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Staff

Our Hammond staff enjoying lunch (and dessert!) during one of our professional development days.

Our team members are making a difference every day

At Touchstone, we are blessed with a terrific team of caring individuals. These dedicated workers see life-changing events every single day. Whether it's a child who finally masters toileting or a youngster finding the right word for the first time. There is joy and empowerment behind these accomplishments. And we are honored to facilitate that for the families we serve.

Organizational Behavior Management (OBM)

  • Dr. Grant Gautreaux

    Dr. Grant Gautreaux

    Services Consultation & Operational Coordination
    CABAS Associate Research Scientist, CABAS Senior Behavior Analyst


Educational Consulting

  • Dr. Grant Gautreaux

    Dr. Grant Gautreaux

    Services Consultation & Operational Coordination
    CABAS Associate Research Scientist, CABAS Senior Behavior Analyst


Clinical Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Tricia Clement

    Tricia Clement

    Regional Supervisor Thibodaux & Houma
    BCBA, LBA, CABAS Teacher 2

    Tricia is a Licensed and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Before joining Touchstone, she worked as a Teacher of Applied Behavior Analysis (TABA) in a local parish.  She has earned her bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education & Intervention in 2009 & her master's degree in High Incidence Disabilities: Applied Behavior Analysis from Nicholls State University in 2012.

  • Paula White Touchstone

    Paula White

    Site Based Supervision Houma
    BCBA, LBA, CABAS Teacher 1

    Paula began working at Touchstone in 2014. She is a Licensed and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), a CABAS Teacher 1, a Board Certified Educational Diagnostician, & a Certified Special/Elementary Education Teacher. Paula earned her master's in Learning Disabilities from Nicholls State University in 1993 & has since completed coursework for certification as an Educational Diagnositician & Plus 30 hours in High Incidence Disabilities/Applied Behavior Analysis.

  • Lori Scott

    Lori Scott

    Site Based Supervision Thibodaux Jackson St.
    BCBA, LBA, CABAS Teacher 1

    Lori is a Licensed and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).  Before joining Touchtone, she worked as a teacher at a local charter school.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education grades 1-5 & High Incidence Disabilities 1-12th in 2011.  In 2013 she earned her master’s degree in High Incidence Disabilities: Applied Behavior Analysis from Nicholls State University.

  • Lauren Becnel

    Lauren Becnel

    Site Based Supervision Hammond
    BCBA, LBA, CABAS Teacher 2

    Lauren is a Licensed and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Before joining Touchstone, Lauren worked as a Behavior Interventionist at a private school in Baton Rouge. She earned her bachelor's degree from LSU in General Studies-Social Sciences in 1986 & her master's degree in High Incidence Disabilities: Applied Behavior Analysis from Nicholls State University in 2014.

  • Mandi Bonvillain

    Mandi Bonvillain

    Site Based Supervision School Services
    BCBA, LBA, CABAS Teacher 1

    Mandi is a Licensed and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), as well as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP). Before joining Touchstone, she worked as a Certified School Psychologist in a local parish. Mandi has earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2009 and a Specialist in School Psychology degree with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2013 from Nicholls State University.

  • Angelle St. Pierre

    Angelle St. Pierre

    Site Based Supervision Thibodaux Tiger Dr.
    BcaBA, CABAS Teacher 1

  • Danica Savoie

    Danica Savoie

    Consultation Team
    BCBA, LBA

  • Derek Dhanman

    Derek Dhanman

    Regional Supervisor Hammond, New Orleans, Baton Rouge
    BCBA-D, CABAS Senior behavior analyst

  • Angela Moran

    Angela Moran

    Site Based Supervision New Orleans
    BCBA, LBA

  • Laura Darcy

    Laura Darcy

    Consultation Team
    BCBA-D, LBA

  • Alfred Tuminello

    Alfred Tuminello

    Site Based Supervision Hammond
    BCBA, LBA

  • Mary Johnson

    Mary Johnson

    Site Based Supervision Baton Rouge
    BCBA, LBA, CABAS Teacher 2

  • Janice Huber

    Janice Huber

    Parent Education Supervisor
    BCBA, LBA

Administration

  • Seth Holloway

    Seth Holloway

    COO (Chief Operating Officer)

    Seth is a graduate of Nicholls State University. His bachelor’s degree in business had a concentration in Health Care Management and Human Resource Management. Before joining the Touchstone Center, he worked as the Safety / Maintenance Manager for the Lafourche Parish School Board. He has extensive knowledge in safety, insurance claims, and risk management, emergency preparedness, construction project management, and facilities. Seth has managed multimillion dollar budgets and has successfully helped the parish of Lafourche recover from Hurricane Katrina, Gustav, and Isaac. This was done through his knowledge of disaster recovery, FEMA reimbursements, and insurance claims. Prior to his 10 years with the Lafourche Parish School Board, he worked with F.A. Richard insurance claims where he gained a vast amount of knowledge in risk management and claims.


  • Brittany Vidrine

    Brittany Vidrine

    Office Manager



  • Linsey Faffray

    Linsey Faffray

    Administrative Assistant



Tricia ClementTricia Clement

Clinic Director of Thibodaux
MEd /  BCBA / LBA / CABAS Teacher 2

Tricia is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA.) Before joining the Touchstone Center, she worked as a Teacher of Applied Behavior Analysis (TABA) in a local parish.  She has earned her bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education & Intervention in 2009 & her master's degree in High Incidence Disabilities: Applied Behavior Analysis from Nicholls State University in 2012.

Paula White TouchstonePaula White

Clinic Director of Houma
M.Ed. /  BCBA /  LBA / CABAS Teacher 1

Paula began working at The Touchstone Center in 2014. She is a Licensed & Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a CABAS Teacher 1, a Board Certified Educational Diagnostician, & a Certified Special/Elementary Education Teacher. Paula earned her master's in Learning Disabilities from Nicholls State University in 1993 & has since completed coursework for certification as an Educational Diagnositician & Plus 30 hours in High Incidence Disabilities/Applied Behavior Analysis.

Lori Scott

After School Program Director
M.Ed. /  BCBA / LBA

Lori is a Licensed & Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).  Before joining the Touchtone Center, she worked as a teacher at a local charter school.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education grades 1-5 & High Incidence Disabilities 1-12th in 2011.  In 2013 she earned her master’s degree in High Incidence Disabilities: Applied Behavior Analysis from Nicholls State University.

Lauren Becnel

Clinic Director of Hammond
M.Ed. / LBA /  BCBA / CABAS Teacher 1

Lauren is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA.) Before joining The Touchstone Center, Lauren worked as a Behavior Interventionist at a private school in Baton Rouge. She earned her bachelor's degree from LSU in General Studies-Social Sciences in 1986 & her master's degree in High Incidence Disabilities: Applied Behavior Analysis from Nicholls State University in 2014.

Mandi Bonvillain

School/Home Services Director
SSP / NCSP / LBA /  BCBA

Mandi is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), as well as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP). Before joining the Touchstone Center, she worked as a Certified School Psychologist in a local parish. Mandi has earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2009 and a Specialist in School Psychology degree with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2013 from Nicholls State University.

Touchstone ABA and COVID-19

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