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LAE Headquarters Staff

Meet the LAE staff.

Naila C. Holmes
Executive Director

Minette Carpenter
Coordinator, Governance Service

Margaret Sleeper
Director, Finance

Marcus Thomas 
Director, Government Relations

Director, Communications

Donna Thibodeaux
Associate of Membership and Affiliate Relations

Rosa Dupas
Associate of Membership and Affiliate Relations

Robin Lowry
Associate of Communications, Organizing, Training, and Technology

Dr. Suzanne T. Harris
Director, The Teaching and Learning Center  


Louisiana Association of Educators

LAE’s mission is to organize and empower educators to promote quality public schools, strengthen the profession, and improve the well-being of public school children across Louisiana.