Elizabeth Berzas, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, began serving as Assistant Professor and Program Director of the Bachelor’s of Science in Health Service Administration program at Our Lady of the Lake College in 2002. Prior to her appointment, Berzas served as the Marketing and Public Relations Supervisor at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington, Louisiana from 1992 to 2002. Prior to this appointment, she was Director of Medical Services and the Network Administrator at Tulane University. Academically, Berzas completed her doctorate in Health Policy from the Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge. She received her Master’s in Health Administration from Tulane University in 1992 and a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of New Orleans in 1986. She has received three endowments from the Louisiana Board of Regents, in 2009, 2005 and 2004. In 2007, Berzas earned Fellow status with the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and is currently President of the Southeast Louisiana ACHE Chapter. She also serves on the Louisiana ACHE Regent Advisory Council where she is the Membership Chair and was nominated to serve as the Louisiana Regent. In 2008, Berzas was honored with the ACHE Early Careerist Award and is currently nominated for the Gold Award. She is listed in multiple Who’s Who such as Women in Education, American Woman, American Education, Medicine and Healthcare, and Finance and Business. Currently, Berzas is the Treasurer of the Northshore Deaf Action Center and volunteers for the Covington Food Bank and Free Medical and Dental Clinic.