Board of Trustees & Staff

A Board of Trustees whose members are appointed to six-year terms by the Mayor-President of East Baton Rouge with concurrence of the East Baton Rouge Parish Metropolitan Council governs the Authority. The Parish Attorney and the Director of Finance serve as ex-officio members.

CAFA's Board of Trustees


  • Valerie Schexnayder, Chairperson

  • Dennis Blunt

  • Astrid Clemens

  • Helena Cunningham

  • Russell L. Mosely, Secretary/Treasurer

  • Sharon Perez

  • Blaine Grimes, Vice-Chair

  • Cheri Ausberry

  • Jason Thrower


  • Office of the Parish Attorney

  • Office of the Parish Director of Finance


Mark Drennan

Mark Drennen,
President and CEO
Phone: 225.771.8567

Vickie Theriot

Vickie Theriot,
Executive Vice President
Phone: 225.771.8567

Kristin Delahoussaye

Kristin Delahoussaye,
Business Development
Phone: 225.405.2049

Bridgette Homer

Bridgette Homer,
Business Development
Phone: 225.999.2399

Connie Meyer

Connie Meyer,
Sr. Executive Assistant

Phone: 225.771.8567

Stephanie Wade

Stephanie Wade,