She selflessly worked Katrina for 10 years. Just as her mission in New Orleans was wrapping up, she moved here and has been working side by side with us and other non profits to create collaboration based on what she learned during her time working Katrina.
Our newest team member Andrea has been incredibly reliable at gathering up case notes from our case managers and recording them in CrowdRelief. Her efforts turn raw flood stories into campaigns for victims.
LeighAnn is an amazing PR person who’s effort connected us to writers with Baton Rouge Business Report and others and is organizing a fundraiser at Bistro Byrons to happen very soon. She writes our blog articles and press telling the story of flood victims.
Co-Founder, Chief Integration Officer
Melissa Adair has an extensive background in project management which provides the backbone of the infrastructure which is fundamental to what The Cajun Relief Foundation aims to do; disrupt the disaster relief process.
With experience in social media production and community management, her ability to tell a story via social media and leverage that skill to grow communities is unmatched. Additionally, Melissa is the co-founder of multiple online startups and has extensive knowledge in podcast productions, video productions and community building.
Melissa is the backbone of Cajun Relief Foundation and Crowd Relief. Without her efforts organizing people, resources, time, meetings and so many other things, nothing else would work. Tough to do and keep a smile, she has mastered it.
UX Designer/IT Support
Brock is an amazing asset who walked into our lives about 5 months ago. He is tech savvy, always on the job early and stays late to get it done. He’s the one who builds and manages our backend and web platforms and gets the call when a delivery is needed by an in the field case manager.
Lesley works selflessly every day to help victims. She worked phone banks for us, served with the shelter at home program and was there when one of our special campaigns needed her efforts to become whole.
Board Member, Secretary
Pat served in the Louisiana Army National Guard from 1971 to 1977, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. His education includes a Bachelor of Science degree from McNeese State University and a Juris Doctor from the LSU‑Law Center. He is an authorized agent for Stewart Title Guaranty Company, The Security Title Guarantee Corporation of Baltimore, and First American Title Insurance Company. Pat has developed expertise in the real estate industry throughout Louisiana in both the residential and commercial markets.
Pat presently serves by appointment of the Commissioner of Insurance on the Louisiana Title Insurance Advisory Council; is a consultant with LSU Office of Assessment and Evaluation and serves by appointment of the Louisiana State Bar Association to the Secretary of State’s Notary Study Committee. Pat was recently appointed to a panel tasked with reviewing the role of the Louisiana Notary Public and the legal services provided by non-attorney notaries, and currently sits on a committee of the Louisiana Law Institute reviewing the implementation of the use of electronic signatures, and the need for E-Recording and E-Notary statutes in Louisiana.
His commitment to the ongoing recovery efforts in Louisiana are embodied by his participation to serve on the voluntary board of The Cajun Relief Foundation as he lends his expertise and mentorship.
Jon is a contractor that runs the Cajun Navy 2016 Facebook page. His efforts have helped so many that it’s impossible to count. From installing hot water heaters, ovens and drywall to creating collaboration through his comments on Facebook.