Our Board of Directors

2021 Board of Directors


Josh Darby - President (The Pathology Laboratory)

Melissa Padgett- Vice President  (Big Sister)

Vic Salvador - Treasurer (Retired Ward 3 Marshal)

Tiffany Abshire- Secretary (Argent Trust)

Kelly Miseles - Past President (Retired Army and Big Brother)

Dan Losey - (Retired P66)

Ed McGuire  (PSN Law Firm, Board Legal Counsel)

Kaitlyn Gallegos (Visit Lake Charles)

Erica Martin (City of Sulphur)

Erika Carlisle (Moffett Latter & Blum Realty)

Velika Hurst - (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana)

Anthony Celestine - (Office for Juvenile Justice, Calcasieu Parish)


A Little Time Can Make a Big Impact

NOTE: All names have been changed to protect the identities of the wait list children enrolled in our mentoring program. For many children in our community, having someone to spend…

Foster Grandparents of the Year 2016

In addition to their work with the children and families of Southwest Louisiana through its…

10 Years and 10,000 Memories

Big Sister Brenda is a southern girl. She graduated from Sulphur High School and grew…

One Big and One Not-So-Little

When Brad Ragusa was a kid in the early eighties, his mom pitched him an…