Charles Freeburgh, a member of the College’s Board of Trustees (BOT) since 2008, was elected Chair during the September 19, 2013 BOT meeting. Freeburgh, a native of Pearl, Mississippi, currently serves as the Vice President of Advocacy for Axiall Corporation. With over 35 years of experience in the chemical industry, he has served on many boards and committees, including the Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center Board of Directors. A bachelor of science in chemical engineering graduate from Louisiana State University, Freeburgh has served as chairman of the Louisiana Chemical Association and the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance, and as a board member of both the Louisiana Manufacturers Political Action Committee (LAMP) as well as the River Parishes Community College Foundation.
Freeburgh succeeds Steve Nathanson who has joined the Franciscan Missionary of Our Lady Health System Board.
New Board leadership also confirmed at the September meeting include Redfield Bryan, M.D., Vice-Chair, and Judge Luke LaVergne, a retired District Judge of the Baton Rouge Family Court, who will serve as Secretary.