2020 Board of Directors
Janet Humphreys, President
Janet was born in LaRochelle, France, where her father was stationed with the US Army. Her family is from Batchelor, in upper Pointe Coupee parish, and at least five generations of her family are buried in the cemetery at St. Stephens Episcopal Church. She is a graduate of LSU, and was commissioned in the US Air Force through the LSU ROTC program. She spent 26 years in the Air Force and Air Force Reserve, stationed and deployed worldwide, and retired as a Colonel. Following retirement from the Air Force, she served as a civilian in the Dept of Defense, with a final assignment with the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She retired from the Pentagon in 2015. She returned to Pointe Coupee parish and purchased a home on the banks of beautiful False River.
Greg Lacour, Vice President
Aimee Moreau, Secretary
Aimee is a native of Avoyelles Parish and has lived in New Roads since 2005. She is a full-time speech pathologist in the Pointe Coupee Parish School System and race director for Louisiana Triathlon and River Roux Triathlon, as well as assisting with events for the board such as the Jazz Brunch.
Rose O'Rear, Treasurer
Bourg Langlois, Member at Large
Giles "Bourg" Langlois is a lifelong resident of New Roads. He is a graduate of Poydras High School and Louisiana State University. Active in the community as a well-known businessman since 1978, he started Bogart's Inc,, B&B Haulers, Bourg's Hardware, and currently Langlois' Grocery, Water Valley Development, Water Level Development and Vella Builders. He has served two terms on the New Roads City Council from 1981-1989. He is an active member of St. Mary's of False River Catholic Church and serves on the cemetery and building and maintenance committees. He is a member of the Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce. He is also a 23 year member of the New Roads Lions Club having served as a board member, two term treasurer and president.
Jeanne James, Member at Large
Blake Scheeler, Member at Large
Blake is a native of New Orleans and moved to New Roads after Hurricane Katrina. He is a graduate of Catholic High of Pointe Coupee Class of 2012, and a graduate of ITI Technical College Class of 2014. He served as past Vice President for 2 years.
Jimmy Duckworth, Member at Large
Born and raised in New Orleans, Jimmy has been a resident of New Roads since 2006.
Jimmy served in the U.S. Coast Guard for 33 years, retiring at the rank of Commander.
He is currently a 4th generation business owner, and is a founding board member of the National World War II Museum. Jimmy has also served as a board member for the Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation, and he is a Search and Rescue coordinator for the Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office. Jimmy's interests include running his New Roads Bed and Breakfast, vegetable farming, and crafting authentic english longbows.
Steve Bergeron, Member at Large
Steve Bergeron is a lifelong resident or New Roads. He is married to the former Mary K.Hebert who is also a lifelong New Roads resident. Steve is a graduate of Poydras High School and the University of Louisiana Lafayette with a degree in Business Management.
At that time he began to work full time in the family business- H.J. Bergeron Pecans. The business was begun by his grandfather in 1910 and continues today.
Steve served on the New Roads city council from 1989-1993 .He was a 40 year member of the new Roads Lions Club where he served as president and board member. He was also king of the 1996 New Roads Lions Club Mardi Gras . Steve is also a member of Louisiana Pecan Growers Association, National Pecan Shellers Association and National Cutting Horse Associations. The Bergerons are active members of St. Mary of False River Catholic Church.
Carlyn Morales, Member at Large
Carlyn Morales is a native of Baton Rouge and has lived in Pointe Coupee Parish since 2009. As a child, she was raised on the weekends at the Pelican Yacht Club on False River, where she raced sailboats with her father. She returned to Pointe Coupee Parish to raise her family in a small town community. She is the Conservation Coordinator and District Secretary for the Upper Delta Soil & Water Conservation District. Carlyn serves as Pointe Coupee Parish Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom Chair. She is also a founding Board Member of the Louisiana Women in Agriculture Conference. She has assisted the Historical Society Board with many events, especially the Harvest Exhibit and Live Oak Tree Tour.
Honorary Board Members
Noelie Ewing, Member at Large
Noelie was born and raised in New Roads and is a ninth-generation Pointe Coupeean. She is a
graduate of the LSU College of Education, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Art. Noelie has
always been active in her community - first as a teacher, then as a local business owner, and now as a
community volunteer. Noelie has assisted in the publication of more than five Pointe Coupee history
books and co-chaired numerous projects and art exhibits for the Pointe Coupee Historical Society.
Number of Years on Board: 8