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Mitchell Adrian


photo of Mitchell Adrian As Chairperson of the Memorial Health System Board of Trustees, Mitchell Adrian presides over a group of community leaders in finance, media, public policy and business who volunteer their time and talents to advocate for the hospital.

Mitchell Adrian is the JP Morgan Chase Bank Endowed Professor of Management at McNeese State University. He is the recipient of a number of teaching and advising awards, including the Fuqua Award for Teaching Excellence. His research interests include organizational culture, business ethics and diversity issues as well as pedagogy in higher education. His academic publications include journals such as the Journal of the Academy of Business Administration, International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, the Journal of Hospitality and Leisure Marketing, and the Journal of Education for Business.

Dr. Adrian’s work experience includes retail operations, logistics, and project and construction management. He currently serves on numerous advisory and management boards including the Angels of Southwest Louisiana (angel investor group), Habitat for Humanity, and the Coushatta Economic Development Board.

Joe Miller, Jr.

Past Chairperson

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A native of Lake Charles, Joe Miller is currently an Agent and Registered Representative of New York Life Insurance and Annuity Corporation, and New York Life Investment Management. He previously served as Controller for F. Miller and Sons General Contractors.

He has served as President of Calcasieu Area Council of Boy Scouts of America and remains a member of the Executive Board. He was the United Way Campaign Chair in 2005, is a Past Member of Tiger Athletic Foundation Advisory Board and past Co-Chair of the American Heart Association Gala.

Dr. Neil Aspinwall

Chairperson-Elect/Vice Chairman & Secretary

photo of Neil AspinwallDr. Neil Aspinwall is the Chancellor of Sowela Technical Community College. Since 2012, he has led a dynamic and growing community college during a time of exponential growth driven by massive industry expansions in the Southwest Louisiana region.

With over $100 billion in industry expansions in the Lake Charles area, SOWELA is designing and implementing new programs and services to help provide the training needed to fill the thousands of jobs that will be created by these expansions. The college also continues to expand and add the facilities needed to keep pace with this thriving and diversified economy.

Dr. Aspinwall has served on the board of the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance and is a Certified Economic Developer Trainer (CEDT).

Jason Langhofer, MD

Medical Staff President

photo of Jason LanghoferDr. Jason Langhofer, an internal medicine physician with Memorial Medical Group, serves on the Memorial Health System Board of Trustees as president of the medical staff. He will assume the responsibility of performance improvement, quality assurance and physician advocacy.

Dr. Langhofer received his degree as a doctor of osteopathic medicine from University of North Texas in Fort Worth before going on to complete his internal medicine residency at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, where he served as chief resident. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association.

Cliff Courville, MD

Medical Staff Past-President

photo of Clifford CourvilleAs Past -President of the Lake Charles Memorial Medical Staff, Dr. Courville was involved with many aspects of Memorial Heath System, including performance improvement, quality assurance, and physician advocacy, and he is now an active part of Memorial's Board of Trustees.

He has been practicing medicine as a member of Memorial Medical Group since 2014. Dr. Courville is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Thoracic Society.

Daniel Hall, MD

Medical Staff President - Elect

photo of Daniel HallDr. Daniel Hall serves on the Memorial Health System Board of Trustees as president-elect of the medical staff. In the absence of the president, Dr. Hall will assume the responsibility of performance improvement, quality assurance and physician advocacy.

Dr. Hall co-founded Louisiana Foot and Ankle Specialists with his wife, Dr. Mallory Przybylski. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is an active member of multiple podiatric societies and is dedicated to continuing education and keeping up with the most innovative treatments available. Dr. Hall is trained in numerous surgical techniques with an emphasis on reconstructive foot and ankle surgery.

Ulysses Gene Thibodeaux


photo of Ulysses Gene ThibodeauxA retired chief judge on the Third Circuit Court of Appeal, Judge Thibodeaux has been a member of Memorial Hospital's Board of Trustees since 2000. Prior to his election to the bench in 1992, Judge Thibodeaux practiced law for 17 years in New York City and Lake Charles and served as a Lake Charles City Court Judge for a year.

An honors graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, Judge Thibodeaux earned his law degree from Tulane University Law School.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, American Judges Association, the Judicial Council of the National Bar Association, and the National Board of Trustees of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Louisiana Judicial College, serves on the Louisiana State Law Institute, and is Vice-Chairman of the Louisiana Judicial Compensation Commission and past chairman of the Conference of Court of Appeal Judges. He is past president of the National Council of Chief Judges. Judge Thibodeaux also serves as president of the Lake Charles Charter Academy Foundation, Inc.

Richard Martinez, MD


photo of Richard MartinezDr. Richard Martinez, a radiologist with Memorial Medical Group, serves on the Memorial Health System Board of Trustees.

He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at the Louisiana State University Health and Sciences Center. He is a member of Louisiana State Medical Society, Calcasieu Parish Medical Society, and the American College of Radiology.

J. Gregory Lugo, MD


photo of J. Gregory Lugo, MDJ. Gregory Lugo, MD, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon with the Memorial Medical Group.

Dr. Lugo specializes in aortic surgery, minimally invasive valve repair and replacement, peripheral vascular surgery including carotid procedures and bypasses, and surgery for diseases of the lungs and chest cavity. Dr. Lugo is board-certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the Society of Graduate Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons and American Medical Association.

William "Randy" Condos, MD


photo of William "Randy" Condos, MDDr. Randy Condos, a retired cardiologist with Memorial Medical Group, serves on the Memorial Health System Board of Trustees.

Lake Charles Memorial Health System named its non-invasive cardiology unit in honor of William R. Condos, Jr., M.D., FACC, FACA, FSCAI, FASA, who served as Medical Director of Cardiology from 1997 - 2012, and was an integral part of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital's Cardiology Services for almost two decades.

Denise Rau


photo of Denise RauAfter graduating from LaGrange High School in Lake Charles, LA, Denise earned her BS in Psychology from Tulane University and her MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. Her career began with 18 years of commercial banking in Dallas, Charlotte, and Lake Charles. In 2001 she founded Rau Financial Group, an independent financial services firm.

Denise believes strongly in community, having served on numerous community boards/fundraisers over the years. She currently serves on the Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, the Chamber Southwest Board, and as the Finance Liaison for the Community Foundation of SWLA. She is also a Sustaining Member and Past-President of the Junior League of Lake Charles. In 2016, Denise was appointed to the Board of Commissioners for the Chennault International Airport Authority.

Louis M. Todd, Sr.


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Louis Todd, Sr., is president of Todd & Associates, LLC.

A native of Lake Charles, Mr. Todd is a graduate of McNeese State University with a degree in business administration. His commercial insurance agency, Todd & Associates, was designed to encourage relationships with his clients based on integrity and experience, with personal service. His specialties include hospitals, physicians, and various allied healthcare facilities.

In addition to serving on the Memorial board, he currently serves as a board member of the Memorial Hospital Foundation and a board member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Mr. Todd is also a past chairman of LAMMICO Insurance Company’s Agent Advisory Board, past president of Imperial Calcasieu Museum, past president of Christmas In April, and past board member of Junior Achievement.