In the name of the news: People shaping the future of Lake Area business – American Press


In the name of the news: People Shaping the Future of Lake Area Business

February 19, 2023 (Sunday) at 4:40 am

Reeves, Trahan qualify

Sulfur — Melissa ReevesRN, and Meat RahanRN, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital holds RN First Assistant certification from the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses.

AORN defines RNFA as a perioperative registered nurse who works with surgeons and members of the medical team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Through her rigorous RNFA education and certification process, Reeves and Trahan have acquired the knowledge, experience, and skills necessary to succeed in this expanded role. Both as her RNFA follow the doctor’s instructions and provide additional quality skilled hands to ensure comprehensive quality care is provided to patients during surgical procedures.

Reeves has been a member of the WCCH Patient Care Team for over 22 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from McNeice State University and is also certified as an Advanced Life Support (ALS), Basic Life Support (BLS), and Perioperative Nurse (CNOR). I’m here.

Trahan joined WCCH in 2008 after eight years as an educator in the public school system. She holds an Associate in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance from McNeice State University. Trahan also holds Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Life Support (ALS), Basic Life Support (BLS), and Certified Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) credentials. increase.

Hale elected First Vice President of LOA

Dr. Stephen HaleAn orthopedic surgeon at the Lake Charles Orthopedic Center, he was elected first Vice President of the Louisiana Orthopedic Association. He will be promoted to president next year.

Hale is from Lake Charles and has 14 years of experience in the field. He earned a medical degree from his Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed an orthopedic residency at his The Campbell Clinic in Memphis. He joined the Orthopedic Center in his 2009.

He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the Legislative Council within the Louisiana Medical Society.

Hale specializes in joint replacement surgery, including robotic-assisted hip and knee replacements. Sports Medicine; Knee Surgery; Shoulder Surgery; Hip Surgery; Fracture Care;

An affiliate of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the LOA is a statewide professional membership organization of orthopedic surgeons, orthopedic residents, and ancillary care providers that promotes excellence and quality of care through physician education and legislative initiatives. I’m here.

Welsh Clinic Joins Memorial

Welcome to the Lake Charles Memorial Health System Yvonne CrawleyDNP, FNP-BC and The Clinic of Welsh are the newest members of the Memorial Medical Group family of affiliated clinics.

Krielow began serving the medical needs of the Welsh community by opening The Clinic of Welsh in 2008.

After earning her registered nurse license from LSUE, Krielow worked in the ICU at Jennings American Legion Hospital for 10 years. She furthered her education by earning her Master of Science in Nursing from McNeice State University and began her practice as a family nurse. In 2011, she received her doctorate in nursing practice from her Christian University in Texas.

The Welsh Clinic is located at 708 E. Russell Avenue, Wales.

Appointed hunter declare a task force

Lake Charles Mayor Nick Hunter Appointed by the Louisiana Association of Cities and Municipalities to serve as one of two seats on the Louisiana Task Force on Early Voting.

The purpose of the Task Force on Early Voting, created by Senate Resolution 152 of the 2022 Ordinary Congress, is to address “the costs, voting locations, and logistical and administrative challenges associated with early voting.”

Hunter represents LMA seats in parishes that include municipalities with a population of 45,000 or more.

McMurry nominated to WCCH Board

SULFUR — The Board of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, S. Mark McMurray As the new Commissioner representing the Sulfur/Kalis region.

McMurry was appointed by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury in December 2022 and has completed his term. Frank A. Lavarbera Jr.more than 18 years of service.

McMurry is President of McMurry Leadership & Management and holds a master’s degree in public administration from Louisiana State University. Prior to her current position, she served as parish administrator for the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury until her retirement in 2010. McMurry remains active in the community and serves on various corporate and civic boards. In 2003, he received a Statewide Public Service Award from the Louisiana Public Health Association for his service and support to public health initiatives and activities in his community and state. has received several awards for its ongoing efforts.

Current members, who are also members of the WCCH’s Commissioner’s Board, include the President. Robert “Bob” Davidson Sulfur Vice Chairman Ricky Watson of Vinton, Bobby Letterd Westlake and Carol “Bobby” Fountain of hackberry.

Koch Named Board Member of Chamber of Commerce

Southwestern Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Names CSE Federal Credit Union President and CEO Matt Koch Vice Chairman of the Board and Education and Workforce for fiscal year 2023.

Koch’s addition to the Commission will facilitate partnerships between business/industry, government, education, and communities in Southwest Louisiana to provide a skilled and employable workforce that supports economic development. .

His financial industry experience and service to the region will help the SWLA Chamber of Commerce achieve its mission of making a real difference to Southwest Louisiana through its network of business professionals.

The Chamber of SWLA is a coalition of businesses and organizations working together to make Southwestern Louisiana a better place to live and work. For more information about the SWLA Chamber of Commerce, visit

CSE is the largest SWLA-based credit union with over $450 million in assets. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jeff Davis or Vernon.

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