Executive Committee 2015- 2016

Bruce Roberts, President: Member since 2013
Bruce Roberts is the owner and President of Roberts and Murphy, Inc. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Economics from Louisiana State University in 1972. Mr. Roberts has recently served as the 2014 – 2015 NLEP Chair for NW Louisiana Association of Realtors.

David Rockett, Vice President: Member since 1999
David Rockett serves as the Executive Director of the Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a bachelor's Degree in Political Science. Mr. Rockett currently serves on the Board of the Red River Valley BIDCO, the Strategic Council, the United Way, and in the Board of Directors as Deacon at First Baptist Church in Shreveport.

John Michael Moore, Treasurer: Member since April 2014
Moore is the Executive Vice President of Haynesville Mercantile Company. He received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Economics and Business from Centenary College of Louisiana, and completed Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

Sonja Bailes, Secretary: Member since 2013
Sonja Bailes is a 20-year veteran of the broadcast television industry, who has served the last three years as Public Relations Liaison for Bossier Parish Schools. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Louisiana Tech, where she served as Editor of “The Tech Talk” and News Director of KLPI-FM for a number of years. On a personal note Sonja is married and the proud mother of a 12-year-old son, Jackson.