Board of Directors

CCOA Board Members & Executive Committee: 2024

Executive Committee

Janet Pringle


Georgia Blow

1st Vice President

Dottie Armand

2nd Vice President

Kathy Boyer


Dora Miller


Janet Fowler

Loreta Leavit

Sgt. Rodney Bradley

Board Members

Allie Allen

Carla Myers


Kadwyna Jackson

Marie Vazquez Morgan

Martha Westmoreland

Sherlynn Hall

Sue Cummer

Veronica Phillips

CCOA Executive Director

Monica Wright

If you are interested in becoming a board or advisory member, please contact Monica Wright at (318) 676-7900.

2024 Annual Membership & Board Meeting

January 22, 2024 @ 12 pm
St. Mark’s Cathedral Church
908 Rutherford Street, Garden Room
Shreveport, LA 71104
The public is invited

2024 Board of Directors’ meeting dates & location

St. Mark’s Cathedral Church
908 Rutherford Street, Garden Room
Shreveport, LA 71104

January 22, 2024 @ noon

March 25, 2024 @ noon

May 20, 2024 @ noon

July 22, 2024 @ noon

September 23, 2024 @ noon

November 18, 2024 @ noon


2022 Public Hearing & Community Meeting

November 21, 2022 at 10 am
Martin Luther King
Neighborhood Association
10 @ am
1341 Russell Road
Shreveport, LA 71107


November 28, 2022 @10 am
Billberry Park Community Center
1902 Alabama Ave
Shreveport 71109

December 1, 2022 @ 10 am
New Hill Congregate Site
8725 Springridge Texas Road
Keithville, LA 711047


December 8, 2022 @ 10 am
Valencia Community Center
1800 Drive
Shreveport, 71101


7.01 Meetings

All board meetings shall be conducted in accordance with the current edition of Robert’s Rules of Order, in which the rules are not inconsistent with these bylaws or revised statutory regulation.

7.02 Open Meetings

Meetings of the Council shall be conducted in accordance with R.S.42:1 et seq., the Open Meetings Law.

7.03 Agenda

The Board Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson, and/or the Director shall consult on the preparation of relevant agenda items for Board Meetings.

7.04 Regular Meetings

Regular Meetings of the Board shall be held at least six times a year according to a schedule determined by the Board.
The dates and times must be announced in accordance with the Open Meetings Law.

7.05 Special Meetings

The Chairman of the Board may call special meetings.
The purpose of the meetings shall be stated in the request.
Except in the cases of emergency, at least twenty-four hours’ notice shall be given.

7.06 Notice of Board Meetings

Notices shall be given by regular mail to each member at least five days before the date designated for such meetings.
The notice shall specify the place, date, time and business to be brought before the board.

7.07 Quorum

The presence of a simple majority of the number of Board members stated in the bylaws shall be necessary to constitute a quorum at any meeting of the Board and/or committee to transact business.
An act of a simple majority of the Directors attending a meeting when a quorum is present shall be an act of the Board.

7.08 Voting Procedures.

Voting will be conducted by a voice vote of “yea” or “nay”.
No member will vote by proxy.
Each member is to have one vote.
If the vote is not unanimous, the votes made by members of the Board shall be recorded by member’s name in the minutes of the meeting and as required by the Louisiana Open Meetings Law (R.S.42.5 et seq.)

7.09 Meetings of the Executive Committee.

The executive committee shall meet monthly and at such times as the President may deem necessary, or when requested in writing signed by a majority of the Executive Committee.