Board of Directors
The Advocacy Center Board of Directors is a group of no fewer than nine people, at least sixty percent of whom are persons with disabilities or family members of people with disabilities. They come from every walk of life, throughout the state of Louisiana. Some are attorneys, social service providers, accountants, professors; several have no particular professional affiliation, but are people who have a disability or who are moms, dads and/or grandparents of people with disabilities. They come from various racial/ethnic groups and from every age group.
AC's Board membership is full a this time. But although there are currently no open positions on the Board, we are accepting applicants for our waiting list. In particular, we are seeking accountants and people with disabilities/family members of people with disabilities from the Northern and Southwestern part of Louisiana.
The Advocacy Center PAIMI (Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness) Advisory Council is a group of ten people, at least sixty percent of whom are people with mental illness or family members of people with mental illness. Council members come from across the state and from all walks of life. They come from various racial/ethnic groups and from every age group.
The PAIMI Advisory Council serves to help set priorities for the Advocacy Center’s programs, conducts outreach and trainings, and works with staff to improve the lives of individuals with mental illness.
The PAIMI Council welcomes comments from individuals with mental illness, friends, family members and professionals in Louisiana and applications for membership.