As a result of the COVID-19 virus emergency and Whereas the Governor's Proclamation Number 33 JBE 2020,
issued on March 22, 2020, states all individuals within the state of Louisiana are under a stay-at-home order
and are directed to stay at home unless performing an essential activity. The Board of Liquidation, City Debt
staff, until further notice, will be working remotely.
Proclamation Number 33 JBE 2020 Click to view

Board Members

The Board of Liquidation is composed of nine members: the Mayor and the two City Councilmembers-at-large, who serve ex officio, and six appointed members, referred to as the “syndicate” members. The syndicate members have traditionally been selected from leaders of the business, financial and professional community of New Orleans and serve twelve year terms with a new syndicate member appointed every two years.

All members of the Board of Liquidation serve without pay. The incumbent members of the Board of Liquidation, City Debt serve until their successors are appointed, their terms of office are:

Ex Officio

LaToya Cantrell, Mayor (Term: 5/7/2018 - 5/2/2022)

Helena N. Moreno, Councilmember at Large (Term: 5/7/2018 – 5/2/2022)

Jason R. Williams, Councilmember at Large (Term: 5/7/2018 – 5/2/2022)


Mary K. Zervigon, President (Term: 2/20/2014 – 12/31/2025)

Ralph W. Johnson, Member (Term: 6/09/2016 – 12/31/2021)

Julius E. Kimbrough, Jr., Member (Term: 6/21/2018 – 12/31/2029)

Todd O. McDonald, Member (Term: 5/7/2020 – 12/31/2031)

Henry F. O'Connor, Jr., Member (Term: 11/1/2012 – 12/31/2023)

Lynes R. Sloss, Member (Term: 11/16/2017 – 12/31/2027)

Board of Liquidation, City Debt Members serving on the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans

Act 345 of the 2013 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature requires two syndicate members of the Board of Liquidation, City Debt be appointed to serve on the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans.

Ralph W. Johnson, Member (Term: 6/29/2016 - 5/21/2022)

Lynes R. Sloss, Member (Term: 2/7/2018 - 5/21/2022)

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