The Board of Directors for Morris Jeff Community School meet monthly except in June, July and December. Meetings are held in the school library at the 211 S. Lopez campus at 5:30 pm.

Please check the calendar for upcoming board meetings. Board meetings are open to the public.

To contact the board or any individual board member, please send email to

Board of Directors

William H. Payne, IV | Acting President
Associate, Jackson Lewis, PC

Blaine LeCesne | Vice President
Professor, Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law

M. Shannon Williamson | Secretary
Director, Learning Resource Center, University of New Orleans

Brandy Smith, CPA, CGAP | Treasurer
Director, Postlethwaite & Netterville

Lisa Amoss | Director

Reverend Irvin Bell | Director
Executive Director, Abundance of Desire

Maria A Newman Carrere | Director
Business Development Sales Manager, Liberty Bank & Trust

Jolene Jeff | Honorary Director
Center Manager, New Orleans Recreation Department

Dr. Leslie Lawrence | Director
Adult Psychiatrist, Integrated Behavioral Health, LLC

Richard Perque | Director
Attorney, Private Practice

Melissa Sparks | Director
Assistant Vice President, Talent Management, Oschner Health System

Board Agendas | Board Minutes | Committee Meetings


Patricia M. Perkins

Custodian of Public Records
Office: (504) 373-6258