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Lourdes F. Moran, born in Honduras, Central America, has lived in the New Orleans area for 52 years, and has been an Algiers resident for over 20 years. She is passionately committed to ensuring Algiers’ continued growth and prosperity, while maintaining its family friendly environment.
Mrs. Moran is an accounting professional, serving in positions such as Accounting Manager/Retirement & Benefits Administrator, with employers including Helis Oil and Gulf Ocean Shipping. She is currently employed with Altus Global Trade Solutions.
Mrs. Moran was a member of the Orleans Parish School Board for eight years, first elected in 2004. During her tenure she served as Chair of Budget and Finance and was elected Vice-President for five terms and President for one term. Mrs. Moran was instrumental in the creation of the Algiers Charter School Association, utilizing Federal funds to re-open schools offering educational choice post-Katrina. She used her financial expertise to guide the decisions that brought the public school system from the brink of bankruptcy to its first ever AAA bond rating by Moody’s and Standards & Poor.
Mrs. Moran is on the Board of the Algiers Economic Development Foundation. She serves as a Board member on the newly authorized charter school “Rooted”, as well as the Foundation for Science and Mathematics Education, Old Algiers Main Street and Form for Equality Louisiana. As a member of the Kiwanis Club of Algiers for 11 years, she is a past-president and currently serves as Treasurer.
Lourdes is married to Scott Moran and together they have three daughters and two granddaughters.