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Officers of The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation, Inc.

The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation is incorporated in the state of Louisiana as a non-profit 501(c)3 which provides performers in Louisiana, Mississippi, and beyond with affordable education and opportunities, as well as to use our talent to support the community.

Founder and CEO: Stephen James (Stephen James Smith)

(Northampton College of Education, England. Teaching, Art, English, Drama)
A Member of the Board of Governors: National Association of Non-profit Organizations and Executives (NANOE) - Certified Non-profit Executive (CNE), Certified Development Executive (CDE), Certified Non-profit Consultant (CNC)

Telephone: 504-355-9673, Cell: 228-424-0544

Board Member, Secretary and Treasurer: Deborah Williams Smith

Regional Co-ordinators:

Deborah Young - Lafayette

Eileen Rockette - Baton Rouge

Jwan Jordan - Gulf Coast Region (Mississippi, Alabama, Florida Panhandle)

Stephen James - New Orleans Region

George Trahanis - New York Region

NVT Accredited Voice Coaches

Stephen James - New Orleans Biloxi, Baton Rouge, elsewhere

George Trahanis - New Orleans

Jacques Pourcieu - Baton Rouge

Fundraising Committee

Stephen James - Chairman

George Trahanis - Authorized Fundraising Officer 

Jwan Jordan - Authorized Fundraising Officer

Paul Eubanks  - Authorized Fundraising Officer

Tiffany Christie - Grants Manager  

Social Media Advisor

Stacy McFarland

Contact details:

Please email Stephen James
at with regard to volunteering,and any other business.

Deborah Smith - Secretary/Treasurer
Stephen James - CEO and Membership Co-ordinator


  • "Indeed, thank you so much for a wonderful workshop this past Thursday night. I felt so welcomed and relaxed and will be at every one of the workshops from now on. I especially a..."
    Brad Hockmeyer
    Broadcaster and voice-over talent
  • "Thanks so much for being a great teacher... I certainly hope to have you as my long term mentor, friend and agent!"
    Jwan Jordan
    Life coach, actor, voice-over talent