Green Light New Orleans
P.O.Box 13564
New Orleans, LA 70185
Green Light New Orleans
8203 Jeannette Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

phone number: 504-324-2429

Open: Tue - Sat 9am - 5pm
Walk in Office Hours:
Tue, Wed, Thu 2pm-4pm

our team:  
Andreas Hoffmann - Executive Director Green Light New Orleans

Andreas Hoffmann, executive director

direct phone number: 504-342-4966

Andreas founded Green Light New Orleans in 2006. He is a musician, and before founding the organization, he toured internationally with his band B-Goes. Andreas grew up in Switzerland and moved to New Orleans in 1993. He is a graduate of the University of Bern with a BA in German, French, English and Arts and is a certified teacher. Andreas obtained the Permaculture Design Certificate in 2015.

Mia Rodriguez

Mia Rodriguez, Louisiana Delta Service Corps Member, Garden Program

phone number: 504-324-2429

Mia is a graduate of the University of Toledo (OH) with a BA in English. She has worked as a farm hand both inside and outside of the United States, most notably at Tantre Farm (MI). She has also completed an artist residency with Osage Arts Community (MO) and attended Penland School of Art and Craft (NC). Mia Interned with Green Light as a grant writer in 2015 and is excited to be involved with the organization in a new way this year as an LDSC member.


LEah Baer

Leah Baer, Louisiana Delta Service Corps Member, Follow up outreach and Rain Barrel Program

phone number: 504-324-2429

Leah grew up in Memphis, TN and moved to New Orleans in 2012 to attend Tulane University where she graduated with a BS in Public Health and Environmental Studies. She interned with us in the past as the Garden Program Intern in 2014 and the Grant Writing Intern in 2016. She is excited to pilot the new garden survey and learn more about nonprofits this year.




Internship applications:

email your resume and application to

small business: apply for free energy efficient light bulbs (Orleans Parish only)
our board of directors:  
  Jim Stratton, board president
Owner of a real estate market research and feasibility analysis consulting company and a licensed Louisiana Realtor. He has held board positions in schools and neighborhood associations for the past 12 years and serves on the board of the Commercial Investment Division of the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors.
  Jeff Lott, board vice president and treasurer
Siemens Site Executive / Chief Information Officer for Touro Infirmary, New orleans. Has held various management, director, and executive leadership positions with a number of large international, national, and local corporations during a career spanning 30+ years.
  Adele Dauphin, board secretary
Attorney for First Bankers Title. She has a degree in business administration from Millsaps College and has a J.D. and a master’s degree in communications from Loyola University. She has been licensed to practice law in Louisiana since 2008. Before moving to real estate title work, Adele was a bankruptcy attorney and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. She is the owner of Big Easy Notary & Auto TItle in Mandeville, LA.
  Mike Murphy, environmental stewardship
Designer of solar energy systems. Previously served as the community outreach director for the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic. A New Orleans native with an electrical engineering degree from U.N.O., Mike worked as an electrical engineer in Los Angeles for 12 years. His involvement in Southern California coastal issues led him to law school. Mike obtained his J.D. and a certificate in Environmental Law from Pace Law School in 2005 where he was president of the Environmental Law Society and interned at the EPA in Washington, D.C.
  Neil Gibbons, board member
Neil has 30+ years of C-level leadership experience, having worked extensively in general management and as a serial entrepreneur, successfully applying his management skills in finance, operations and international marketing with organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500’s in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.
  Allisyn L. Swift, board member
  Green Light New Orleans is a 501c3 non-profit organization
EIN 20-8151937
impact calculation: Click here to learn how Green Light calculates the environmental impact
logo:Green Light New Orleans Magnolia painting: Jennie Hammatt
Magnolia idea: Sarah Fleming, Jennie Hammatt