Lauren Bourg

Lauren Bourg

09.26.2019 | By Lauren Bourg

In 2019, Lauren became the Communications Director for the Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition, which comprises Audubon, National Wildlife Federation, Environmental Defense Fund, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, and Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana. In addition to playing a leadership role in the coalition’s communications, Lauren will also ensure Gulf-wide consistency in communications for Audubon. Before her role as Communications Director, Lauren was Audubon Louisiana’s Communications Manager. In that role, Lauren guided the strategy for all outreach and communication efforts …

James Karst

06.12.2019 | By James Karst

James Karst is the Director of Communications and Marketing at the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana. He is a longtime writer, editor, communications consultant and actor in New Orleans. For nearly 18 years, he was a journalist at the New Orleans Times-Picayune, starting as a copy editor and working his way through the ranks to become Senior Editor, the top-ranking editor of the print newspaper. He also was the writer of a popular column on New Orleans history and was …

Emily Guidry Schatzel

10.28.2016 | By Emily Guidry Schatzel

A native of Houma in coastal Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, Emily Guidry Schatzel works with the National Wildlife Federation’s Louisiana and Gulf teams to increase awareness about the delta’s rapidly disappearing wetlands through strategic communications, including media engagement, public relations and social media. She holds a J.D. and a Master’s in Communications from Loyola University New Orleans, and dual Bachelor’s degrees in English and Mass Communication from Nicholls State University. Prior to joining the National Wildlife Federation team in 2009, Emily …

Ryan Chauvin

10.28.2016 | By Ryan Chauvin

Ryan Chauvin is Audubon’s Digital Marketing and Communication Manager for the Restore the Mississippi River Delta coalition. In this role, he manages the website, email, and social media platforms to raise awareness and increase the reach of the coalition. Ryan grew up in South Mississippi and is proud to be working for an issue affecting the lives of his friends, family and community. Previously, Ryan has worked as an SEO and marketing specialist for Forthea Interactive Marketing in Houston and …

Jacques P. Hebert

10.28.2016 | By Jacques P. Hebert

Jacques works in communications with Environmental Defense Fund for Restore the Mississippi River Delta, raising awareness to Louisiana’s land loss crisis, its far-reaching implications on people, wildlife and the economy, and the restoration solutions available to address it. Jacques leads a team that leverages public communications and innovative marketing strategies to build support for restoration of Louisiana’s coast. Prior to joining EDF, he initially served as Communications Director for National Audubon Society and Audubon Louisiana as part of the coalition. …