Alan Berry was appointed to the ZBA by the Parish Commission in 2008 and has served as Chairman since March 11, 2009. He is a native of Shreveport and a graduate of both C.E. Byrd High School and Centenary College, where he earned a B.A. degree in Technical Theatre. Alan is an Eagle Scout and a veteran of the U.S. Army. His career in theatrical production for Broadway shows and tours has taken him around the world. Since 2006, Alan has been the Technical Director at Centenary College's Marjorie Lyons Playhouse.
Appointed to the Zoning Board of Appeals in December 2013, Ronnie Bergeron has over 25 years of professional experience in providing management services in the commercial construction industry. Currently a project manager at Brown Builder, Inc., Mr. Bergeron works on projects ranging from $5,000 to $4.5 million. He recently served as Superintendent on a 5 million dollar Child Development Center at Barksdale AFB. Mr. Bergeron received a B.S. in Construction Management from Colorado State University and attended Louisiana State University for Business Information Systems.
Dr. Robert A. Stewart
Robert Stewart was appointed to the ZBA in March 2009. A life-long resident of Shreveport, Mr. Stewart has over 40 years in the healthcare field, a substitute teacher for the past 20 years, and a professional musician for over 40 yrs. Mr. Stewart holds a Bachelor of Business in Administration in Organizational Management from Wiley College, May (2007), a Master of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana Baptist University, May (2013), and has currently completed his PhD from Louisiana Baptist University, May (2017).
Eddie Cooper, Jr.
Eddie Cooper was appointed to the ZBA in April 2010 and served as Chair of the Zoning Board during his term (January 2008 - March 2009). Mr. Cooper has over 40 years of experience in public education, administration, and project management. Mr. Cooper has been a champion for children and youth education throughout his career and post career work. Mr. Cooper was previously awarded the Whitney Young award from the Boy Scouts of America (Norwella Council). A resident of Shreveport, Mr. Cooper holds a B.S. from Mississippi Valley State University, a M. ED. From LSU-Baton Rouge, and additional studies at LA-Tech, NSU, LSUS, GSU, and Florida International University.
Marshall Ferrell was appointed to the ZBA by Mayor Ollie Tyler in 2017. He is a native of Shreveport and a graduate of Loyola College Prep, Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge and the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. Mr. Ferrell is President of Construction Safety Products, Inc.
Cynthia Pearson was appointed to the ZBA by Mayor Ollie Tyler in 2017. Mrs. Pearson is a life-long resident of Shreveport, who not only graduated from the Caddo Parish school system, but also earned her barber/stylist license from Northwest Louisiana Technical College, Shreveport campus. Mrs. Pearson worked for General Motors in West Shreveport for 31 years. She retired from General Motors after a long and successful career. Mrs. Pearson has been a long time active member of the Galilee Missionary Baptist Church- Reverend Brian Wilson, pastor.