BATON ROUGE, LA (January 6, 2017) The Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (LACCE) has officially installed the 2017 Board of Directors and President, Todd Murphy. Murphy is President & CEO of the Jefferson Chamber. LACCE Board Members represent chambers of commerce from all areas of the state. The Association is the only statewide association formed for the advancement of local chambers, their executives and staff.
Murphy states, “Collectively, our state Chamber Association can provide a stronger voice for business, notwithstanding the professional development that we take back to our respective community chambers.”
The Association holds an annual conference to update chambers across the state on industry trends, business issues, and operations stability. LACCE represents the forty-seven chambers of commerce who represent over ten thousand businesses and over one hundred thousand employees.
Board members for 2017 include:
Todd Murphy, President – Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
Deborah Randolph – Incoming President – Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce
Sherrie Despino, Treasurer – Ascension Chamber of Commerce
April Wehrs – Past President – Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce
Lynn Guillory – Vermillion Chamber of Commerce
Paula Ramsey – Chamber Southwest
Dawn Sharpe – East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce
Sandra Lindquist – New Orleans Chamber of Commerce
Jeremy Hidalgo – Broussard Chamber of Commerce
Camille Conaway – Louisiana Association of Business and Industry
Michelle Cavanaugh – Bossier Chamber of Commerce
Amy S. Thibodeaux—Crowley Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Timothy J. Magner—Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
About the Jefferson Chamber: The Jefferson Chamber is a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community. As a non-profit, membership-driven organization, the Chamber is an effective advocate for small and large businesses at the local, state and federal levels. The Chamber’s mission is to work for the advancement of the business community; to enhance the economic, civic and cultural environment; and to improve the quality of life in Jefferson Parish. The Jefferson Chamber is Four-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013 and 2015 Chamber of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category.