Graduate Academic Advising

Amy Morgan

Amy Morgan has both an MDiv in Counseling, Licensure Track, and a PhD in Psychology & Couneling from NOBTS. She serves as the Associate Dean of Students and has been teaching graduate-level counseling courses as an adjunct instructor since spring 2015. Amy is originally from Baton Rouge, but she and her husband Steve have lived in New Orleans on and off since 2008. She loves the city, especially the Mid City area, with a soft spot for City Park and Morning Call. Amy counsels part-time and thinks that advising is one of the best parts of her job. email:

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Jody Heneghan

A native New Orleanian, Jody spent most of his formative years in Da Parish, a term you’ll learn while here in New Orleans. Jody graduated from NOBTS with both a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry in December of 2001 and a Master of Divinity with a specialization in Expository Preaching in December 2010. Jody has served as a Graduate Academic Counselor since March 2006 and believes that helping students is more than a job and nothing short of an extension of his ministry. Jody’s experience enables to him to assist students of all disciplines. He also serves as a bi-vocational pastor in a local church and is passionate about preaching and teaching the Word of God. He and his wife Jennie have four beautiful daughters. When he is able, Jody loves to explore the Louisiana bayous and bays while fishing the day away. email:

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Holly Barnette

Holly Barnette moved to New Orleans to begin attending NOBTS in 2013. She graduated with an MDiv in 2017. She has served as the Student Life Director for three years and loves planning events that help promote fellowship among students, their families, faculty, and staff. Having grown up in a small town in North Louisiana, Holly found the move to New Orleans to be a bit of an adjustment, but she quickly grew to love the city. She and her husband Andy enjoy spending time at the lake front and consider themselves to be snoball connoisseurs. email:

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Judi Jackson

Judi Jackson has been connected with NOBTS for over three decades. In addition to earning an MRE (1983) and a PhD in Christian Education (2005), she has taught as an adjunct professor since 1995 and served in the Dean of Students office as Associate Dean of Students and Coordinator of Women's Programs (2010-2015). Following a move with her husband Allen to Atlanta, Georgia, Judi now focuses her efforts on the Georgia/Alabama extension centers, primarily out of the North Georgia Hub in Marietta. She is available through appointment and email to advise prospective and current students. email: