Terrebonne-Lafourche Agenda

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, April 27-29

Courtyard By Marriott —  142 Library Rd.


Thursday April 27

Business casual

5:50pm             Meet in lobby, pick up nametags, carpool to reception: Bayou Terrebonne Distillers
(8043 W. Main St.)

6:30-till             Opening Reception

                          Live Music All Night

Friday April 28

Dress: casual

7:30-8:45          Buffet Breakfast at Courtyard by Marriott: Versailles and LaSalle Rooms

8:45                  Packet Overview and Announcements

9:00                  Regional Welcome & Overview: State Representative Tanner Magee, District 53 (Houma)

9:30                  Coastal Wetlands Loss, Restoration and Protection Efforts

  • Simone Maloz, Campaign Director, Restore the Mississippi River Delta (’08 Alum)
  • Chip Kline, Chairman, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

10:45                Break

11:00    Load bus to travel to Port Fourchon/Gulf — Bus leaves promptly at 11:10 am

Guides to coastal region economy, geography, culture:

  • Steve Smith, Sr. Vice President, All South Consulting and Engineering; Past Chairman and Member, LCTCS Board of Trustees (’02 Alum)
  • Windell Curole, Executive Director, South Lafourche Levee District; Member, CPRA (’02 Alum)

12:15                Picnic LunchLaRose Regional Park

1:15                  Continue LA 1 bus trip to Gulf of Mexico

2:00/15             Greater Lafourche Port Commission Operations Center

Presentation on Port Fourchon

  • Davie Breaux, Deputy Port Director

(3:00/30 pm Load Bus:  Port Fourchon tour)

4:15/30             Head for Grand Isle, tour

5:00                  Camp of Stevie Smith (The Big Banana):

Crawfish/shrimp boil @5:30pm

6:30/45             Bus return trip to Houma…down-the-bayou story telling

8:30                  Arrive at Courtyard by Marriott

Saturday, April 29


7:45                  Buffet Breakfast at hotel, Versailles and LaSalle Rooms

Check Out – Sign up for door prizes  

8:45                  Announcements / Brief Discussions

9:00                  Class Discussion and Photo Tour of Louisiana

10:00                Break

10:15-11:15       2023 Legislative Session Preview

  • Barry Erwin, President, CABL

11:30                Announcements            Door Prizes                   Adjourn

 Have a safe trip home. See you in New Orleans July 20-22             

Thanks to our Local Terrebonne-Lafourche Session Sponsors

Continued Thanks to our Statewide Sponsors

Coughlin-Saunders Foundation

Wurtele Fund at BRAF