Meet our board and partners.


Louisiana Calling is a nonprofit organization supported by a coalition of passionate people and committed organizations from all corners of the state and beyond.


Board of Directors.


Thomas Turner

Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Turner Industries Group, Industrial Construction

Mike Palamone

Partner Urban Systems; WIC Board Member, Infrastructure Design and Construction, Greater New Orleans; River Region

Roy Martin

President and CFO, RoyOMartin; Board of Regents Chair, Forestry and Manufacturing, Central Louisiana - Alexandria


Stevie Toups

Sr. VP & CIO/ Turner Industries Group; LCTCS Board of Supervisors; LOFSA Board, Industrial Construction, Baton Rouge

Jane Arnette

South Central Industrial Association, Industrial Association, Bayou Region-Houma/ Thibodeaux

John Pisa

Vice President of Triad Electric & Controls Inc

Jorge Tarajano

President and CEO Pala Group; WIC Board Member, Crafts Committee Chair, Industrial Construction, Baton Rouge

Chas Roemer

President, Roemer, Robinson, Melville & Co; Former BESE Board Chair, Investments, Baton Rouge Board of Directors

Phillip Rozeman,M.D.

President and Co-Founder Cardiovascular Consultants; Blueprint Board Chair 2015, Health Care, Shreveport

Lee Jenkins

Vice-President, Performance Contractors, Baton Rouge Area Chamber Board and Chairman Elect; Louisiana Chemical Manufacturers Initiative.