Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana announces new board members and board officers for 2024-2025

March 22, 2024

North Louisiana— Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana announces the appointment of one new member of its Board of Directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2024-2025.

Joining the Board of Directors is Judge Sheva Sims. “Goodwill is excited to welcome Judge Sims to the organization.” stated Aylwin Holmon, Goodwill Board Chair.

The Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana Board of Directors elected the following members as Board Officers for 2024-2025:  Aylwin Holmon–Board Chair; Gahagan Pugh-Vice-Chair; Vita Riner–Treasurer; R.J. Johnson–Secretary and Kevin McCrary–Past Chair.

Joining the officers on the board:

Mario Chavez
David Clary
Aljay Foreman
Walt Gaskins
Lisa Janes
Joe Kane
Brent Latin
Jennifer Lawrence
Trey Lutrick
Kim McGuirt

Ebonee Norris
Kristin Parsons
Sheva Sims
Jack Skaggs
Kelly Strouther
Carolyn Tillman
Doug Warner
Bubba Winningham

David Tinkis, President & CEO

About Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana:

Founded in 1926, Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana is a nonprofit social enterprise whose mission is provide education, training and career services to individuals who face barriers, disadvantages or have a disability.  Since 2005, Goodwill has helped 58,000 achieve their full potential through the dignity and power of work. 

Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana’s, nine retail locations provide not only affordable goods and services, but also employment to those in need and a revenue stream to support Goodwill’s charitable mission.  In addition, a wide range of business services, including janitorial and grounds maintenance, allows Goodwill to expand further employment opportunities by contracting with federal, state, governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Goodwill also offers multiple job resource centers, equipped with job-search experts, computers, Internet access and telephones.  Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance. For more information on Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana programs or services, or to find a location near you, visit