Divisions & Bylaws

Chamber Development

Division Vice-Chairman: LaDonna Cruse, Stephanie Hebert Insurance Agency
Chairman: Janel Ricca

The Diplomats are the face of the Chamber. These volunteers are occasionally mistaken for staff members because they assist with Chamber functions and meetings. The Diplomats attend ribbon cuttings and reach out to new and existing members.

Economic Development & Infrastructure

Division Vice-Chairman: Mitchell Marmande, Delta Coast Consultants, LLC.
Chairman: Logan H. Babin III, Logan H. Babin Incorporated

The Economic Development Committee monitors issues that impact economic development in the parish including the efforts of the Terrebonne Economic Development Authority. The committee has worked on parish beautification and gateway improvement projects and also listens to business-related issues brought forth from individual members.

The Infrastructure Committee works with the parish and other entities to advocate for improvements to local infrastructure including roads, bridges and telecommunications.

Community Development

Division Vice-Chairman: Michael Garcia M.D., South Louisiana Medical Associates
Education Chairman: Kristine Strickland, PhD L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College

The Education Committee advocates for quality education and workforce development in the public school system as well as Fletcher Technical Community College and Nicholls State University.

Healthcare Chairman : Barry Chauvin, Options For Independence

The Healthcare Committee advocates for quality, affordable healthcare.  It also monitors healthcare legislation, evaluates reform options that decrease the current strain on our nation’s job creators, and educates businesses on the possible effects of recent healthcare legislation.

Government Activities

Division Vice-Chairman: David Rabalais, Terrebonne Port Commission

The Government Affairs Committee monitors local, state and federal political issues that might impact the business community and/or the citizens of Terrebonne Parish. The committee reviews a number of bills and recommends that the Chamber support or oppose some of them.

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