On Saturday, Acadiana lost a valuable and loved member – Kathy J. Bobbs, president and chief executive officer of Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Bobbs held numerous leadership positions throughout her life in the Acadiana area. She served on the boards of One Acadiana, Home Bancorp, the Woman’s Foundation, and United Way of Acadiana, according to the Daily Advertiser. She also was a delegate for the American Hospital Association, a board member for the Louisiana Hospital Association and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Bobbs was also “a wonderful mother and grandmother.”