Board Members 2016-2017

Chris Cohea
(985) 215-1409

Shantel Johnson
President Elect
(985) 230-5725

Dawn Forshag
TPW 1st Vice President – Programs
(504) 559-0548

Julie Kilbride
TPW 2nd Vice President of Membership
(504) 236-5859

Nancy Bourgeois
(985) 386-5269

Tracy McNemar
(985) 543-4200

Sandy Summers
Public Relations
(985) 549-3831

Rachell Vicknair
Fundraising Chair
(504) 909-9790

Suzette Callais
Past President/Advisor
(225) 294-5039



Tangipahoa Professional Women embrace the value of networking and establishing beneficial relationships. Women in this organization support each other and learn from guest speakers and conference events. Join today and begin taking advantage of membership benefits.  By joining the Tangipahoa Professional Women’s organization, you’ll have access to meeting and networking opportunities in the Tangipahoa area.  This individual membership is nontransferable. 

Membership Benefits:

You will find that your membership comes with many benefits including:

  • Excellent networking opportunities
  • Interesting & informative monthly speakers
  • Partnership with local professional women to provide scholarships for women seeking to further their education.
  • Opportunity to place information/products on the member table at every meeting.
  • Opportunity to sponsor a monthly meeting for free!
  • Opportunity to serve on one of our many committees.
  • Opportunity to announce upcoming events for your business or organization at monthly meeting.

About TPW:

TPW is an organization which has a primary focus to support women in business.   The mission of this local organization is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. TPW understands the constant challenges you face professionally and personally every day.  TPW will give you access to resources, skills, and networks necessary to help you tackle these challenges and achieve the goals that you have set for yourself and your business endeavor.

The Tangipahoa Professional Women award scholarships to deserving women.  Each year, the TPW awards scholarships to Tangipahoa Parish women to help them pursue an education that will enable them to be part of this parish’s growing women’s workforce.