BESE Member Biographical Summary


Sandy Holloway

Sandy Holloway
BESE District 3 Representative

Sandy Holloway served two years (2020-2021) as past president of BESE (2020-2021) and now serves as secretary/treasurer of the Board.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Special Education from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (currently UL) and a Master's Degree plus 30 in Curriculum and Instruction, in Supervision and Administration from Nicholls State University.

Sandy previously served, prior to retirement in 2019, as the Executive Director of Bayou Community Academy Charter School, a Type 1 charter school in Lafourche Parish. Mrs. Holloway has extensive experience as a former Lafourche Parish special education and regular education teacher, assistant principal, principal and supervisor and has been recognized as an outstanding educator.

She serves on the Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce Executive Board of Directors, as Chair of the Board, and as a member of the Government and Public Affairs Committee; is a member of the Rotary Club of Thibodaux, as past President; is the former Rotary District 6200 Chairperson of Earlyact and Youthact Service Clubs and past Team Leader for the Rotary International Group Study Exchange to Turkey; a member of Lafourche Chamber and Bayou Industrial Group; a graduate of the Leadership Lafourche Program, as well as Leadership Louisiana Class of 2017; and a former Bayou Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Commissioners, and past Vice Chair.

Mrs. Holloway is married to Skip Holloway and has three children (Shay, Seth and Semonne) and eight grandchildren and currently resides in Thibodaux.