About Us

We are a team of people absolutely committed to choosing kids over adults
and building a future for our city-parish in which all students receive an excellent education, and we’re ready to get to work.

Adonica Pelichet Duggan
Chief Executive Officer

Liz Smith
Chief Strategy Officer

Lauren-Brianna Fields
Director of Communications

Korey Ryder
Director of Governmental Affairs

Jade Miller
Director of Community Affairs

Shalini Gogawale
Operations Manager

Jennifer Hurst
Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Peters
Relationships and
Experience Manager

Yesenia Medina
Strategic Communications Associate

Kristen C. Smith