Josette Gossen Abshire, Executive Director
Josette is responsible for the overall administration of the Association’s activities. She manages the staff and generally oversees the day-to-day operations of the Association. She works closely with the officers, Board of Directors and committees on all LBA programs and operations.
Cyd Cherrie-Anderson, Event Coordinator
Cyd plans events for the Association and Foundation. She brings her fun-loving spirit to Association events, socials and programs. She is also responsible for coordinating Foundation events and outreach programs as well as coordinating the efforts of the Family Law Section by organizing their meetings and events.
Marilyn Lopez, Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers Coordinator
Marilyn coordinates Access to Justice efforts on behalf of the Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers. She works closely with volunteer attorneys to help underprivileged members of the community find resolutions to legal matters.
Katelyn Guidry, Marketing Coordinator
Katelyn coordinates publicity efforts for the Lafayette Bar Association and Foundation. She uses her talents to create online and printed promotional materials for upcoming LBA events as well as formatting The Promulgator.
Katelyn also works alongside the Young Lawyers Section to coordinate events and meetings.
Kayla Perry, Executive Assistant
Kayla provides information management support to the executive director, and she also represents the executive director to others. She also greets visitors of the Lafayette Bar Association and assists them with the Law Library and the Mediation Center.