Board of Directors

Suzy Mason, Board President

Heart and Vascular Institute Administrator, Tulane University

Suzy is the Co-Founder and former Executive Director of the Louisiana Green Corps. Since 2008, Suzy has worked to build the infrastructure of the Corps, has raised over $2M for programming and conservation projects, and incorporated the Corps as a non-profit organization as of August 2010. Mason holds a Bachelor of Art in Sociology and Spanish from University from North Carolina and a MBA from Tulane University. She has experience in small business management, human resources and executive search, grants management, contract procurement, and non-profit development. She now works as an Administrator at Tulane University.

Amanda Golob, Board Secretary

Staff Attorney, Equal Justice Works

Amanda Golob is a Staff Attorney at Equal Justice Works where she works on legal issues for low income renters.

Forest Bradley Wright

Sr. Program Director, Alliance for Affordable Energy

As Senior Program Director for the Alliance for Affordable Energy, Forest has helped to create major energy efficiency and renewable energy policies for New Orleans and Louisiana that stimulate the green industries. For more than a decade, Forest Wright has worked for Shell International Exploration and Production Company and more recently with The Alliance for Affordable Energy. Forest graduated with his bachelors and masters degrees from Tulane University, where he studied international development and tourism planning.

Vance Levesque

Controller/Sustainability Officer, Arc of G.N.O.

Vance Levesque CPA, was the CFO for the LAGC since it’s inception when it was part of the Arc of Greater New Orleans. When it was spun off into it’s own Non-Profit, became a Board member of LAGC. He has worked as the Controller of the Arc of Greater New Orleans since 1994, managing a budget of $10,000,000. Vance is the chair of the New Orleans Group Sierra Club, is on the board of the Friends of Lafitte and is an All Around Great Guy!!

Ricardo Smith

Founder and CEO, My TBS

Ricardo worked in sales and marketing positions with major companies including Brink’s Home Security, Sears Home Improvement and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals before entering the field of contract recruitment and human resources, specializing in information technology. He formed MYTBS, LLC (My Total Business Solution), a national provider of technology, professional, craft, labor staffing and recruiting solutions for start-up to Fortune 100 companies. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Southern University at Baton Rouge and is a graduate of St. Augustine High School in New Orleans.