Harper Doerr
Louisiana State Police                            

Harper Doerr is from Baton Rouge and is a rising senior at LSU’s Ogden Honors College, majoring in political science, philosophy, and criminology. At LSU, he is the chapter president of Sigma Nu and spearheaded the creation of Rock for Reclaimed, a charity music festival held in Baton Rouge supporting orphaned and vulnerable children in the United States and Africa. In addition, Harper works as a tournament baseball coach and certified tutor for middle and high schoolers. He has also volunteered with VIPSBR and worked in LSU’s African American Cultural Center. Upon his graduation, Harper plans to apply to law school.





Samuel Gil
Division of Administration, Office of Broadband

Samuel Gil is from Ville Platte and attends McNeese State University where he is majoring in Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in Political Science. He is currently the student body president of MSU and a member of its honors college. He serves on various campus committees including Campus Development, Technological Advances for Students, and the President's Administrative Advisory Council. He is involved in McNeese Peerleaders and the Prelaw and Politics Society. Also, he serves on the Executive Committee of the Theta-Rho Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity and the Louisiana Council of Student Body Presidents as secretary. He is also a member of the University of Louisiana System Student Advisory Council. Upon graduation, he plans to attend law school. 





Tyler Hunt 
Louisiana Economic Development

Tyler Hunt is a rising senior at Louisiana State University. She is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree within the College of Humanities & Social Sciences double majoring in Political Science with a concentration in Race, Gender, & Equity and African American Studies. She is a proud Baton Rouge native, born and raised, and alumna of Baton Rouge Magnet High School. She is a first cohort scholar of the LSU Black Women’s Empowerment Initiative (BWEI), established in 2019, where she formerly served consecutive terms as the 2020-21 Public Relations & Social Media Chair and the 2021-22 Chair.  She is a member, and former Executive Board Member, of the Impact Movement, which is the only Christian Black Organization on LSU’s campus. She also served in the executive branch of the LSU Student Government as the Director of Diversity Policy and the President of the Legislative Black Student Caucus. She has received numerous awards from the LSU Office of Multicultural Affairs, the LSU Black Staff & Faculty Caucus, and served on numerous committees and boards, while also remaining involved with various non-profit organizations such as The BRidge Agency Inc. and The Baton Rouge Alliance for Students. 





William Romero
Governor's Office of Disability Affairs

William Romero is from Youngsville and attends Vanderbilt University where he is majoring in political science and religious studies. He is the current president of the Vanderbilt Alliance on Disability and Condition and director of programming for Vanderbilt Student Government. 





Lizzie Shaw
Department of Corrections

Lizzie Shaw is from Tuscaloosa, Alabama and attends Louisiana State University where she is an Ogden Honors College student majoring in mass communication with a concentration in political communication with minors in communication studies and dance. She currently serves at the LSU 2022-2023 Student Body President as well as the Student Supervisor on the LSU Board of Supervisors. She has previously served as the Vice President of Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity, President of Order of Omega greek honor society, Associate Chair of Cohesion for LSU Ambassadors, Financial Aid Coordinator for the Office of Enrollment Management, and as an intern for the Manship School of Mass Communication's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs. After graduation, Shaw will pursue a law degree. 





David Spicer
Board of Regents

David Spicer is from Sulphur and is a senior at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he is the student body president. He holds an associate degree from McNeese State University. A political science major, David focuses on education law and policy. He student taught mathematics in a Cleveland middle school and New York City high school. He previously worked with Massachusetts Advocates for Children, the Equity Strategy and Programming team at DC Public Schools, and the Rural Education Achievement Program and Office of Educational Technology teams at the U.S. Department of Education.





Nicholas St. Mary
Department of Revenue

Nicholas St. Mary is from Lake Charles and attends Louisiana State University where he is majoring in psychology. He is currently the Student Body Vice President of LSU and a member of the Iota Tau Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Nick plans to get his Master’s in Psychology after he completes his undergraduate degree.





Ashlyn Sutton
Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority

Ashlyn Sutton is from Thibodaux, Louisiana, and attends Nicholls State University. She has completed her first bachelor's in History and Geography and is now completing her bachelor's in Political Science. She is planning on applying to law school in the fall. Currently, Sutton serves as the president and charter member of the Nicholls Clio History Club and the secretary of the Nicholls Circle K Club. 





Melvin Ukaegbu
Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

Melvin Ukaegbu is originally from Nigeria and recently graduated from Delgado Community College where he majored in Civil/Construction Engineering Technology. As a community leader, he has served as an ambassador for the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL), served as a member of the Council of Student Body Presidents (COSBP), and is presently the Second Vice President of the NAACP. He has been involved in tech startups like CASHEX, a fintech solution that democratizes the foreign exchange process for new immigrants looking to transfer assets from their home countries. 





Bailey Willis
Governor's Mansion

Bailey Willis is from Opelousas and attends Northwestern State University where she is majoring in secondary education with a concentration in English. Bailey is the newly-elected student body president at NSU, and once served as treasurer and student affairs commissioner for the Student Government Association. She is an active member in Helping Hands, the African American Caucus, Kappa Phi, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, and had the honor of being a 2021 Orientation Leader for Northwestern State University.


Ty'Jay'Juan Rashad Wilson
Department of Health

Ty'Jay'Juan Rashad Wilson is a graduating senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Nursing at Southern University and A&M College-Baton Rouge. He is a first-generation college student native to Lake Providence, LA. Wilson is a member of the Collegiate 100 of Southern University and A&M College, the Psi Phi Beta chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc., the Student Government Association, Men’s Federation, and the Delores Margaret Richard Spikes Honors College. Throughout his matriculation at this Historically Black College and University, Wilson has served in many campus leadership roles such as Sophomore Class President (2019-2020) and Men’s Federation Vice President (2020-2021).