Staff: State CDBG

Telephone: (225)342-7412
Fax: (225)342-1947

Physical Address:
1201 N. Third Street
Claiborne Bldg., Suite 7-270
Baton Rouge, La 70802

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095


Patrick Forbes,

Executive Director

Carol M. Newton,

CDBG and LGAP Programs Director

Traci Watts,

Assistant CDBG /LGAP Programs Director

Cory Williams

Manager - General Program, Labor Standards, Acquisition

Heather Paul

Policy and Programs Coordinator / IDIS / Environmental Review

Jeff Tessier


Jeff Pennington

Manager - Economic Development / Financial Management

Jimmy Martin

Community Development Specialist

Joseph Hughes

Community Development Specialist / Community Development Plans

Kim Fox

Community Development Support

Nia Mason

Community Development Specialist / Environmental Review

Rich Krimmel

Financial Management Specialist / Economic Development

Toni Williams

Administrative Coordinator

Valerie Christophe

Administrative Manager