Gayle Foster is a retired teacher from Tangipahoa parish. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Southeastern University, along with plus 30 hours. Mrs. Foster was a high school teacher for 30 years. She taught Family and Consumer Science, Biology and General Science. In addition, she was a substitute teacher for fourteen years and taught all grades and subjects.
Gayle has been a member of LRTA for over 14 years. She also serves as the chair for the State Nominating Committee and is very involved with her local Unit, the Tangipahoa Retired Teachers Association. She has previously served as vice-president and president of Tangipahoa RTA. She is currently serving as treasurer of Tangipahoa RTA.
Along with her involvement in the retired teacher community, Gayle is involved with her church. She serves as Worship leader, church Elder and president of Christian Women Fellowship (CWF). In the past, she taught sewing at First Christian Summer Camp.
Gayle loves the outdoors. Her and her husband of 53 years enjoy camping and hiking with friends and family. She enjoys gardening, playing with their 4-legged family members (otherwise known as horses) and eating dark chocolate Reese’s peanut butter cups.