AAF Baton Rouge prides itself on many years of public and community service, awards and recognition, and fellowship with our friends in this truly unique business. For those of you unfamiliar with the AAF-BR, we consist of local professionals based in the fields of advertising, sales promotion, public relations, marketing, social media, production and the buying or selling of advertising. We are an affiliate of the American Advertising Federation, the only national organization representing the interests of the entire advertising community. The AAF membership includes more than 400 corporations, 216 clubs and federations, and 133 college chapters, together creating a unified network of almost 50,000 affiliated members dedicated to the good of advertising.
For decades, the AAF-BR has been a valuable and dedicated community partner. We organize club-wide food drives, produce public service advertising campaigns and provide scholarships and a variety of educational opportunities for LSU, Southern University and other local students. We also hold an annual ADDY® Awards show. To top it off, the federation has won the District 7 Division III Club of the Year fourteen (16) times. We are also a four (4)-time winner of the AAF National Division III Club of the Year.
We are proud to be an active part of the local community. And, though we’re more than 60 years old, we haven’t slowed down; however, we have gained a little wisdom.
2013-2014 AAF-Baton Rouge Board of Directors
President – Brian Rodriguez, Gatorworks
President-Elect / Membership – Jason Broha, Turner Industries
Vice President / ADDYs Co-Chair – Becky Sadler, Tristar Graphics
Vice President / Fundraising – Trenton Bland, Otey White & Assoc.
Vice President / Treasurer – Colleen Jackson, BCBSLA
Immediate Past President / Government Relations – Hunter Territo, Xdesign
Executive Director – Lisa Thibodeaux, MPower Group
Board of Directors
ADDYs Co-Chair – Natalie Herndon, Our Lady of the Lake Hospital
Communications – Ben Mahoney, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Communications – Orhan McMillian, dezinsINTERACTIVE
Diversity – Jenny Kornuta, Covalent Logic
Community Outreach – Tiffanie Pitre, Xdesign
Fundraising – Jennifer Macha, LSU Manship School
Programs & Workshops – Peter Browne, LocalMed
Student Outreach – Theresa Nguyen, Launch Media
Student Outreach – Patrick Box, The Moran Group
About our parent organization
The American Advertising Federation (AAF), headquartered in Washington, D.C., acts as the “Unifying Voice for Advertising.” Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2005, the AAF is the oldest national advertising trade association that represents 50,000 professionals in the advertising industry. The AAF has a national network of 200 ad clubs located in ad communities across the country. Through its 215 college chapters, the AAF provides 6,500 advertising students with real-world case studies and recruitment connections to corporate America. The AAF also has 130 blue chip corporate members that are advertisers, agencies and media companies, comprising the nation’s leading brands and corporations. For more information, visit the AAF’s Web site at http://www.aaf.org/.
AAF-Baton Rouge Past Presidents
|1945-1946||E.A. “Pete” Goldsby|
|1946-1947||James H. Baker|
|1948-1949||Lee Herzberg, Jr.|
|1965-1966||P.V. Slocum, Jr.|
|1985-1986||Lenore (Usher) Roberts|
|1988-1989||Kirk J. LoCicero|
|1993-1994||Charles East, Jr.|
|1996-1997||Nancy (Glaser) Steiner|
|1998-1999||Elizabeth M. Perry|
|1999-2000||Nicole (Duet) Latiolais|
|2003-2004||Curtis J. Vann, Jr.|
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