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Paul Thomas,  SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Chief Human Resources Officer


(337) 482-2921

Lelanya Douet, PHR, SHRM-CP
Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer, Director, Human Resources Compliance and Equal Employment Opportunity Programs

Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Planning, Discrimination, Retaliation, and Harassment Prevention, HR Policy Development, Review, and Compliance.

(337) 482-1278

Charlene Hamilton
Director, Human Resources Operations
Employment, Personnel Actions, Employee Benefits, Workers Compensation.

(337) 482-6251

Michele Broussard

Director, Human Resources Consultancy
HR Business Partners, Employee Relations, Management Consulting, Workforce and Succession Planning.




Director, Talent Management and Organizational Development




HR Administration and Compensation Coordinator
Assistant to Chief Human Resources Officer, Job and Position Descriptions, Occupational Classification, FLSA changes, Hiring and Selection Policy and Procedures.


Susan Miller, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Learning and Development Specialist
Cornerstone Performance and Learning

(337) 482-6261

Corey Faul, SPHR
HR Systems & Compliance Coordinator
HR Technical Liaison, Reporting and Data Analysis,  HR Web Ambassador; ERP Co-Team Lead

(337) 482-6257

Vanessa M. Richard
EEO/ADA Coordinator

(337) 482-6258

Courtney Blanchard
Senior HR Business Partner

Divisions: Academic Affairs, Advancement, Athletics, President's Office (Campus Diversity, Internal Audit, Sustainability, University Events)



Taronsler Faye Cormier
Human Resources Analyst- C
Classified/Civil Service Employee Recruitment and Services Coordinator, NIRC Classified Employment Processing, Drug Screenings, Background Checks, Westaff (Temporary Service), Civil Service Eligibility and Compensation, Employment Inquiries, HRIS Reporting, Academic/Staff Vacancy Posting, HR Website Ambassador

(337) 482-6247

Shekethia Ryan-Williams
Senior Retirement Coordinator

TRSL/Lasers Retirement

(337) 482-6248

Teressa LeDay
Title IX Coordinator
Buchanan Hall, Room 116




Katherine LeBlanc
HR Business Partner

Carolyn Richards
Human Resources Analyst- C
Workers' Compensation,Verification of Employment (VOE), Cornerstone Requisitions and Unclassified Vetting, Background Checks, Degree Verifications


Malika Oubre
Senior Benefits Coordinator
Benefits, Insurance Plans, Flexible Spending (Formerly Cafeteria Plan), FMLA, Unemployment, and Garnishments






Ainsley Gary
Human Resources Analyst-A
Unclassified/ Faculty Employees Coordinator


Andrea Bonin
HR Business Partner





Chelsey Taylor
Human Resources Analyst- A

Graduate Assistants, Employment Services, Tuition Exemption verification, Temporary Part-time Vetting and Employee Coordination, Degree Verifications, Background Checks, HRIS Reporting, Student Worker Employment Processing, Temporary Account Access Processing, Volunteer Application Processing