I am one of the leaders of the Acadiana and New Orleans Models GuildsThey are regional not-for-profit trade associations for working models. These guilds are not a front for agency/management recruitment or "pay-to-play" schemes. Nor can they be leveraged to promote other model industry services. The purpose of these guilds are to provide education and protection for experienced and aspiring models of all genres. We also serve a function to protect artists, teachers, and producers by providing reliable and reputable models for their needs. Independent and agency-signed models are equally welcome. With honest recognition that we have more viable models than available work, we are also engaged in activities to expand paying options for local models. Depending on the specific agenda, many meetings will also be open to industry professionals who hire or partner with models. Join Facebook Group