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About Us

Bureau of Governmental Affairs

  • Handles legislative activities for the department.
  • Advises the Secretary and other departmental officials on legislative issues. 
  • Serves as liaison between the Department and lawmakers and other state agencies.

Chip Coulter
Director of Governmental Affairs 
Chip.Coulter.DCFS@la.gov
(225) 342-5573

Makesha L. Judson
Director of Special Projects & Legislative Liaison
makesha.judson@la.gov
(225) 342-7183