NORD Commission

Download the ordinance that establishes the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission

The NORD Commission consists of 13 members appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the City Council.  The commission is represented by the following:

  • The Mayor
  • First Deputy Mayor, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Deputy Mayor of Operations
  • New Orleans City Councilmember
  • Superintendent of the Recovery School District
  • Chairman of the Orleans Parish School Board
  • Chairman of the City Planning Commission
  • Chairman of the New Orleans Recreation Development Foundation
  • One resident from each of the five City Council Districts who possesses expertise or experience in at least one of the following subject areas:  arts or culture; sports; accounting or finance; business; law; or who is a consumer of NORDC activities, including but not limited to, a coach of a youth sports team, parent or guardian of a child who is a consumer of NORDC activities, youth sports-related booster club member, or someone experience in providing cultural or recreational programming to senior citizens.

NORD Commissioners

  • Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu
  • Jeff Hebert - First Deputy Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer
  • James Austin Gray II -New Orleans City Councilmember
  • Kelly Brown - New Orleans City Planning Commission
  • Louis Lauricella - New Orleans Recreation Development Foundation
  • Nolan Marshall Jr. - Orleans Parish School Board
  • Dana Peterson - Recovery School District
  • Corinne "Rini" Marcus - City Council District A
  • Bivian “Sonny” Lee III - City Council District B
  • Theo C. Sanders, III - City Council District C
  • Judge Byron C. Williams - City Council District D
  • Brian Egana - City Council District E

Commission Contact:  Deborah Langhoff 504-658-3017, djlanghoff@nola.gov

NORDC Committees

Human Resources/Finance

  • Theo C. Sanders III - Chair
  • Brian Egana
  • Louis Lauricella
  • Jeffrey P. Hebert

Governance/Strategic Planning

  • Dana Peterson - Chair
  • James Austin Gray II
  • Brian Egana

Programming/Facilities

  • Corinne "Rini" Marcus - Chair
  • Nolan Marshall Jr.
  • Louis Lauricella

Public Relations/Community Relations

  • Bivian “Sonny” Lee III - Chair
  • Kelly Brown
  • Louis Lauricella

Acknowledging the service of former NORDC Commissioners:

Judy Reese Morse (CNO), Roy Glapion (District C), Jacqueline B. Clarkson (City Council), Michele Thomas (CNO), Eric Granderson (CNO), John White (Recovery School District), Patrick Dobard (Recovery School District), Woody Koppel (Orleans Parish School Board), Craig Mitchell (City Planning Commission), Bobby Garon (New Orleans Recreation Development Foundation), John Sibal (New Orleans Recreation Development Foundation), Christian Rhodes (District D), Kira Orange-Jones (District B), Adria Kimbrough (District D), Michael Darnell (District E), Ava Rogers (CNO), Andy Kopplin (CNO).

 

Commission & Committee Officers, and Meeting Schedule
(dates and times subject to change)

Past Commission meeting presentations & minutes

2017 Commission Meetings

2016 Commission Meetings

2015 Commission Meetings

2014 Commission Meetings

2013 Commission Meetings

January 8, 2013, 5:00 PM
February 5, 2013, 5:00 PM
March 5, 2013, 5:00 PM
April 2, 2013, 5:00 PM
May 7, 2013, 5:00 PM
June 4, 2013, 5:00 PM
July 9, 2013, 5:00 PM
August 6, 2013, 5:00 PM
September 10, 2013, 5:00 PM
October 1, 2013, 5:00 PM
November 5, 2013, 5:00 PM
December 10, 2013, 5:00 PM

2012 Commission Meetings

January 11, 2012, 5:00 PM
February 6, 2012, 5:00 PM
March 6, 2012, 5:00 PM
April 3, 2012, 5:00 PM
May 1, 2012, 5:00 PM
June 5, 2012, 5:00 PM
July 10, 2012, 5:00 PM
August 7, 2012, 5:00 PM
September 11, 2012, 5:00 PM
October 2, 2012, 5:00 PM
November 13, 2012, 5:00 PM
December 4, 2012, 5:00 PM

2011 Commission Meetings

November 15, 2011, 6:00 PM

Past Committee meeting presentations & minutes

2016 Committee Meetings

2017 Committee Meetings

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