Director's Biography

Shaneá Nelson, Director of Community Development
Phone:
(337) 291-8400
Email: snelson@LafayetteLA.gov

Shaneá Morrison Nelson is a native of Scott, LA. Dr. Nelson earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and is a two-time graduate of Louisiana State University with a Master of Public Administration degree and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration. Dr. Nelson has always wanted to pursue a profession that would allow her the opportunity to help others and has committed to a career in public service. Having worked in the non-profit sector and in higher education for the last 13 years, Dr. Nelson is excited about the opportunity to work with the LCG administration to increase outreach and awareness through the services provided by the Department of Community Development.