The many mission-based programs and services of The Wellspring are under the direction of our Board of Directors, which represents a diverse cross-section of community leaders.




Next Board Meeting: 

Board meetings are scheduled for the 3rd Thursday of each month from 12 – 1:15 p.m. at 1515 Jackson Street, unless otherwise announced.

Rick Guillot, Chair
Cathi Cox-Boniol, Chair-Elect
DeLayne Donnell, Secretary
Aimee Buchanan, Treasurer
Judge Wendell Manning, Member-at-Large
Caroline Cascio, President & CEO

Board of Directors 

Cody Bauman, Melissa Ducote, Julie Emory, Charles Gardner, Dr. Florencetta Gibson, Herbert Guillory, Jack Gustafson, Bill Hendrix, Aimee Kane, Janie Milby, Nathan Neufang, Chris Thomas, Tammy Washington

Staff Leadership

Caroline Cascio, LPC, LMFT, Wellspring President & CEO
Jane Brandon, LPC, Chief Operating Officer
Valerie Bowman, MS, RSW, Director of Domestic Violence program and Family Justice Center of Ouachita Parish
Jacquiela Dorsey, M.Ed., M.P.A., Director of Big Brother Big Sisters of Northeast Louisiana
Lisa Longenbaugh, LPC, LMFT, Director of Professional Services
Christy Gwin, GMCP, Director of Financial and Administrative Services
Kristie Hodges, RSW, Director of Outreach, Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing
Cindy Roach, RSW, Director of Permanent and Transitional Housing