The Authority comprises a 13-member board of commissioners, ten appointed by the Governor of Louisiana and three appointed by the Mayor of New Orleans. The gubernatorial appointees serve at the pleasure of the Governor, while the Mayor’s appointees serve four-year terms.

Russell W. Allen

President

James B. Cook

Vice President

Stephen C. Caputo

Treasurer

Jack P. Rizzuto

Secretary

Geri Broussard

Commissioner

James F. Capella

Commissioner

Edgar Chase, IV

Commissioner

David Ellis

Commissioner

Ralph Mahana

Commissioner

Desi M. Vega

Commissioner

Camille Whitworth

Commissioner

Eric Wright

Commissioner

Michael J. Sawaya

Executive Vice President