistant Vice-President

Jennifer Van Metre (Baton Rouge)Treasurer

Regina Joseph (Orleans Parish)Assistant Treasurer

Warren McKenna, III (Orleans Parish), Secretary

Lila Arsan (Lafourche Parish)

Mary Barrios (Livingston Parish)

Lauren Bridges (Jefferson Parish)

Ashley Greenhouse (Baton Rouge)

Vivian B. Guillory (Baton Rouge)

Kerrie Hart (Ms. Tammany Parish)

Dorric Middleton (Baton Rouge)

Brandt Lorio (St. Tammany Parish)

Ryan Ours (Baton Rouge)

Paul A. Tabary (St. Bernard Parish)

Claudette Warren (Orleans Parish)

Patrick Yancey (Terrebonne Parish)


Board of Directors Meeting Dates for 2020:

Meetings of the SLLS Board of Directors are open to the public, except for when the board goes into executive session. Be sure to check back often for board meeting announcements. Because of Covid-19, all meetings will be held remotely until further notice. If you want to join a meeting, please email and we will send you the conference call number.

September 2, 2020

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


December 16, 2020

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm