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About Us

Organized in 2006, the Krewe of Atlas is named after the mythological Titan warrior Atlas. Krewe Members are bound together by the belief that Mardi Gras is a “Celebration for the Masses.” After storming Olympus and threatening the Gods, Atlas was sentenced to hold up the world on his shoulders forever. Just as the world encompassed people from all walks of like so does our Krewe, and in the spirit of Atlas we strive to lift up our “area of the world” through our community service projects.

Board Members

2023-2024

President - Emily Favrot

dfavro07@gmail.com

 

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Dana retired from LSU Health after 25 years where she served as RN clinical research coordinator for the Infectious Disease department. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her husband of 38 years, her children and grandchildren, cooking, and hanging out with her fellow Queens forever.

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Treasurer - Dana Favrot

dfavro07@gmail.com

 

Native of Shreveport, now residing in Frierson, Dana is a ten-year veteran of the Krewe of Atlas and has been heavily involved in numerous activities and charities with the Krewe. Dana has served the Krewe as President XII and Queen .

Parade Lt. - Chris Miller

christopher.miller@abcsupply.com

 

Chris is a native of Bossier City and attended Bossier High School and Bossier Parish Community College. He is the outside Sales Manager for ABC Supply, Inc for the last 25 years.

Chris has previously served the Mighty Krewe of Atlas on the board of directors as Lt. Merriment and Float Lieutenant in 2018 and 2019-2020.  Chris also was the Duke of Peace for Season XI and King in Season XII and also got the bonus Covid Year as King Repeat.

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Lt. Charity - Rebecca Cude

 

 Rebecca is new to the Mardi Gras world. She joined Atlas this year and hit the ground running. She was born and raised in Springhill Louisiana but calls Benton home now. She has two daughters and two granddaughters.

 

She is a graduate of Northwest Louisiana Technical Collage and Bossier Parish Community College. She received degrees in the medical laboratory program and elementary education. She worked in the medical field until retirement.  

 

She enjoys spending time with her daughters and granddaughters, dancing, volunteering, and meeting new people.

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Theresa is a military brat and has called Bossier City home since 1976.  She attended Parkway High School and has a degree from LSU.  Currently she is a Realtor and Operations Manager with Century 21 Elite.

Theresa is very active in the community serving on several other non-profit organizations, she currently serves on the Easter Seals Board of Directors, and is the current Past President for the Northwest LA Board of Realtors.  Theresa and hubby Chris are also members of the Krewe of Centaur and the Krewe of Gemini - yes...they love Mardi Gras! 

Captain XVI - Theresa Miller

tamillerla@gmail.com

 

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Theresa served as President 2021-2022 season, Queen Atlas XII for 2019-2021, Duchess of Peace on the Royal Court XI.   

In her spare time, she loves riding her 2013 Triglide Motorcycle, spending time with her grandchildren, bowling, spending time at the lake and fishing or just floating in her swimming pool.

Secretary - Teri Angel

 

Teri is not stranger to assisting krewe board of directors.  She served at treasurer for the Krewe of Centaur for 6 years.  Teri has been a member of Atlas for the past 4 years.  

Teri is an LSU alumni and loves all sports involving LSU - but especially loves baseball.

She and her husband Ed have one son Edward and he and his wife have graced them with four beautiful grandchildren-the 2 newest are a twins.

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Lt. Merriment - Tommi Johnson

dfavro07@gmail.com

 

Tommi has been part of the Atlas family for 9 years and was Duchess of Water in year VIII, Duchess of Deliciousness in year XII.  Tommi was born and raised in Shreveport but has also lived in other states and graduated high school in Memphis, TN. Tommi has a deep passion for all things hair. She started her dream hair career at 38 and feels it's never too late for a good plot twist! Tommi also believes a good stylist never stops learning. She has been a stylist for almost 8 years, currently working at Georgia's salon in Shreveport. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music, shopping, and spending time with her family, and all her fur children. She also just became a first time GLAM-ma to a beautiful baby girl named Kinleigh in July. Family is her favorite thing ever! Tommi has been married to her best friend, soul mate and husband, Justin for 15 years in November. She has 2 sons, Tobie, and Lance, and 2 daughters, Baylee, and Fallyn.

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Lt. - Fundraising - Tim Miller

zytrixx66@gmail.com

 

Tim is new to the Mardi Gras world. He joined Atlas last year and hit the ground running by getting involved with just about everything Atlas did.

 

He is an Army brat, born in Ft. Benning, Ga. He moved to Haughton in 1980. He was in the Army and stationed in Berlin Germany, from 1986-1988, then The National Guard until 1998. He lived in Portland, Or. from 1990-2000, when he moved back home to be around family and friends.

 

He considers Shreveport his home. He has 1 son, Zach, who is 15. He has his bachelors degree in General Studies and a Drafting degree. He has been an architectural drafter for 30 years. He loves spending time with his son, rooting for his New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers, playing board games, flea markets, listening to live music and spending time with his family and friends.

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Historian - Brittany Johnson

bmbodiela29@gmail.com

No stranger to the Mardi Gras world, in fact she grew up in Mardi Gras since her parents have been involved in Mardi Gras since 1999.  Former child rider for several years with the Krewe of Centaur and Princess in 2007.  She and her husband joined Atlas 4 years ago and have enjoyed meeting new people and attending the fun parties.  Brittany is very excited about joining the Board of Atlas and assisting the Board and her parents, Captain Theresa and Float Lt. Chris Miller.

 

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