New Orleans, Louisiana
Renee' Wing Bagneris
St. Augustine High School; Xavier University, 1966 - 1970; Received Bachelor of Arts in History/Political Science; Xavier University, 1977 Received Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling, 1977; Tulane University Law School Received Juris Doctor, 1981
Office and Positions
1999 - Elected Judge, 4th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1992 - 1999, President Pro Tempore, La. Senate; 1983- December, 1998, Louisiana State Senator.; 1989-1990, President, La. Legislative Black Caucus; 1980-1982, Public Defender, New Orleans Indigent Defender Program; 1976-1978, Freshman Counselor with Xavier University; 1974-1976, Pre-Med Recruiter with Xavier University; 1972-1974, Probation Officer, New Orleans Alcohol Safety Action Project; 1970-1972, Case Worker, La. Dept. of Public Welfare; 1970, Phfizer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Most significant district activity is acknowledging and awarding legislative certificates to district scholars and celebrating their excellence in education with an annual breakfast in their honor; making personal contact and taking souvenir photos with students and their parents.
1985, Appreciation Award, Concerned Citizens for Better Government; 1986, Crusade Award, La. Voter Registration Education; 1987, Sidney N. Collier Memorial Award; 1989-1990, Meritorious Service, La. Legislative Black Caucus; 1990, Distinguished Service Award, LAE; 1990, Senator of the Year, LFT; 1990, Appreciation Award, American Assn. of Retired Persons; 1992, Appreciation Award, Citizen Reddy Education; 1992, Certificate of Merit, City of New Orleans; 1992, Recognition Award, AABE; 1992, Meritorious Leadership Award, Anheuser-Busch Cos.; 1992, Outstanding Legislator Award,Victims & Citizens Against Crime; 1993, Appreciation Award, La. Assn. of the Deaf; 1994, Appreciation Award, Reality House; 1994, Legislator of the Year Award, ARC of Louisiana; 1995, Outstanding Alumnus, Tulane University