A product of our local public school system, Jill Dyason attended Broadmoor Elementary and Broadmoor Junior High before graduating from Broadmoor High School. After attending LSU, and then over 20 years in pediatric dental practice management, she then became the Director of Marketing and Public Relations/Community Development Director for a start-up practice providing access to all children in Baton Rouge and our surrounding areas. As System Development and Communications Manager for Magellan Health, Dyason went on to work across South Louisiana providing leadership as our state transformed its public-sector healthcare delivery system. Currently, she serves as Executive Director of the Louisiana Association of Children and Family Agencies, LACFA. She continues to provide innovative leadership in business, healthcare and education sectors.
Most recently after successfully providing support to her children for their higher education, Dyason went back to complete her personal goal of attaining her Bachelor of Arts exemplifying the importance and value of education and lifelong learning.
Dyason serves as the most veteran member of our East Baton Rouge School Board. She was appointed in June 2001 and then elected to continue serving first in October 2001. She is a strong advocate for all students and schools while representing the communities of Shenandoah Elementary, Woodlawn Elementary, Woodlawn Middle and Woodlawn High School. Dyason firmly advocates for neighborhood schools, raising academic achievement, community re-engagement while encouraging bold innovative proactive change.
Professional Affiliations/Community Involvement
Member, East Baton Rouge Parish School Board
Member, Governor’s Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board
Member, Families First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) Steering Committee
Member, Junior Achievement Board of Directors
Member, Jones Creek Area Business Association (JCABA)
Leadership Alumni, Class of 2006, Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC)
Member, School Health Advisory Council, Health Centers in Schools (HCS)
Fellow, Broad Foundation, Institute and Alumni Institute
Chair, EBRP Long Range Planning Committee
Vice Chair, EBRP School Operations Committee
Member, Strategic Planning for Educational Excellence Committee
Education Advocacy Task Force, Capital Area United Way
Leadership Team, Greater Baton Rouge Covering Kids and Families Coalition
Nominated and served as Member, Fifty for the Future, United Way Campaign
Member, Board of Directors, Louisiana School Boards Association
Member, Louisiana School Boards Association Legislative Committee
Member, Federal Relations Network, National School Boards Association
Member, Planning Committee, Louisiana State Children’s Behavioral Health Summit
Member, MedBR- Mayor’s Healthy City Initiative
Member, Children’s Coalition of Greater Baton Rouge
Representative, Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) Investors
Representative, Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Dyason has two children who both proudly attended school from Pre-K – 12 in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System with one then attaining her MBA and the other who attained his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology.