Grambling High Foundation

Grambling High Foundation Board of Directors

Dr. Birdex Copeland, President, is retired from Grambling State University.  Prior to his retirement, he served as Chair of the Department of Sociology and Dean of the School of Social Work.  Dr. Copeland holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Grambling State University, a Master of Social Work degree from Atlanta University and the Doctor of Philosophy degree from Kansas State University.  He is also Chairman of the Board of Director of the Shreveport Federal Credit Union, Chairman of the City of Grambling Economic Development Council and is a former City Councilman.

Lisa (Lee) Warren Morris, Vice President, is Senior Vice President of Underwriting and Development, Partners Advantage Insurance Services, LLC.  She is responsible for financial management and underwriting assistance for high-net-worth clients.  Ms. Morris previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Brokerage Engineers Advisory Group, Assistant Vice President, Underwriting at Partners Financial and Assistant Chief of Underwriting atAXA Equitable.  She is a 1987 graduate of Grambling High School and a 1991 graduate of Grambling State University with a B.S. in Accounting.

Katrina Boden, Secretary, is owner and operator of Superior Counseling Services, LLC, with offices in Shreveport, Ruston, Farmerville, and Bastrop, Louisiana.  She also owns and operates Superior Business Services, LLC and Superior Drivers, LLC.    Ms. Boden previously served as Executive Director of Helping Hands for Community Development in Shreveport and as a Teacher at Alma J. Brown Laboratory Elementary School in Grambling.  She is a 1991 graduate of Grambling High School and a 1994 graduate of Grambling State University with a B.S. in Elementary Education.  She earned her Master Science (M.S.) from Grambling State University in 1995 in Elementary Education.

Hollis Downs, Director, is retired after a career spanning 43 years with Lincoln National Corp. He retired as Regional CEO. Downs served District 12 as State Representative in the Louisiana House of Representatives for 9 years. He and his wife of 47 years Cathy are active members of Trinity UMC. A 1968 graduate of La Tech, Downs is an active alumni having taught classes, served on the Foundation board and in numerous other ways. His activities include a lifetime of civic, charitable, and mission work.

Rachael Johnson, Director,

Rhonda Pruitt, D.M.D, Director, is owner and operator of True Care Dental in Grambling, Louisiana.  Dr. Pruitt is a 1990 graduate of Grambling High School and a 1994 graduate of Grambling State University with a B.S. degree in Biology.  She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the School of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey in 1999.  Dr. Pruitt also serves as president of the Grambling Middle/High School Parent/Teacher Association (PTA).

Pamela Stewart, Director,

Eddie G. Robinson, III, Director,

Robert Wiley, Director, is owner and operator of Robert Wiley Consulting, providing tax advice and preparation assistance to individuals and businesses.  He also specializes in mortgage lending, accounting and real estate services.  Mr. Wiley previously served as Vice President of Commercial Loans for First Republic Bank/BancorpSouth, Ruston, Louisiana and First National Bank, El Dorado, Arkansas as well as a Bank Examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank.  He is a 1983 graduate of Grambling High School and a 1987 graduate of Grambling State University with a B.S. in Accounting.  In 1994, he earned a Banking Degree from Southern Methodist University, Southwestern School of Graduate Banking in Dallas, TX.   His wife, Susan B. Wiley is currently an instructor at Grambling State University.


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Grambling High Foundation, Inc is a Louisiana-Based 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

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