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Board of Governors

Officers

 

The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors serves as the trustee and the administrative board of the LSMS and transacts business for and on behalf of the Society in the interval between full Board of Governors and House of Delegates meetings. All terms expire on December 31, 2017.
 
                    
   William "Beau" Clark, MD
Baton Rouge, LA
President

 

 


 Susan Bankston, MD

Baton Rouge, LA
President-Elect


Luis M. Alvarado, MD
Franklinton, LA

Immediate Past President

 


 
  

  Lawrence Simon, MD

Lafayette, LA
Vice President

  

Richard J. Paddock, MD
Marrero, LA
Secretary-Treasurer

Paul E. Perkowski, MD
Baton Rouge, LA

Speaker, House of Delegates
 


 
T. Steen Trawick, MD
Shreveport, LA
Vice Speaker, House of Delegates

  

  David Broussard, MD

Metairie, LA
Chair, Council on Legislation

 

 

  

 

 
 

 

 

 Board of Councilors
 
The Board of Councilors serves as an appeals board for member-to-member disputes that cannot be resolved on a component society level, reviews issues regarding medical ethics and acts as a liaison to the component societies and members in the district. Councilors serve two-year terms; odd-numbered districts elect new councilors in odd-numbered years and even-numbered districts elect new councilors in even-numbered years. To learn more about LSMS Districts, click here.
 
DISTRICT I
DISTRICT II
Juan Gershanik, MD (New Orleans)
Councilor
Richard Dickey, MD (Mandeville)
Alternate
Robert W. McCord, MD (River Ridge)
Councilor
Robert Chugden, MD (Metairie)
Alternate


DISTRICT III
DISTRICT IV
Allen Vander, MD (Thibodaux)

Councilor
Mark Hebert, MD (Thibodaux)

Alternate
F. Jeff White III, MD (Shreveport)
Councilor
Rick Michael, MD (Shreveport)
Alternate


DISTRICT V
DISTRICT VI
Ezekiel Wetzel, MD (Monroe)
Councilor
Adrienne Williams, MD (Monroe)
Alternate
Reece Newsome, MD (Baton Rouge)
Councilor
David Philip Fargason, MD (Baton Rouge)
Alternate


DISTRICT VII
DISTRICT VIII
Brian Gamborg, MD (Lake Charles)
Councilor
Yang-Tze Broussard, MD (Lake Charles)
Alternate
Lance E. Templeton, MD (Alexandria)
Councilor
Vacant
Alternate


DISTRICT IX
DISTRICT X
Anthony P. Blalock, MD (Lafayette)
Councilor

Roderick Clark, MD (Lafayette)
Alternate

Nick Viviano, MD (Covington)
Councilor

Vacant
Alternate
 
 Senior Physician

Trenton James, MD (Baton Rouge)

Member

Lynn Tucker, MD (Baton Rouge)

Alternate

  

Young Physician

Amberly Nunez, MD (Baton Rouge)

Member

Alicia Kober, MD (Baton Rouge)

Alternate

 

Resident/Fellow 

Ken Erhardt, MD (New Orleans)

Member

       Ryan Wisler, MD (New Orleans)

       Alternate

 

Medical Student

Alexis Rudd (New Orleans)

Member

        Daniel Harper (Shreveport)

        Alternate

 


 
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Louisiana State Medical Society

6767 Perkins Road, Suite 100
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Ph: 800.375.9508 | 225.763.8500
Fax: 225.768.5601

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