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

Laura Wilkinson
Chief of Staff

Donnie Miller
Chief Program Officer

Lauren Leist
Director of Strategic Communication

Jennifer Peters
Relationships and
Experience Manager

Kisha Johnson
Digital Media Specialist

Kristen C. Smith

Jessica Traigle
Executive Administrative Assistant

Shanai Watson
Communications Intern

Briauna Williams
Summer LEE Fellow