The Board of Directors
The Grand Opera House of the South is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of both respected business professionals and volunteer community leaders who share an interest in the arts and the cultural and economic vitality of Louisiana and who represent diverse areas of interest in business, marketing, education, tourism, the arts, finance, philanthropy, law and government who direct the organization in its mission. The Board of Directors serves staggered three year terms and provides oversight and policy direction to the organization.
Kimberly G. Gattle, Executive Director
Mark Miller, Technical Director
Paul “Jackie” Loewer, Jr., Chairman
Jerome “Jay” Suire, Vice Chairman
Brenda Core, Secretary
Carol “Chee Chee” Gielen
Lazar John “L.J.” Gielen
Percy Lee “Lee” Lawrence
Hurtis “Hans” Nelson
2016-2017 Junior Board Members
The Junior Board is a dynamic group of young professionals dedicated to volunteering their time, talents and energy to the greater good of The Grand Opera House of the South. Members have the unique opportunity to serve as advocates while advancing their personal, professional and leadership goals.