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Jena Ourso - Board Chair

Jena is a native of Donaldsonville, La and currently resides in West Baton Rouge with her wife, Michelle Ourso, and their furbabies. She graduated from Nicholls with her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice. Jena continued her education at LSU obtaining her Master’s in Social Work. Jena enjoys reading, being in the outdoors, and spending time with her nieces and nephews.

Jena began working with CCA in 2015 with a focus on intersectionality within the LGBTQ+ as well as increasing resources for LGBTQ+ youth and families. In the future, Jena would like to see CCA increase its efforts of providing education and community events across socioeconomic statuses, races, and the lifespan in the greater Baton Rouge LGBTQ+ community.