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Meet Michael

Strong Leadership Delivering Results for Our Community

Michael Melerine has represented BESE, District 4 since he was elected in 2021.  He currently serves on the School Innovation and Turnaround Committee and previously served as the chairman of the Academic Goals and Instructional Improvement Committee.  He also serves on the accountability work group and the Early Childhood Care and Education Commission.


Michael was named one of the Greater Shreveport Chamber’s Young Professional Initiative 40 Under Forty in 2022.  Melerine currently practices law in northwest Louisiana with the firm of Seabaugh & Sepulvado, LLC.  He received his Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University in 2010 and his law degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2013. Michael serves on the executive committee of the Independence Bowl Foundation and is a former member of the board of directors of Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc., and Riverbend Rotary of Shreveport. He is also a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, the Shreveport Bar Association, Louisiana Association of Defense Council, Mississippi Bar Association, and the Texas Bar Association.


Michael is married to Stacey Melerine, who received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana Tech and her juris doctorate from Southern University.  They live in Shreveport with their son and two daughters. 

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