Tom Contine, a native of Louisiana and alumnus of the LSU
Marching Band, led a distinguished career in education and
professional development for three decades. In addition to
publishing seven books on effective teaching, Contine contributed
to Call Me Coach: A Life in College Football, by Paul F.
Prior to her retirement in 2012, Faye Phillips served as Associate Dean of Libraries for Special Collections at LSU and worked as an archivist at the United States Senate, the National Archives and Records Administration, and many other institutions. Phillips is the owner of V F Phillips Consulting, an appraisal, archival services, and local history research consulting firm.