Officers & Directors

2022 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN
Kyle Edmiston
Visit Lake Charles
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601
(337) 436-9588

TREASURER
Ralph Ney

Baton Rouge Marriott
5500 Hilton Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 752-1455

VICE-CHAIRMAN
Alana Cooper
Monroe-West Monroe CVB
P.O. Box 1436
West Monroe, LA 71294
(318) 366-0261

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Dickie Brennan
Dickie Brennan & Company
605 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 274-1814

SECRETARY
Donna O'Daniels
Louisiana Northshore 
68099 Highway 59
Mandeville, LA 70471
(985) 892-0520
 

DIRECTORS

Joanna Folse-Alexander
Sunrise Hospitality
8520 Business Park Dr.
Bossier City, LA 71111
(318) 841-9721
Morgan Moss
The Myrtles Plantation
7747 U.S. Highway 61
St. Francisville, LA 70775
(225) 635-6277

Mike Buckley
Golden Nugget Casino Resort
2550 Golden Nugget Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
(337) 508-7777

Ralph Calhoun
Biedenharn Museum & Gardens 
2006 Riverside Dr. 
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 387-5281

Jeremy Cooker
New Orleans & Co. 
2020 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 826-9705

Jady Regard
Cane River Pecan Company
254 W. Main Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 321-4201

John Crook
Vernon Parish Tourist Commission
P.O. Box 349
Leesville, LA 71496
(337) 238-0783
Jay Sharplin
Sharpco Hotels Group
5135 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 352-9198
 
Kevin Dolliole
New Orleans Airport
900 Airline Drive
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 303-7652
Stephen Watson
National WWII Museum
945 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 528-1944
Cody Gray
Louisiana's Cajun Bayou
4484 LA-1
Raceland, LA 70394
(985) 537-5800

Nimesh Zaver
Insignia Hotel Management
320 S Cities Service Hwy
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 626-7000

Aaron Dirks
Limousine Livery 
4333 Euphrosine St.
New Orleans, LA 70125
(877) 546-8788
EX-OFFICIO
Doug Bourgeois

Assistant Secretary
Louisiana Office of Tourism
P.O. Box 94291
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Chris Landry
LBA Hospitality
2733 Ross Clark Circle
Dothan, AL 36302
(334) 596-2753
Rebecca Blankenbaker
Cane River National Heritage Area
1115 Washington Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 356-5555
 

ASSOCIATE MEMBER
Nelson Gumm

AJR Media Group
25132 Oakhurst Drive
Spring, TX 77386
(713) 942-7676 

  Vito Zuppardo
Miles Partnership
10000 Celtic Blvd. Suite 204
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(504) 256-6395

 CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE

New directors will also include representatives of each of the Chairman's Circle partner organizations

Visit Baton Rouge
359 Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 383-1825

Monroe-West Monroe CVB
P.O. Box 1436
West Monroe, LA 71294
(318) 366-0261

Explore Houma
114 Tourist Drive
Gray, LA 70359
(985) 868-2732

New Orleans & Co.
2020 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 826-9705

Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission
1400 Northwest Evangeline Thwy
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 232-3737

St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission
68099 Highway 59
Mandeville, LA 70471
(985) 892-0520

Visit Lake Charles
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601
(337) 436-9588

Shreveport-Bossier CTB
P.O. Box 1761
Shreveport, LA 71166
(318) 222-9391

 

Tangipahoa Parish CVB
13143 Wardline Rd.
Hammond, LA 70401
(985) 542-7520