Five new members elected to UL-Lafayette Foundation

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Foundation recently elected five new members to serve on its board of directors.

Elected to three-year terms were: Joseph C. Giglio Jr., an attorney with Liskow and Lewis; Bryan J. Hanks, president and owner of Beta Land Services; William A. Hendrix III, Lafayette market president of Whitney Bank; Henry C. Perret Jr., an attorney with Perret Doise; and John Wright, a certified public accountant with Wright, Moore, DeHart, Dupuis and Hutchinson.

The foundation’s board of trustees includes 26 members who manage investments and other private assets contributed to the university.

“This huge responsibility is undertaken with the guidance of outstanding financial, legal, and business minds who volunteer their service to the Board of Trustees. We welcome these new trustees to the board and look forward to their knowledge and input,” said Dr. Jay Culotta, foundation board chairman in a news release.

Six trustees recently completed three-year terms: Jim Doyle, Rob Eddy, Jackie Edgar, Jim Prince, Duayne Richard and Janet Wood.

Board officers in their second year of two-year terms, in addition to Culotta, are: Reed Andrus, vice chairman, and W. J. “Tony” Gordon, secretary/treasurer.