LAC Leadership

State Co-Leads

Cynthia Bienemy, PhD, RN

Louisiana Center for Nursing

Denise Bottcher

Executive Director AARP


Core Leadership Team

The Core Leadership Team serves as a steering committee for the Louisiana Action Coalition. This group of nurse leaders and nurse champions sets the LAC goals and strategy and works with others across the state to implement the IOM recommendations.

Kenneth Alexander

Vice President
Louisiana Hospital Association

Kathy Baldridge, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAIPM

Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners

Doris G. Brown, MS, RN, CNS

Center for Community Preparedness

Benita N. Chatmon, PhD, MSN, RN

Louisiana State Nurses Association


Cindy Cobb, DNP, APRN, WHNP

Nurse Practitioner


Lisa Colletti, RN, MN, NEA-BC



Denise Danna, DNS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Chief Nursing Officer

University Medical Center New Orleans


Lisa Deaton, BSN, RN


Warren Hebert, DNP, RN, CAE

Chief Executive Officer
HomeCare Association of Louisiana



Karen Lyon, PhD, APRN, ACNS, NEABC

Executive Director 

Louisiana State Board of Nursing


Clair Millet, DNP, APRN, PHCNS-BC
RWJF/AARP Public Health Nurse Leader

Director of Faculty Development, Continuing Nursing Education and Entrepreneurial Enterprise
LSUHNO School of Nursing


Barbara L. Morvant, MN, RN


Katrina O'Con, DNAP, CRNA
Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Demetrius J. Porche, DNS, PhD, ANEF, FACHE, FAANP, FAAN

Dean, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center     School of Nursing


Terrie P. Sterling, MSN, MBA, RN


Louisiana Organization for Nursing Leadership


Brinda Williams-Morgan, RN, MN, APRN

Associate Director 

Patient/Nursing Service
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System

Campaign for Action

The Campaign for Action is working on both the national level and in every state, engaging with consumers, nurses, other clinicians, insurers, health care systems, employers, educators, funders, and public policy makers—all the stakeholders who need to be involved in system change.


Louisiana Action Coalition

543 Spanish Town Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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