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Reggie C. Roe has been a resident of Frierson for sixty years. He is a part of the Chamber of Commerce, CDC, Northwest La. Economic Development Board and Frierson Baptist Church. He was awarded the Agra Business Award in 2010, J.D. Kemper Award, and Desoto Parish Economic Development Award. Mr. Roe is married to Susan Bloxom Roe; they have three children, Regina Roe McPhearson (husband Dale), Angie Roe Parker (husband Adam), and Reggie Roe Jr. (wife Tiffany). He also has five grandchildren.
Ernel Jones is a lifelong resident of Mansfield. Mr. Jones is married to Gwen and has two children. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity,
has done a lot of community work and is a Community Leader. He also worked on the committee to get the Mansfield High School.
Steven (Steve) Brown was born and raised in Northwest Louisiana where he attended public school and graduated from Southwood High School. His educational accomplishments include a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Houston, course studies at Louisiana Tech and LSU Shreveport, and continuing education courses in business, management, public relations, and engineering.
Mr. Brown’s working career spans more than thirty (30) years and includes owning several businesses in the fields of engineering, architectural-engineering, residential contracting, commercial contracting, and golf course management. He is currently licensed to practice civil and environmental engineering in the State of Louisiana.
Steve has served on numerous community and professional boards and committees including the Broadmoor YMCA Youth Activities Committee, National Society of Professional Engineers Executive Committee (PEPP Chair), City of Shreveport Building Board of Appeals, Shreveport Chamber of Commerce (VP of Government Relations; VP of Small Minority, and Women Owned Businesses), Governor’s DOTD Secretary Selection Committee, and Louisiana Engineering Society Executive Committee (President). Steve also served in the Louisiana Army National Guard.
Mr. Brown has served as the Parish Administrator and Engineer for DeSoto Parish since 2009. Under his direction the Parish has completed $50 million in road improvements, opened an Animal and Mosquito Control Facility, completed extensive improvements to the C.E. “Rusty” Williams Airport, opened new cells at the Parish owned and operated Mundy Landfill, renovated and built more than a dozen waste collection sites, opened the new Alumni Park and made extensive improvements at other Parish parks.
Linda B. Gatlin
Linda has been a DeSoto Parish employee for over 37 years. As Treasurer, Linda's duties consist of but are not limited to: overseeing the finances of the Parish, managing and properly receiving and distributing funds, depositing all money received into the account of the organization in the approved bank, submitting a report of all financial transactions to the governing body in the regular meetings, as well as keeping up with all receipts, bank statements, cancelled checks, etc., for the auditor.
Linda received her high school diploma from Rosenwald High School in Logansport, LA. She then earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education from Grambling State University. She also received additional extensive training over the years from Louisiana State University, Bossier Parish Community College, Perkins Extension School for Theology at Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, Texas, and at Rockhurst University in Management and Organizational Skills, Payroll Law, and Basic HR Law.
As the Parish Secretary, Jodi is responsible for preparing and recording the official proceedings or minutes of the Police Jury, maintaining the body’s official records and taking care of its correspondence. She is also responsible for furnishing copies of all minutes, resolutions, budgets, proceedings and notices to the official journal for publications.
As the official and legal custodian of the public records, this Office is responsible for maintaining and making same available to the public. The public records, as an example, include minutes, regulatory ordinances (code of ordinances), delegation of powers of the Police Jury (authorities, boards, commissions, intergovernmental agreements), and correspondence related to programs, policies, projects and functions of the Police Jury.