LSBAE Members
The board has 7 members, 5 of whom are architects from districts selected by the governor. Board members must live and remain in Louisiana and the district from which they are nominated and appointed. The members must have a license and have practiced architecture for 7 years. One member is required to be employed full time in architectural education and one a member of the general public.

Ronald B. Blitch, Architect, FAIA, FACHA, NCARB

757 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 524-4634
Fax: (504) 524-5128

Robert W. McKinney, Architect/Educator, AIA, NCARB
P. O. Box 41812
Lafayette, LA 70504-1812
Phone: (337) 482-5308
Fax: (337) 482-5309

Allen Bacqué, Architect, AIA, NCARB
104 Melrose Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
Phone: (337) 288-2288

J. David Brinson, Architect, AIA, NCARB
642 Shady Lake Parkway
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: (225) 936-1642

John Cardone, Jr., Public Member
3917 Saint Philippe Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70605
Phone: (337) 491-1381
Fax: (337) 491-1206

Richard J. LeBlanc, Architect, AIA, NCARB
705 Texas Street, Suite 100
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: (318) 425-4151
Fax: (318) 425-1258

Knox H. Tumlin, Architect, AIA, NCARB, CSI
1913 Laurel Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 669-4228
Fax: (504) 544-7044

State Licensing Advisor

Katherine E. Hillegas, CAE
Executive Director

Louisiana State Board of Architectural Examiners
9625 Fenway Avenue, Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: (225) 925-4802

Paul H. Spaht,
Board Attorney

Spaht Law Firm, LLC
4232 Bluebonnet Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Office Staff

Mary Porché

Debbie Thornton