Interest Groups

Partnering with nonprofits throughout the Acadiana area is an important aspect to the Mission of Junior League of Lafayette. Each year, several members of the League are selected to serve as representatives on the boards of directors of other nonprofit organizations. As volunteers well trained in nonprofit operations, Junior League members can offer advisory support to these outstanding organizations. League members understand how committees and boards function and work together to achieve a common mission. Agencies interested in having a Junior League of Lafayette member serve in board positions should contact the Community Vice President at League headquarters for more information.

Nonprofit organizations that Junior League of Lafayette takes a special interest in and has members who serve on their boards are listed below:

Boys and Girls Club
of Acadiana
The Family Tree
Ayesha Martin Jessica Allain
Acadiana Center for the
Maddie’s Footprints
Katie Bernhardt Maggie Simar


Junior League of Lafayette is also represented in Leadership Institute of Acadiana through the active involvement of Junior League of Lafayette President and President-Elect. Junior League of Lafayette has received the Outstanding Nonprofit Award from Better Business Bureau and was recently recognized as “Outstanding Philanthropic Organization” awarded by Planned Giving Council of Acadiana.