2017 Board of Directors


President 

Tulin Melancon , LSUS

Has sixteen years of higher education experience as a faculty and an administrator. Online and face to face adjunct faculty member in various universities such as Park University, UOP, ERAU, Minot State, and Webster University. Teaches online and face to face classes in Business, Human Resource Management and Management disciplines. Currently the Director of Conferences & Institutes at LSUS Continuing Education Department.

Lead Faculty Chair for College of Business for University of Phoenix and teaches undergraduate and graduate level classes at local Shreveport/Bossier campus. As a lead faculty, review associate faculty courses , conduct performance reviews, provide feedback and mentorship. Offer workshops to students and faculty. Adjunct professor at the University of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Senior Online Instructor at Park University. Taught face to face and online classes about 15 years. 

Gained her accounting experience from Ankara Hilton International and Arkansas Federal Credit Union. MOS Certified instructor. Certified Online and EagleVision Instructor. Taught online classes with eCampus, Blackboard, Moodle and Canvas LMS systems.

As the Director of IWTP, wrote & coordinated Incumbent Worker Training Program grants for six years. Her goal is to complete her PhD in two years in Business Administration. She completed six courses with Northcentral University.

Specialties: Online & face to face instructor, computer software trainer, facilitator, trainer, EagleVision instructor,  training and faculty development, mentor, coach, administrator, grant writer, higher education, distance & blended learning, higher education, networking, grant writing, banking, hospitality & volunteering work.


 


Robyn Fawley,  Past-President 

McElroy Metal 
318.752.5038 
rfawley@mcelroymetal.com
 

Robyn is employed as an HR Generalist for McElroy Metal, where she celebrated her fifth year of employment this year.  In this position, Robyn is responsible  for recruiting, employee relations, managing the company’s drug free workplace program, DOT compliance, as well as many other HR functions.  In previous employment, Robyn was the Director of Administration at the Philadelphia Center in Shreveport, LA and served in an accounting role for Rotobrush International in Grapevine, TX.  Robyn is a national and local member of ASTD and SHRM and is currently serving on the Board of Directors for both organizations. In 2014, Robyn was also appointed by Mayor Glover to serve on the WIB Board for the City of Shreveport (Workforce Investment Board).  Robyn has earned her SHRM -CP certification as well as her PHR from the HRCI Institute and holds a Certificate in Non-Profit Administration obtained from LSU-S.  She has her Bachelor’s degree in Business and Human Relations through Ashwood University. And is currently working towards her Masters in Human Resources through Indiana Tech.
When Robyn is not working, attending class, or studying she is actively involved in her church.  She enjoys reading, home decorating/remodeling, and spending time with her family (especially her four grandchildren).

 

Bonnie Dubin,  President -Elect

Bonnie Dubin is the WK Career Institute Program Coordinator and has 20 years in the corporate training field. Bonnie is an Author, Public Speaker, and an Athena and Jefferson Award winner. As well she is a member of both the local and national ATD and a member of NSA. Bonnie is married to her husband Stuart and has three grown children and three grandchildren.

 


Treasurer
Bill Wolfe
LSUS

   
Secretary-Julie Ashbaugh 
 
 

      Program Chairs           

 

Eydie Comeaux

 


Eydie Comeaux is a graduate of the University of the South, Education for Ministry Program in Austin, Texas.  She has authored two books, "A Parent's Book of Uncommon Prayer", and a book on forensic interviewing of children titled "Shelby Has a Secret".  As the Director of Training and Development for the Willis-Knighton Health System, Eydie brings 30 years of work experience in business management, counseling, teaching, workshop presentations, retreat leader, and speaking.  One of her proudest community achievements was being the recipient of the 2009 Bossier Athena Award and Volunteer of the Year Award for Volunteers of America.  She is the proud mother of six sons, eight grandchildren, and is married to Fr. Andrew Comeaux, an Episcopal priest.

     Membership Director   
 
       AJ Brundrett

 
 
 
 
  
 Website Director 
    Teresa White
Barksdale Federal Credit Union Teresa has worked for Barksdale Federal Credit Union for 8 years, and is currently the Head Teller at the Ellerbe Location.  Teresa is from Colorado and has been in Shreveport for the last 8 years.  She has 4 children and 4 grandchildren.
   
 
    

   
   
 
Program Director -Dana Jacobs
 




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