(October 31, 2018) The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Executives (LACCE) has officially installed its 2019 Board of Directors and President, Paula Ramsey. Ramsey is Vice President of the Chamber Southwest/Southwest LA Economic Development Alliance located in Lake Charles. LACCE and its Board Members represent chambers of commerce from all areas of the state. The organization is the only statewide association formed for the advancement of local chambers, chamber executives and staff.
The Association holds an annual conference each fall to update chambers across the state on industry trends, business issues, and operations stability. LACCE membership includes fifty chambers of commerce in Louisiana,representing over ten thousand businesses and over one hundred thousand employees.
The following chamber professionals will serve on the 2019 Executive Board:
President – Paula Ramsey, Chamber Southwest/Southwest LA Economic Development Alliance
Incoming President – Sandra Lindquist, New Orleans Chamber of Commerce
Treasurer – Jeremy Hidalgo, Broussard Chamber of Commerce
Immediate Past President – Deborah Randolph, Central LA Regional Chamber of Commerce
The following chamber professionals will serve on the 2019 Board of Directors:
Melissa Bordelon, Hammond Chamber of Commerce
Camille Conaway, Louisiana Association of Business and Industry
Jamie Hanks, West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce
Lisa Johnson, Bossier Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Timothy J. Magner, Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
Raquella Manuel, St. Landry Chamber of Commerce
Amy S. Thibodeaux, Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce
Lacey Toledano, St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce
April Wehrs, Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce
LACCE is the professional development organization for chambers of commerce executives and
staff members in Louisiana. LACCE equips chamber professionals with leadership development
opportunities and tools to build innovative chambers.