Serving the Parishes of
Tangipahoa Parish
Livingston Parish
St. Helena Parish
St. Tammany Parish
Washington Parish

47257 River Rd
Hammond LA 70401
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1968
Hammond LA 70404
Phone: (985) 345-1171
Fax: (985) 542-9878


Increasing the capacity of families to effectively care for their children.



New Horizons Youth Service Bureau appreciates our Board of Directors.  The Board provides support and stewardship, planning in partnership with the staff, committee service, and provides a committed effort in service to our community.


Mike Whitlow, President
Mike has been Board President for over 2 years.  He works in his business, Parish Truck Sales, and in 2004 was named National Truck Dealer of the Year.  He is a member of LMTA, Premium Truck Group, UTA, Ponchatoula Rotary Club and Westside Baptist Church.  Mike lives in Ponchatoula.


Peggy Matheu
has been on the Board for over 20 years, has served on several committees and held various offices.  Peggy is the Purchasing Agent for Regina Coeli Child Development Center (Head Start Program), and served as the Hammond Head Start Director for 23 years.  She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and attends Holy Ghost Church.  Peggy lives in Robert.


Raymond Mauterer
has been on the YSB Board for 3 years.  He is a detective with the Tangipahoa Sheriff’s Department.  Raymond lives in Ponchatoula.


Mike Rocker
joined the Board over 2 years ago.  He owns Rocker Electric Company, and lives in Hammond.


Tyra Brown
has been on the Board for 1 year, and serves on the Fundraising Committee.  She has worked with several Fortune 500 companies throughout the country, and is currently Sales and Marketing Director for Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville New Orleans.  She has been an ad hoc volunteer for many projects which enhanced quality of life in both her community and the state of Louisiana.  She has served on several boards, and is a member of French Quarter Business Women, International Special Events Society, Louisiana Travel Promotion Association, and Communications for Meeting Professionals.  Tyra resides in both St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes.