Board of Directors

   Carl "Buddy" McNabb - Board President

 

Carl “Buddy” McNabb was born and raised in Houma, LA. He is married for 17 years and has three children, Jennifer, Michael and Zachary. Buddy is a graduate of Vandebilt Catholic High School and attended Nicholls State University for two years. He has worked in the oilfield for the last 33 years, currently working for Superior Energy Services as an account representative.
 Buddy is a former board member of TARC, Terrebonne Association for Retarded Citizens. Buddy recently became a board member with CASA of Terrebonne, Inc. after hearing great things about CASA and feeling that you never waste efforts when helping children. He also has a desire to be a part of a great organization and hopes to add one more person who cares enough to try. Buddy has been newly elected as Board President.

      Martin "Marty" Majewski - Board Vice President

 Martin (Marty) Majewski is a Marine Technical Advisor Team Lead Gulf of Mexico & Pipeline Offshore with Shell Shipping and Maritime Americas.

Marty sailed as a vessel Master on a variety of vessels ranging from logistics support to dynamically positioned subsea construction vessels supporting the Oil and Gas and maritime industries. He has held various shore side roles including Designated person Ashore and Capital Projects manager. He served as the Area Manager for GL Noble Denton’s dynamic positioning consultancy group prior to joining Shell in 2012 as a Marine Contract Manager supporting Shell’s Upstream activity in the Gulf of Mexico. He later moved into a newly created role of Operations Manager Material Movement in April 2014 supporting the Upstream operations in the Gulf of Mexico. He joined Shell Shipping and Maritime Americas in his current role in December of 2017.

 Stacey Martin - Board Secretary

Stacey Martin was born and raised in Houma, LA.  Stacey is married to Philip Martin and has two beautiful children, Jacob and Gabrielle.  Stacey is a graduate of Ellender Memorial High School and graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans with a Bachelor’s Degree in Rehabilitation Services.  Stacey is currently an Event Coordinator at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center.  Prior to this position, she worked at CASA of Terrebonne for 8 years, starting as an Advocate Supervisor, then Program Coordinator and ending her career with CASA of Terrebonne as the Executive Director.  While employed with CASA of Terrebonne, Stacey assisted and completed the task of getting CASA of Lafourche up and running as a separate 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Though Stacey left as an employee of CASA, she continued to educate the public and support CASA as much as possible. Becoming a Leadership Terrebonne graduate in 2015 encouraged Stacey to get more involved in the community.  There was no question as to where she wanted to contribute her time.  Stacey eagerly accepted the task of joining the CASA board in January 2016.


   Bonnie Naquin - Board Treasurer

Bonnie Boquet Naquin was born and raised in Bourg, LA. She has been married to Sherman for 11 years and has two daughters, Ella and Lydia. Bonnie is a 2003 honor graduate of South Terrebonne High School. She then attended Nicholls State University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 2007. During her time at NSU, Bonnie was an active member of Beta Alpha Psi, the national honor society of accounting. Bonnie currently works for a public accounting firm in Covington, LA where she performs audits for non-profit and governmental entities in Louisiana. Prior to this position, she was an asset management accountant for a large oilfield company in Houma, LA.

Bonnie became interested in CASA when a college friend asked her to attend the advocate training course. Bonnie completed the course and was sworn in as a CASA advocate in 2011. In her 6 years as an advocate, she completed 4 cases and advocated for 6 children. Bonnie was asked to join the Board in 2017 and she happily accepted the position. Bonnie’s passion and commitment to children, in addition to her 10+ years of accounting experience, make her a great fit for our Organization.

   William Bordelon Jr. 

William Bordelon Jr. was born and raised in Houma and graduated from Louisiana State University in 2011 with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance. He was a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, which honors select students around the world for academic excellence, leadership, and service. William has earned his Series 7 license and is an Associate Financial Planner for APT Financial Management here in Houma and Thibodaux. He is a board member of CASA of Terrebonne-Court Appointed Special Advocate and also Ducks Unlimited. He has a passion for the outdoors and an uncanny ability to communicate and relate to people of all ages.William became interested in CASA of Terrebonne when his Senior Advisor, Leo Pitre, asked him to come to a meeting and see what it was all about. Not knowing much about CASA, he quickly developed a passion for the organization and quickly joined the board and was nominated treasurer shortly after.“I hope to open the eyes to my generation and help them realize the struggles that so many children go through.” “I will get them involved and hopefully build a foundation for young people to start giving back early in life and continue giving throughout.”

  

    Leo Pitre 

Leo Pitre was born and raised in Houma, LA and is the father of 7 year old twins, boy/girl. Leo received his undergraduate degree and MBA from Nicholls State University. Leo owns Financial Planning Firms with offices in Houma, Thibodaux and Norco. Leo is the past Chair for the Heart Association and is the President of the Harrison T. Pitre Foundation. Leo has served on the CASA of Terrebonne, Inc. Board for 5 years, serving as Board Treasurer for 3 years, Board Vice President for 2 years and has served as CASA’s Board President for 3 years.  Leo became interested in CASA of Terrebonne when a former co-worker asked him to give a financial presentation to the board. Soon after, he was asked to join the board. Leo’s great love for children, extensive financial background and business contacts has been a great asset to CASA.

 

 Kathleen Duplantis   

Kathleen Bordelon Duplantis was born and raised in Houma, Louisiana. Kathleen completed her undergraduate work at Louisiana State University, where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Fraternity and Student Government. She continued her education, receiving her Master of Business Administration from Nicholls State University in 2015. Kathleen works at Blake International Rigs, LLC and is married to Jacques Duplantis. Kathleen’s favorite place to spend her spare time is Grand Isle where she enjoys relaxing on the beach with friends and family. Kathleen became interested in CASA of Terrebonne through her brother, William Bordelon.  “I think so many young people in our area want to get more involved in our community, but they are just not sure how. CASA is a great organization because they offer many fundraising events that attracts people of all ages who can come together to directly help the children in our community.”

               
 

                              Mary Guidry

 


   Patricia Floyd

 

 


 Merkle "Skipper" Kornegay 

Merkle “Skipper” Kornegay is a resident of Houma, LA since January 1948. He is married to the former Hilda Mayet since January 1966. Mr. Kornegay is the father of Elizabeth Fontenot, Kevin Kornegay (deceased) and Charles Kornegay and the grandfather of Taylor, Caden, Chloe and Troy. Mr. Kornegay is a retired Insurance Agent after a 28 year career in the insurance business. He previously served as President of the Terrebonne Independent Insurance Agent Association and as President of the Louisiana Independent Agents Association (1988). Mr. Kornegay is a former member, President and Kiwanian of the Year of the Houma Kiwanis Club. He is the former President of the Terrier Club at Vandebilt Catholic High School. Mr. Kornegay is also a member since 1969 and Past President (serving in that capacity for a total of 13 years) of the Terre Carnival Club – Krewe of Terreanians, King Terre L, father of Queen Terre XLII, and grandfather of the 2011 Queen Terre LXI. In addition, he is a former member of the Houma-Terrebonne Regional Planning Commission, member since 1973 of the Terrebonne Parish Jury Commission, campaign manager for Judge Timothy Ellender, Judge Randall Bethancourt and Clerk, I. Robert “Bobby” Boudreaux, former member of the Main Branch Advisory Board of the 1st National Bank of Houma and former member of the Board of Directors of the St. Mary Bank. Mr. Kornegay was brought to CASA with an interest in helping children. He started out with CASA in February 2006 as a volunteer, with later becoming a board member and Chair of the Fundraising Committee. Mr. Kornegay hopes to bring to CASA of Terrebonne a dedication to CASA’s mission and assistance in helping CASA financially secure.  

 

 

   

  Charles Brown Sr.

Mr. Charles Brown Sr. has been a resident of Houma, Louisiana for more than fifty years.  Mr. Brown has been married to his beautiful wife, Carolyn, for forty-two years.  They have two children, Atty. Charles Brown Jr. and Jennifer Brown-Journee, a mental health therapist.  Mr. Brown is a graduate of Southdown High School and attended Nicholls State University for two years.  Mr. Brown is also a Vietnam Veteran. Mr. Brown currently serves as board president of the Houma-Terrebonne Lions Club and served on the Medical Board at Chabert Medical Hospital for a number of years. Mr. Brown is an Elder at Beacon Light Baptist Church and is a member of the Blaine C. Clay Lodge #14 of Houma.  Mr. Brown has been a devoted volunteer at Southdown Elementary School for over twenty-five years. It was there that he discovered his passion for helping and mentoring children.  Mr. Brown has also been a foster parent for eleven years where he continues to follow the progress of all five children he and his wife cared for. Mr. Brown was introduced to CASA by an acquaintance who thought he would make an excellent addition to the organization.  Mr. Brown is truly honored to serve as a CASA board member. Mr. Brown believes the motto "success is not measured by the number of your accomplishments but by the lives you touch along the way."