Community Action & Advisory Team (CAAT) Contacts

Across the state, community members and committed health professionals are teaming up for a healthier Louisiana. The Bureau of Family Health’s Community Action & Advisory Teams (CAATs) plan projects that support child and caregiver health. Participation is free and open to all. The regional CAAT contacts listed below can answer questions about ongoing projects, meetings, and membership.

Want to connect with a CAAT near you? Email any of the people listed here! They’ll point you in the right direction.

Statewide Contacts

Jennifer Bruney, MSN, RN
MIECHV Clinical Developer/Educator

Regional CAAT Contacts

OPH Region Parishes Contact Information
Region 1
New Orleans Area
Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, Jefferson Kristy Ferguson (MCH Coordinator) –
Rochelle Humphreys (MIECHV) –
Region 2
Baton Rouge Area
East and West Baton Rouge, East and West Feliciana, Point Coupee, Iberville, Ascension Rachel Purgatorio (MCH Coordinator) –
Region 3
Houma/Thibodaux Area
Terrebonne, St. James, St. Charles, St. John, St. Mary, Lafourche, Assumption Danielle Mistretta (MCH Coordinator) –
Melissa Gross (MIECHV) –
Region 4
Lafayette Area
Lafayette, St, Martin, Iberia, Acadia, Vermilion Debra Perna (MCH Coordinator) –
Barbara Miller (MIECHV) –
Region 4
Lafayette Area
Evangeline, St. Landry Debra Perna (MCH Coordinator) –
Angela Vidrine (MIECHV) –
Region 5
Lake Charles Area
Calcasieu, Beauregard, Allen, Jefferson Davis, Cameron Jade Marler (MCH Coordinator) –
Sheila Schuetz (MIECHV) –
Region 6
Central Louisiana
Rapides, Vernon, Avoyelles, Grant, LaSalle, Catahoula, Concordia, Winn Kayla Livingston (MCH Coordinator) –
Ashley Thomas (MIECHV) –
Alyson Smith (MIECHV) –
Charlotte Ainsworth (MIECHV) –
Region 7
Northwest Louisiana
Webster, Claiborne, Bienville, Caddo, Bossier, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine Shelley Ryan-Gray (MCH Coordinator) –
Raavin Evans (MIECHV) –
LaErica Williams (MIECHV) –
Barbara Rogers (MIECHV) –
Wendi Barnette (MIECHV) –
Marissa Deen (MIECHV) –
Region 8
Northeast Louisiana
Ouachita, Union, Lincoln, Jackson, Caldwell, Morehouse, Richland, Franklin, Madison, Tensas, East and West Carroll Sara Dickerson (MCH Coordinator) –
Amanda Field (MIECHV) –
Nikki King (MIECHV) –
Amanda Rawson (MIECHV) –
Region 9
Northshore Area
St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, St. Helena, Washington, Livingston Marty Hennegan (MCH Coordinator) –
Kristen Mitchell –
Alison Blades (MIECHV) –