Westley Bayas III

Vice President

“Let's dream about a future where we're all there, liberated, alive & free.” – Micky Scottbey Jones

Background

I’m a proud native of New Orleans, LA, and lived there most of my life. I started following politics in elementary school, watching the 1994 New Orleans municipal elections. I got more active during college, helping to start a student activism group.

First Job

Singing about making fudge at The Fudgery.

Career Highlights

Designing, creating, and launching the City of New Orleans Office of Neighborhood Engagement

Inspiration

My father

Giving Back

I’ll do pretty much anything for charity, including wearing a kilt to raise money for Ronald McDonald House.

Proudest Moment

The day the New Orleans Saints won the Super Bowl

Perfect Day

Brunch in the morning, city walking during the day, drinks and dinner at night.

Outside Interests

Music festivals, trying out new restaurants

Favorite Song

"Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler)" by Marvin Gaye

Favorite Band

Outkast

Favorite Sport/sports Team

LSU Tigers

Favorite Food

Boiled crawfish with all the fixings!

Indulgence

Fruit snacks (any brand!)

Hometown

New Orleans, LA

College

LSU

Favorite Color

Orange

Favorite Designer

Tomaseena Auzenne & Justin Shiels