LCCA: Meet the Team

  • Claudia Elliott
    Claudia Elliott
    Senior Program Coordinator

    Claudia Elliott is the Senior Program Coordinator for the LCCA and is responsible for the day-to-day operations and serves as the primary point of contact. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Loyola University, New Orleans. She is passionate about helping Louisiana students access higher education, whether it's a 4-year, 2 year or trade school. Claudia is also fluent in Spanish.

  • Sharon Hyde Augillard
    Sharon Hyde Augillard
    Community Engagement Coordinator

    Sharon Hyde Augillard, a native New Orleanian, has been an employee of Tulane University in the Office of Undergraduate Admission for 23 years. As Community Engagement Coordinator for LCCA, Sharon supports students as they explore their post-secondary path. She is an advocate, working to empower and encourage students throughout their education journey.

  • Alexandra Reisner
    Alexandra Reisner
    Test Prep Instructor

    Alexandra Reisner leads test prep sessions for the LCCA through Advantage Testing, where she has been an SAT and ACT (and more) tutor since 2017. She hopes to support more equitable outcomes by equipping students with tools they can use to achieve their goals. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and an MFA in creative writing from the University of New Orleans.

  • Rebecca Ancira
    Rebecca Ancira
    Associate VP Enrollment Management & Chief of Staff

    Rebecca Ancira co-chaired the committee that developed the Louisiana Promise and has been part of the LCCA since its inception. As a first-generation college student, native of Louisiana, and graduate of a Jefferson Parish public high school (Go Hurricanes!), the mission of the LCCA is a personal one. She provides guidance and leadership to the amazing LCCA team