Foundation for Woman’s Board of Trustees Elects Officers

Foundation for Woman’s Board of Trustees announced it has elected officers to serve for the 2024-2025 year.  Celton Hayden, Jr., chief executive officer of CC’s Coffee House, will serve as the board chair. Hayden has served as a member of the Foundation’s board since 2015. 

“Celton is a visionary leader committed to increasing the capacity of Foundation for Woman’s to invest in the most vital community health needs of women,” says Foundation for Woman’s President Keila Stovall.

The 2024 Executive Committee includes:

  • Celton Hayden, Jr., Chair
  • Tom Yura, Chair-Elect
  • Sarah Grace Brooks, Secretary
  • Adam Foy, Treasurer
  • Cathy Giering, Past-Chair

The 2024 Board of Trustees includes:

  • Chris Ciesielski
  • John P. Everett
  • Patricia Felder
  • Rose Marie Fife
  • Greg Gelpi, MD
  • Ruthie Golden
  • Kimberly Lewis
  • Gabriella St. Amant
  • Erin Monroe Wesley
  • Rene Ragas, FACHE, President and CEO, Woman’s Hospital
  • Keila Stovall, President, Foundation for Woman’s

Foundation for Woman’s supports Woman’s Hospital’s mission of improving the health of women and infants. For more information, please visit

About Woman’s Hospital

Woman’s is a specialty hospital for women and infants located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Since opening in 1968, it has welcomed more than 375,000 babies, making it one of the largest delivery services in the country and the largest in Louisiana. Additionally, Woman’s operates a level III-S neonatal intensive care unit; this designation allows them to care for infants who are extremely premature, are critically ill or require surgical intervention. The hospital is also recognized for its expertise in mammography as well as breast and gynecologic cancer care. As a private, nonprofit organization, all funds are reinvested into the hospital to continue Woman’s mission to improve the health of women and infants through the latest technology, a highly qualified staff and critical community programs and services.