James William Parks II Edit Profile
Ball State University (Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 1978). University of Miami (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1981). Articles and Comments Editor and Student Writing Editor, University of Miami Law Review, 1980-1981.
Attorney, Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere et al., New Orleans, 1981-1983; attorney, Foley & Judell, New Orleans, 1983-1988; attorney, McCollister & McCleary, pc, Baton Rouge, 1988-1995; executive director, Louisiana Public Facilities Authority, Baton Rouge, since 1995.
Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association Bond Lawyers, Louisiana State Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Association for Gifted and Talented Students, Baton Rouge (treasurer 1994-1996, president-elect 1996-1997, president 1997-1998), Society Louisiana Certified Public Accountant (government accounting and auditing committee 1994-1995), National Association Higher Education Facilities Authorities (board directors 1996-2001, vice president 1997-1999, president 1999-2001), National Council Health Facilities Finance Authorities (board directors since 2004, treasurer 2004-2006), Council of Development Finance Agencies (board directors since 2002, treasurer since 2008), Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network (board directors 2001-2007, since 2009, chairman 2004-2006, vice chairman since 2009), Louisiana Public Health Institute (board directors since 2005), National Association Health and Educational Facilities Finance Authorities (board directors since 2008, treasurer since 2008), St. Marys Residential Training School(board directors since 2009).
Married Neil Ann Armstrong, August 21, 1982. Children: Elizabeth Joyce, Helen Frances, James William III.