Reba Phelps Sworn in as a LA School Boards Association Board of Directors

BATON ROUGE – Jennifer “Reba” Phelps was sworn in for a 2022 term with the Louisiana School Boards Association (LSBA) on April 26 in Baton Rouge during the Association’s 2022 LSBA Capitol Conference. Phelps was elected to the Natchitoches Parish School Board in 2019 and represents District 6.

“It is a blessing and honor to represent Natchitoches Parish in this capacity. The grass-roots efforts of the LSBA are invaluable to our entire state and I could not be more excited to work even harder for the betterment of education,” said Phelps.

LSBA President Melvin Lodge echoed similar thoughts. “As leaders and board members, we have a responsibility to advocate on behalf of our students, giving them the best possible opportunities to become successful. Ms. Phelps recognizes this and I’m glad to have her as a member of the LSBA’s Board of Directors,” said Lodge.

Phelps was appointed to the LSBA Board of Directors in March of this year. She has served in various roles on the Natchitoches Parish School Board including Past Vice President and is the current Board President.

“Reba is a great asset to the LSBA and I look forward to working with her in her role as a member of the LSBA Board of Directors,” said Dr. Janet Pope, LSBA Executive Director. “She truly has a vision for this association and the future of education in Louisiana.”