will be diagnosed with cancer this year.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Alise Oliver is a native of Caldwell Parish, but made her home in Monroe. She is a Farmer’s wife, mother and a Mimi. She is the President of the Cancer Foundation League and President-Elect of the Monroe Garden Club. Alise is actively involved as a River Oaks Mustang mom, and is a volunteer with the St. Francis Medical Center Foundation. She is also a member of the Monroe Symphony Book League, the Krewe of Iris and the ULM Alumni Association. Alise is proud to be a past PTO President and Girl Scout Leader, and enjoys helping others in our community.
Carla Costello is a six-year member and President of the Cancer Foundation League. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Northeast Louisiana University in Dental Hygiene. Carla and her husband, Dr. Vance Costello, have been married for 23 years and have two 2 sons, Connor and Ethan. A 100% boy mom, Carla spends most of her free time attending activities and sporting events for her boys. Carla is also the Business manager for Dr. Costello’s three dental practices, NELA Dental, in Monroe, Farmerville, and Oak Grove.
Lives by her motto: "If I can help someone as I pass this way, then my living will not be in vain." Annie gives "God the Glory" as a twenty five year breast cancer survivor and founder of "Celebrating Life After Breast Cancer" support group. She has served over two decades as a volunteer with the American Cancer Society, presently active in the "Reach to Recovery" program. She is a former board member of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Northeast/Central Louisiana Affiliate, a retired educator, and member of the Mount Zion Baptist Church in Monroe.
A native of Monroe and a graduate of Neville High School and Louisiana Tech University, Nell is a member of the Jesus the Good Shepherd Catholic Church where she has served as Secretary of the Parish Council, Eucharistic Minister, and Co-Chair of the Flower Guild. She is also a member of the Monroe Garden Study League (17 years) and board member of the St. Francis Medical Center Foundation. Active in the community, Nell has held various leadership roles in several community organizations through the years. She enjoys entertaining, travel, and family time.
Assistant Vice President of Corporate Communications for St. Francis Medical Center. Aimee was awarded the 2007 James M. Shipp, Jr. Memorial Young Business Leader of the Year and in 2010 was named one of the "Top 20 Under 40 Young Business Professionals" by Delta Business Magazine. She is a current member of CABL, Rotary, ULM Foundation and Athletic Association, Louisiana Hospital Association, and Monroe Chamber of Commerce. Aimee is certified as a Lean Six Sigma Quality Champion and a Louisiana State Quality Examiner. She is actively involved in numerous community activities and organizations.
President of The Metzger Management Company, L.L.C. which provides financial and real estate advisory services. Former Executive Director of Susan G. Komen of Northeast Louisiana. Founding member and Treasurer of the Louisiana Delta Community College Foundation and Monroe Advocates for Safe Streets. Past Secretary/Treasurer and board member of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce and The Monroe Education Foundation. Past President of The Rotary Club of Monroe and The Northeast Louisiana District Board of Trustees of The United Methodist Church.
Director of Marketing/Public Relations at Glenwood Regional Medical Center. Currently serves as company leader for various community organizations and Executive Leadership for Go Red for Women. She is a life long resident of West Monroe and enjoys time with family, friends and exploring new places.
Executive Director of the Louisiana Cancer Foundation and the Northeast Louisiana Cancer Institute. He is a registered Radiation Therapist and received his Bachelor of Science degree and MBA from the University of Louisiana Monroe. He received his Radiation Therapy Certification from the Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute. He is a member of the Society of Radiation Oncology Administrators, a lifetime member of Beta Gamma Sigma and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. James has served on numerous boards and is past President of the Northeast Louisiana Komen affiliate. He currently serves as board member and Treasurer for First Assembly of God Church as well as KMCT-TV.
Currently is Assistant Director of the Louisiana Cancer Foundation. Donna serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Children and Families. She is Past President of the Junior League of Monroe and is an active volunteer with several local charitable agencies.