About Friends of LPB

Friends of Louisiana Public Broadcasting, a nonprofit corporation operating to support the Louisiana Educational Television Authority, is organized to further the educational and cultural enrichment of all citizens and to assist in making the benefits of educational and public television programming available to all the people of Louisiana. Contact us! Show your appreciation for the quality educational and entertaining programs LPB brings you by becoming a supporting member or by renewing your membership. All the donations raised during the campaigns go to pay for the programming which airs throughout the year on the LPB network.

We appreciate every donation, and to say thank you, after selecting your donation amount, we would like offer you a gift from your friends at LPB. Check out all of our fantastic thank you offers in our online pledge area. Go to friends.lpb.org or just click the "Donate Now" button in the navigation bar above!

We accept all major credits cards on our secure donation forms. If you need to call in your donation: 888-769-5000. If you'd rather be billed, please call 1-800-272-8161, ext. 4214 or 225-767-4214, in the Baton Rouge area.
If you are an employee of one of our matching gift companies, your gift can be worth twice as much!

Our Staff

Terri Crockett

Executive Director

Charlene Moll
Director of Member Services

Kate Bradshaw
Member Services Coordinator

Board of Directors


Bill Blackwood
Baton Rouge, Chair

Rae Vasquez
Baton Rouge, Vice Chair

Dan Hare
Lafayette, Past Chair

Dr. Peggy Murphy
Shreveport, Secretary

Ann Wilkinson
Baton Rouge, Treasurer


Cheri Ausberry
Baton Rouge

Patricia A. Cran, M.D.

John Denison

Sloan Deumite
Baton Rouge

Bob Emmert
Baton Rouge

Donna Ewing

Sally Fenet
Baton Rouge

Jennifer Zundel Forest

Joey Haddad

Bo Harris

Seth Irby
Baton Rouge

Martha Juban
Baton Rouge

Anne Kennedy
Mer Rouge

Robert Levy
Baton Rouge

Laura Lindsay
Baton Rouge

Susanna Atkins McCarthy

Bettsie Baker Miller
Baton Rouge

Sondra Mott-Long
Baton Rouge

Willie Landry Mount
Lake Charles

Jodi Penn Rives

Jamie Schlottman
Baton Rouge

Carol Shadoin

Dr. Marshall Sommers-Gunn
Baton Rouge

Sue Weaver