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Westbank ARC News

On Thursday, July 13, the board of directors of the Westbank ARC, Inc. was installed by The Hon. Henry G. Sullivan, Jr., Judge, 24th Judicial District Court, Division M. Westbank ARC has been serving the needs of developmentally challenged and disabled individuals since 1957.

The Board of Directors (left to right): Jerry Daul, Secretary; Tony Buckley; Judy Sullivan; Richard Roper; Mitch Boyter; Celeste Norris; Mike O’Connor; Joseph Miller; George Wedge, Vice President; Charlotte Roussel, At-Large Representative, Judge Sullivan.  Seated: Peggy LeBlanc, Treasurer. Not in attendance were The Hon. Jackie Berthelot and Mary Fay Legnon

The staff of Westbank ARC, Inc., L-R: Julia Nickerson, Program Director; Tara Johnson, All-Shine Manager; Sherrell White, Program Specialist; Dr. Kathleen Rice, interim Executive Director; Dee Palisi, Chief Financial Officer; and Jennifer Price, Executive Assistant

Judge Sullivan and Frank Borne, Jr., Westbank ARC, Inc. President

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