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REGION 2

Region 2 includes 7 parishes in the south central part of the state:
Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Point Coupee, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.
LERN-Region 2

Officers

Clint Braud, NRP
Chair
Quality Improvement Coordinator
Acadian Ambulance Service
Representing: Emergency Medical Response
Thomas Jeider, MD
Vice-Chair
Emergency Department Physician
Baton Rouge General Hospital
Representing:
American College of Emergency Physicians
Alyson Hughes
Secretary
Emergency Management Coordinator, Baton Rouge General
R2 Hospital Designated Regional Coordinator
Representing:
Health & Human Services Designated Regional Coordinator (HHSDRC)

Members

Chris Fitzgerald, NRP
EMS Director
West Feliciana Parish Hospital EMS
Representing:
Rural Ambulance Representative
Susan Green, MSN, RN
Regional Director of Emergency Services
Ochsner Medical Center- Baton Rouge and Iberville
Representing:
LHA – Hospitals > 100 Beds
Jeffrey Gruner, MD
Trauma Surgeon
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
Representing:
Trauma Center Representative
Brent Guiffre, MD
Medical Director
Lane Regional Medical Center
Representing:
LHA-Service District Hospitals
Valerie Jarreau, RN, MSN
Chief Nursing Officer
Pointe Coupee General Hospital
Representing:
Hospitals < 60 Beds
Thomas Jeider, MD
Emergency Department Physician
Baton Rouge General Hospital
Representing:
American College of Emergency Physicians
Lance LaMotte, MD, FACC
Cardiologist
Representing:
Louisiana Chapter of American College of Cardiology
L. Mark Laperouse, MD
ED Medical Director
Our Lady of the Lake RMC
Representing:
Louisiana State Medical Society
Jeffrey Littleton, MD
Surgeon
Baton Rouge General Medical Center (Bluebonnet)
Representing:
American College of Surgeons
Kellie A. McGaha
Assistant Director
Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Representing:
Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Rene Millet
East Baton Rouge Medical Services
Representing:
Local Ambulance Service 
Sergeant Thomas Morse Jr.
Director of Training Services
Baton Rouge Police Department
Representing:
Law Enforcement
Paulette G. Riveria, MD
Regional Administrator/Regional Medical Director
Capital Region II LDH-OPH
Representing:
LDH Office of Public Health
Tracee Short, MD
Medical Director
Baton Rouge General Burn Center
Representing:
Burn Center
Anthony Summers, CEM, ENP
Assistant Director
West Baton Rouge Office of Homeland Security, Emergency Preparedness and 911
Representing:
National Emergency Number Association

Gary J. Walker, MD
Neurologist
NeuroMedical Center
Representing:
American Stroke Association