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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

Thomas Jeider, MD
Chair
Emergency Department Physician
Baton Rouge General Hospital
Representing: American College of Emergency Physicians
Vacant 
Vice-Chair
Representing:
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
William T. Freeman, MD
Director of Emergency Services
Pointe Coupee General Hospital
Representing:
Louisiana Hospital Association
Officer Loren Gaskin
Academy Staff Instructor
Baton Rouge Police Department
Representing:
Law Enforcement
Susan Green, MSN, RN
Regional Director of Emergency Services
Ochsner Medical Center- Baton Rouge and Iberville
Representing:
LHA- Hospitals > 100 Beds
Stephanie B. Henson MD
Regional Medical Director
LDH/OPH
Representing:
LDH Office of Public Health
Valerie Jarreau, RN, MSN
Chief Nursing Officer
Pointe Coupee General Hospital
Representing:
Hospitals < 60 Beds
Keith Kellum, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Representing:
Burn Center
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
Richard Lewis, MD 
Trauma Surgeon
Our Lady of the Lake RMC
Representing:
Trauma Center
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, NRP
East Baton Rouge Medical Services
Representing:
Local Ambulance Service
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