Cassidy Ainsworth
Department of Children & Family Services                            

Cassidy Ainsworth is a 2021 graduate of Belhaven University and recently graduated from her year of service as a CityYear Baton Rouge AmeriCorps Member. Before her time with CityYear Baton Rouge, she served the Greater Baton Rouge community through mentoring teens and community outreach projects as a Boys and Girls Club AmeriCorps Member. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Leadership with a concentration in Public Administration from Belhaven University. In her spare time, she teaches Sunday school at Miracle Place Church and visits with family and friends. 





Logan Berthelot
Department of Transportation & Development

Logan Berthelot, a native of Brusly, Louisiana, is a first-year graduate student in LSU’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program. He received bachelor’s degrees in International Studies and Economics in May 2022 with College Honors. Previously, he has served as the Director of Budget and Analytics for Project 225, the LSU Ogden Honors College’s student-led volunteer organization. He has also held various appointments to boards and councils within LSU’s student government. As an undergraduate student, he was named a Louisiana Service and Leadership Scholar and has conducted research into some of Louisiana’s most pressing issues, including poverty and coastal erosion. Currently, Logan works as a graduate assistant in LSU’s MPA program.






Roberto Carreras
Louisiana State Police

Roberto Carreras is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is a senior at LSU’s E.J. Ourso College of Business, majoring in Finance. He is a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity and has earned membership in either the President’s List or Dean’s List every semester since his entrance into the university. Roberto has worked as a Secondary Mortgage Market Intern at Assurance Financial and as an Actuarial Intern at the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation. In addition to working in financial-related fields, Roberto spends his free time researching cybersecurity and computer science, where he hopes to enter into a career in a related field upon his graduation.





Oliver Craddock
Louisiana Economic Development

Oliver Craddock is a Lafayette native and a rising junior at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. He is triple-majoring in Economics, International Studies, and Political Science and is a starting linebacker on Hopkins’ football team. Oliver is also a founding member and Vice President of Blue Jays for Baltimore, a non-profit organization focused on supporting the academic, social, and athletic development of Baltimore’s youth.





Matthew Delatte
Governor's Office of Communications

Matthew is a rising senior at Louisiana State University from Thibodaux, Louisiana. He is an Ogden Honors College and Manship School student majoring in mass communication with a concentration in political communication and a minor in political science. He currently serves as the president of Geaux Vote LSU and an associate justice on the LSU Student Government University Court. He previously served as the chief of staff of the Student Government, as well as a member of the Student Senate. This year, he has worked as both an intern for the Louisiana Office of Broadband Development & Connectivity and as the Louisiana representative for Civic Influencers, formerly known as the Campus Election Engagement Project. After graduation, Matthew plans to attend law school.





Lizeth Tobias-Garcia
Governor's Office of Communications

Lizeth Tobias- Garcia is from Cut Off, Louisiana, and attends Nicholls State University, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Criminal Justice. She currently serves as President of Alpha Psi Lambda, a Latino Co-ed Fraternity, and Vice-President of the League of United Latin American Citizens. She is an English-Spanish translator for the Department of Mass Communication of Nicholls State and a member of the UL System’s Educational Equity Initiative, as well as a partner with NYU Law Civil Rights Clinic and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. She previously served as the Director of Student Rights and Grievances in Student Government and is a member of the Pre-Law Society, Legacy Leaders, and the Nicholls Orientation Team. After graduation, Lizeth plans to attend law school.






Colby Hebert
Board of Regents

Colby Hebert is from Lafayette, Louisiana, and is a senior at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he is majoring in political science with a minor in history. Colby currently serves as the UL Lafayette Student Body President and works as a Policy and Governmental Affairs Intern with the University of Louisiana System. Colby is an active member of Greek Life where he served as the Sigma Chi 2022-2023 Chapter President, 2021-2022 Secretary, and 2023 Sigma Chi Fraternal Government Relations Coalition representative. Colby previously served as the Student Government Association Vice President and the Athletics Student Support Organization President. After graduation, Colby plans to pursue a master's in public administration.





Amina Mitchell
Governor's Office of Disability Affairs

Amina Mitchell is from Dallas, Texas, and is a junior at Southern University and A&M College majoring in Rehabilitation Services. She was born hard of hearing and wears bilateral hearing aids to hear. Throughout her time at the university, she has been involved in several organizations, such as First Year Experience/ University College Ambassador, NAACP, Mental Milestone Association, SUSRA (Southern University Student Rehabilitation Association), Top Jags, and ASL on The Bluff. She’s the founder and current president of ASL on The Bluff, an American Sign Language organization on Southern’s campus, which she founded to give students the opportunity to learn American Sign Language. 





Katelyn Schneider
Department of Corrections

Katelyn Schneider is a senior at Louisiana State University in Shreveport pursuing a major in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. Katelyn is the second-term President of the Student Government Association and Student Organization Council and was elected Chair of the Council of Student Body Presidents. She is an active member of the Alpha Chapter of Lambda Nu Chi Sorority and served as an Orientation Leader and Vice President of Catholic Collegiate Ministries.  







Gabrielle Stevens
Governor's Office of Community Programs and Planning

Gabrielle Stevens is a Lafayette native and rising senior majoring in therapeutic recreation and leisure studies, with a minor in psychology at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge. She is a first-generation college student that currently serves as the President of the Association for Women Students. She previously served as an Inaugural Presidential Fellow representing the Southern University System of SUBR. She is Chairwoman of the Health Committee within the Southern University chapter of the NAACP and an active member in the Student Government Association, Jaguar Ambassadors, First Year/Second Year Experience Peer Mentors, Orientation Student Leaders, Geaux Team, University College Ambassadors, Resident Life, and Housing Queen, and SU Volunteers.





Bettina Trumps
Office of Juvenile Justice

Bettina Trumps is a Crowley native and a recent graduate of LSU-Eunice with an associate degree in General Studies. She served as Miss LSU-E and Student Body President 2022-2023. She will further her education at LSU in the fall, majoring in Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Business. Her career goal is to have a nationwide mental health therapy corporation.





Harun Vemulapalli
Louisiana National Guard                           

Harun Vemulapalli is from Prairieville and attends the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is majoring in Political Science and Data Theory, and minoring in Film Studies. With an interest in international relations, he writes for the Bruin Political Review, a political science journal at UCLA. He is a debate coach at the Isidore Newman School in New Orleans and has taught at debate summer programs across the United States. He is also interested in academic research and is a research assistant at the Luskin School of Public Affairs. He is an active member of Phi Alpha Delta, a professional pre-law fraternity at UCLA.  





Landon Zeringue
Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

Landon Zeringue is from Thibodaux and is a rising junior at Louisiana State University’s Ogden Honors College, majoring in political communication and minoring in political science. He currently serves as the Director of Campus Affairs & Sustainability for the LSU Student Government, the Director of Policy for Geaux Green, a sustainability organization on campus, and the Director of Programming for the Residence Hall Association. He is also a Louisiana Service and Leadership Scholar at Ogden Honors College. Zeringue hopes to pursue a career in either environmental journalism or public policy.