Advisory Board

  • Lydia Voigt, Ph.D., Fr. Joseph H. Fichter, SJ, Distinguished Professor, Loyola University New Orleans, chairperson
  • Dr. Oscar Barbarin, Professor, Tulane Univeristy 
  • Stephen M. Barbas, J.D., Attorney at Law, Tampa, Florida 
  • Rev. Eduardo Fernandez, S.J., Professor, Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
  • Rev. Rafael García, S.J., Pastor, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Anna Maria Jackson, Attorney at Law, Program Director, Louisiana Agricultural Mediation Program, Southern University Baton Rouge
  • Mary Jolley, Community Activist, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 
  • Salvador Longoria, Attorney at Law, Community Activist, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Most Rev. Roger Morin, Bishop, Diocese of Biloxi
  • Bernard Panetta II, Attorney at Law, El Paso, Texas
  • Lee Taft, Attorney at Law, Director, Taft Solutions, Dallas, Texas
  • Manuel A. Vásquez, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Religion, University of Florida

Former JSRI advisory board members:

  • Hon. Moon Landrieu, Community Activist, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J., Vice President of Mission and Ministry, Loyola University New Orleans 
  • Elizabeth Inglesias, Professor, University of Miami School of Law
  • Daniel Parker, President & CEO, Entergy New Orleans
  • Jerome Reso, Attorney at Law, Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Most Rev. John Ricard, Bishop [retired], Diocese of Pensacola- Tallahassee
  • Robert H. Etnyre, Jr., Immigration Lawyer, Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, LLP, Houston, Texas
  • Kathleen Maas Weigert, Ph.D., Carolyn Farrell, BVM, Professor of Women and Leadership, Assistant to the Provost for Social Justice Initiatives, Loyola University Chicago
  • Rev. Thomas Massaro, S.J., Dean, Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
  • Sr. Jamie Phelps, OP, Ph. D. Professor of Theology, Former Director of the Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University of New Orleans
  • Andrew Rivas, Attorney at Law, Special Assistant to the Vicar for Clergy, Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • Irwin F. Sentilles III, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Dallas, Texas
  • Mary Zervigon, Community Activist, New Orleans, Louisiana