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Chamber SWLA Board of Directors

Executive Board

  • Chair Jim Giffin of Edward Jones
  • Chair Elect Kay Fox of Beauregard Electric
  • Immediate Past Chair Kristy Armand of Healthy Image/Thrive Magazine
  • Vice Chair, Governmental Affairs Ronnie Petree of The Bank
  • Vice Chair, Business Dev. & Inclusion Thomas Clemons of PrideStaff Staffing
  • Vice Chair, Education & Workforce Development Janie Fruge of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
  • Vice Chair, Quality of Life Tobie Hodgkins of Century 21 Bessette Realty
  • Treasurer Jason Guillory of McElroy, Quirk & Burch
  • Legal Counsel Ross Raley of Stockwell Sievert Law Firm
  • President/CEO George Swift of The Chamber SWLA/SWLA Alliance Foundation


Board Members At Large

  • Junaid Abassi of Abassi Properties
  • Kurt Allen of Air Liquide
  • Dr. Neil Aspinwall of Sowela Technical Community College
  • Eric Avery of Crying Eagle Brewing Company
  • John Berryhill of Image 360
  • Jenny Bono with Fusion Five
  • Ernie Broussard of The Colt Group
  • Barry Brown of Red River Bank
  • Dr. Daryl Burckel of McNeese State University
  • Devan Corbello with the Arts & Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana
  • Domenick DiPaolo of Waste Management
  • Jerry Dunn of CITGO
  • Keith DuRousseau of Keiland Construction
  • Jeff Favre of Isle of Capri Casino
  • Gary Gobert of Lake City Trucking
  • Margaret Harris of Entergy
  • Greg Hennagin of The Golden Nugget
  • Christina Joyce-Wilson with Leadership SWLA
  • Hardtner Klumpp of The Investors Group of Louisiana
  • Leon Lagneaux of Amerisafe
  • Debra Lastrapes of Calcasieu Refining
  • Hal McMillin of Thompson Engineering
  • Mark Peters of Lotte Chemical
  • Jolie Rhinhart of Phillips66
  • Tonya Richard of Imperial Health
  • Harold Roland of L'Auberge Casino
  • Scott Sirois of Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana
  • Roxie Smith of The MLK Coalition
  • Greg Thibodeaux of Turner Industries
  • Eric Walker of SASOL
  • Bart Yakupzack of Jack Lawton Companies
  • Nic Zaver of Insignia Hotel Management


Courtesy Seats

  • Linda LeBlanc of Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce
  • Lillian Karr of DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce
  • Lisa Adams of The Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce
  • Lena McArthur of West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce
  • Jennifer Clinton of The Oakdale Chamber of Commerce
  • Barbara Savant of Kinder Chamber of Commerce

Contact Information

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