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Speakers are available for club meetings on a variety of topics. Those wishing to be listed in the speaker's bureau should send to the website manager ( a file in a Microsoft Word format describing their name, their Rotary affiliation, the topics they are qualified to speak on, their credentials, and their contact information.

Possible Foundation Speakers
Ace Necaise, DRFC,

Greg Lier, Grants Chair,

Steve Howard, Global Grants Chair,

Bob Vaughn, District Grants Chair,

Don Bryan, Endowment Fund chair,

Kathie Short, Annual Fund Co-chair, 

Brian Hall, PHS Chair,

Neil Alford, past Foundation Chair,
Speakers Suggested by Rotary Clubs
Rotary Club of LaPlace

Paul Aucoin, Port of South Louisiana, contact number 985-652-9278


Walter J. Krygowski, Louis Armstrong Airport Acting Director of Aviation, contact through Gina at 504-628-0224


Melissa Matley with the State Police, Troop B (very entertaining and informative) contact 504-471-2780


Steve Barney, Bay St. Louis Creative Arts Center,  Steve is known as the Mad Potter of Mississippi.                                                        
Shad White, 42nd State Auditor of Mississippi.  Logan Reeves, Media Relations Mississippi Office of the State Auditor, Office:             (601)-576-2639, Cell: (601)-813-882
George Cole, IP Casino Resort, Director of Race & Sports Betting.  228-436-300
Angela Singletary, Habitat for Humanity.  228-678-9100
Richmond Vincent, Executive Director, Goodwill Industries.  228-207-4731
Joel Smith, District Attorney.  228-467-6631
Clay Williams, Executive Director, Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport.  228-863-5951
Jonathan Daniels, CEO MS Port Authority – Gulfport.  228-865-4300
Gen. Joe Spraggins, Executive Director, Department of Marine Resources.  228-374-5000
John B. Miller, Biloxi Police Chief.  228-273-1088
David Ishee, Mississippi Supreme Court Justice.  601-359-3694
David J. Kimmel, President & CEO Mississippi Aquarium.
John Meynardie, US. Attorney.  Opiod Epidemic         
Daniel R. Brown, Superintendent, Gulf Islands National Seashore.  850-934-2600
Emma Cochran, Manager, MS Oyster Gardening Program.  251-438-5690
Rebecca Ladnier, US Forest Service.  601-528-6169
Lana Stevens, Community Educator, Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency.   504.837.3355 x212 (office), 504.250.7137 (cell).
Katie King, Development Manager, Humane Society Of South Mississippi.   Katie@Hssm.Org   228-822-3802.
Milton Segarra, Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast Executive Director.   Cindy Calvit, Cindyjo@Gulfcoast.Org, 228-388-7446.
Andrew Ward, New Orleans Riverbend Rotary, Advocate, Academic, Performer.   Revandrewward@Gmail.Com.         
Brian Lamar, Gulfport Naval Construction, Battallion Public Affairs Officer.   Brian.Lamar@Yahoo.Com,   831-241-1339.
Blake Kaplan,  Sunherald Executive Editor.   bmkaplan@sunherald.
Wes Brooks,  Dubard School, University of Southern Miss, Development Coordinator.    Wes.Brooks@Usm.Edu, 601-596-6000.
Donald Scharr, Harrison County Utility Authority Executive Director.  228-868-8752
John Majure,  Biloxi Police Department, Community Relations.
Judge Sandy Steckler, Harrison County Chancery Court Judge.
Trang Pham Bui, Harrison County Schools, Public Affairs Manager.   Tphambui@Harrison.K12.Ms.Us.
Jerry Creel, City Of Biloxi Community Development Director.
Michael Dickinson,  Rescue 100 Attorney.         
Mark Isaacs,   Solar Together/Steps Coalition.                          
Mary Wesche,  Ms Gulf Resort Classic,  Community Manager              
Mike Leonard, City Of Biloxi                    
Commander Jenkins,  Gulfport Naval Construction Battallion Commander         
Tom Mims,  Gulf Coast Rescue Mission, Executive Director.   Office@Gcrm.Us,   228-388-3884.
Chevis Swetman, The Peoples Bank,  President.            
Judy Steckler,  Land Trust Of The Mississippi, Coastal Plain Executive Director.
Woody Bailey,  Cruisin' The Coast, Chairman.         Stevet@Pwlcpa.Com     
Leslie Henderson, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Co-Owner.,  228-697-1111.     
Debra Bryant,  Office Of The Governor,  State Of Mississippi, First Lady.
Dr. William Curtis,  Citizens' Climate Lobby.    Wmgorenflo@Yahoo.Com, 228-447-3952.
Judge Melvin Ray, Harrison County, Justice Court Judge.        
Kevin O'brien, Ohr-O'keefe Museum Of Art Executive Director, 228-374-5547.
Adele Lyons, Ms Gulf Coast Chamber Of Commerce CEO. Alyons@Mscoastchamber.Com,  228-604-0014.
Doug Walker, WLOX-TV, News Reporter.              
Jeff Ragusa, Keesler Air Force Base, 403rd Wing Lt. Colonel.
Thomas Broadus, The Focus Group, Director Of Interactive And New Media, 601-506-5392.
Sarah Thomas, Current NFL Referee from Pascagoula
John Rice, Representative from the National WWII Museum
David Kimmel, Director of the new Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport
John Dowdy, Director of Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics
Dickie Scruggs, Second Chance Organization
Milton Segarra, CEO Visit MS Gulf Coast Tourism Commission
Shad White, Mississippi state auditor
Buddy Graves, Regional Director, Salvation Army
Dickie Scruggs, Second Chance Mississippi
Sam Branch, Billy Graham Evangelist Association  Former Alabama Associate Athletic Director
Mary Dryden, City Councilwoman
Brad Thouchstone, State Representative
Martha Allen, Executive Director Extra Table
Sam Britton, Public Service Commissioner
Sandy Rosenthal,,
Darlene Cusanza, CEO, Crimestoppers,
Annlisa Kelley, Jedco, 504-875-3918
John Hopper, City Park-New Orleans,
Margaret Ether, CASA Jefferson, 504-533-8757,
Gail Yeadon, Friends of Rivertown, 504-214-7675
Jennifer Kelley Killian, Louisiana Hospitality Foundation, 504-913-5980
Lana Stevens, Louisiana Organ Procurement Agncy (LOPA),
Ashley Perrot, Angel's Place, 504-455-2620
Jim Rosato, Cristo Sana/Christ the Healer, 504-621-3752
Zach Frigo, Kenner United/Kenner Clean Up, 504-321-3103,
Jeff Briscoe, Camp Challenge,
Dr. Lamar Neal, Retired history/ law professor.  Can deliver very interesting programs on anything Politics, legal or history related.    601 479 7524 
Anthony Lawrence, District Attorney, Jackson, George and Greene Counties. Programs on the types of criminal activity present in the area.  228-769-3045
Andrew Ward, HIV Awareness Music Project,
Ricky Templet, Jeff Parish Council.   Contact Terry Talamo,
Mark Romig, N.O. Tourism Marketing Corp., 
John Schroder,  La. State Treasurer.
Tom Kennedy, N.O. Medical Mission Services, 
Marc Ehrhardt, Grow La. Coalition.  Contact Laura Aviles, 
Dylan Tete, Bastion Veterans Community,
Prof. Chris Fettweis, Tulane Political Scientist,
Dr. Rebecca Gee,  La. Dept. of Health. Contact Kelley Finwall, Kelley.Finwall@LA.GOV.
Jim Cobb, attorney, author,
Mary Claire Landry,  N.O. Family Justice Center,
Kathleen Randon,  Childrens Hospital,
Lee Zurik, WVUE News,
Dr. Janet Zadina, Brain Health,    
Alexandria Taylor-Barial,  Literacy Council   ESL   228-762-2814.
Tee McCovey, Jackson County United Way and Board Chair for Our Dailey Bread. Member of Laurel Rotary.
Mike Ezell, Jackson County Sheriff.
Jeremy Anderson, State Representative. Youngest rep in Mississippi.
Sue Wright,  Past President, RC Moss Point, Director of Economic Development for Moss Point.
Keith Davis, Chief of the Marine Patrol, division of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.
Jaimee Dorris, Ms. Congeniality,
Bill Curtis, Citizens’ Climate Lobby.
David Kurre, Special Agent Naval Criminal Investigative Service, DAVID.KURRE@NCIS.NAVY.MIL.
Jim Foster, Gulfport/Biloxi Airport.
David Scharr, Harrison County Utility Authority.
Evelina Shmukler, Burnett-Moore Community House,;
Mary Graham, President of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College; Tracey Walters,
Samantha Walley/Sofya Artamonoya/Elizabeth Van Sant, Rotary Youth Exchange.
Maryanne Hebious, USM,
Shelby Fox, Knight Nonprofit Center,
Dr. Carla Evers, Superintendent Pass Schools and Robotic Team,
Jennifer Williams, Catholic Charities Biloxi,
Jeanne Herren, CASA,
Gabrielle Rose, Long Beach-Pass Christian Chamber,
Becky Ginn/Angela Singletary, Habitat for Humanity.  Lindsay Freise,
Dannis Houck, Coast Episcopal Principal.
Rupert Lacey, Harrison County, Michelle Watt,
Dr. Steven Miller, USM Vice President,
Scarlott Moore, March of Dimes,
Mary Gorminger,  VA,
Shelly Killeen/Leslie Bullett, Cat Island Cookies, and
John Dane III, US Marine Corps, Olympian, business owner,
Rabbi Akiva Hall, Chabad Gulf Coast,
A.P. Guizerix, Jr., “Our Flag.” Cell# 601-347-3453, .