PORTraits

Economic Development Breakfast

Paul Aucoin, Port Executive Director

 

Quintin Wilson, Southern Aviators Flight Training

 

Chassity McComack, Executive Director, River Region Chamber

Laverne Toombs, St. John Parish CAO

The River Region Chamber held a ribbon cutting of the Southern Aviators Flight Training located at Port of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport. Pictured: (L-R) Vincent Caire, Airport Director, Port of South Louisiana; Buddy Boe, Executive Director, River Parishes Tourism Commission; Lisa Braud, Port Manager, Port of South Louisiana; Larry Soraparu, Councilman At Large, St. John Parish; Stacy Scott, River Region Chamber; LaVerne Toombs, CAO, St. John Parish; Paul Aucoin, Executive Director, Port of South Louisiana; Quintin Wilson, Southern Aviators; Mohamad Chehab; Patricia Wilson; Roy Quezaire, Deputy Director, Port of South Louisiana; Chassity McComack, Executive Director, River Region Chamber and Roger Tamplain, LaPlace Ford

WIMO- Lunch & Learn

The Port hosted Women in Maritime Organzations (WIMO) which consisted of a presentation, windshield tour of the Port facilities and a lunch. Companies represented at the Lunch & Learn program were Ingram Barge, St. John Fleeting, Riverlands Resources, ARTCO, ADM, Control Union USA, Associated Terminals, Host Agency, Cooper Consolidated, Port of New Orleans, Crescent Towing, Cargill, and Port of South Louisiana.

Nebraska Soybean Board

Members of the Nebraska Soybean Board visited the Port recently to discuss shipments of grain that travel down the Mississippi River.

 

Pictured is Port Executive Director Paul Aucoin, and Cale Buhr, Market Development Coordinator for the Nebraska Soybean Checkoff

 

Legislative Capital Outlay Projects Dinner

Back Row: Senator Ed Price, Rep. Gregory Miller, Commissioner Joey Murray, Commission Chairman Paul Robichaux, Roy Quezaire, Rep. Joe Stagni Front Row: Dale Hymel, Paul Aucoin , Senator Gary Smith, Senator Eddie Lambert, Rep. Johnny Berthelot, Commissioner Judy Songy, Rep. Ken Brass, Commissioner Robert “Poncho” Roussel. Seated: Commissioner Stanley Bazile