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Fairleigh Jackson

Executive Director

Fairleigh Jackson joined Preserve Louisiana as the organization’s second Executive Director in September 2015. She has a 10-year record of service to area and statewide non-profit organizations, including serving as director of Member Services for the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations. She has also served as a director of Advancement with the LSU Museum of Art and director for the Community Fund for the Arts. She is a graduate of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber's Leadership Program, Dialogue on Race Louisiana, and a recipient of the Baton Rouge Business Report's Top 40 Under Forty. She is co-owner of the Creative Bloc, a newly rehabilitated mid-century building on Main Street in Baton Rouge that now houses a collective of creatives in a collaborative work environment. Fairleigh has served on the board of directors of the Mid City Redevelopment Alliance and the Louisiana State Museums.



Natalie Mault Mead

Director of Education, Old Governor's Mansion Curator

Natalie Mault Mead works with docents, volunteers, staff, Preserve Louisiana members and tourism officials at Preserve Louisiana headquarters in the Old Governor's Mansion. Mead joins Preserve Louisiana as a professional curator, museum educator, author and lecturer. 



Allie Wester

Events Director


Roderick Scott

Special Projects Manager

Tax Credits, Flood Mitigation Specialist & Special Projects



Selena Grant

Front Desk Manager, Membership Coordinator

Grant has been a part of Preserve Louisiana / Old Governor’s Mansion team for over 10 years. Formerly the Museum Gift Shops Manager, she is passionate about Louisiana. She enjoys meeting and greeting tourists while helping make their visit to the Baton Rouge area memorable.



Maleiya Porter-Jones

Communication Coordinator

Maleiya Porter-Jones received her Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication/Public Relations from Dillard University and Master's Degree in Mass Communication/Strategic Communication from LSU. She currently creates content for social media, events and public engagement.