Police Jury Begins New Term
January 11, 2016 – The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury was officially sworn in at a special organizational meeting held this morning in the Parish Government Building. All Jurors representing 15 districts throughout Calcasieu Parish will serve their term from January, 2016 to January, 2020. Four Jurors are serving their first term on the Police Jury. They are: Kevin White, representing District 1, Shelly Mayo, representing District 3, Shalon Latour, representing District 10 and Judd Bares, representing District 12. Calvin Collins, who represents District 2, previously served on the Police Jury from 1996 – 2012.
Once all Jurors were sworn in, the first official business conducted was the election of officers for 2016. Jurors elected Chris Landry as President for 2016 and Hal McMillin as Vice-President, both by acclamation. Chris Landry succeeds Nicholas E. Hunter, and Hal McMillin succeeds Sandy Treme. Chris Landry represents District 7 of the Police Jury, which includes portions of the City of Lake Charles and Ward 3. Landry is currently serving his fifth term. He is President and co-owner of Landry Supply/Napa Auto Parts, and Industrial Spray and Lawn care, all located in Lake Charles. He is a member of St. Margaret’s Church, the Advertising Council for the NAPA Houston Distribution Center, and past member of the Jobbers Advisory Council for the National Automotive Parts Association.
Hal McMillin represents District 14 of the Police Jury, which includes the city of Westlake and is currently serving his fifth term. He served as a Westlake City Councilman from 1995 to 1999, and helped to lead the recovery efforts after Hurricane Rita as Police Jury President in 2005. He works for Levingston Engineers as Business Development Manager.
Members of the Police Jury are as follows:
|District 1||Kevin White||1st Term|
|District 2||Calvin Collins||5th Term|
|District 3||Shelly Mayo||1st Term|
|District 4||Tony Guillory||3rd Term|
|District 5||Nic Hunter||2nd Term|
|District 6||Dennis Scott||3rd Term|
|District 7||Chris Landry||5th Term|
|District 8||Guy Brame||4th Term|
|District 9||Kevin Guidry||4th Term|
|District 10||Shalon Latour||1st Term|
|District 11||Sandy Treme||7th Term|
|District 12||Judd Bares||1st Term|
|District 13||Francis Andrepont||7th Term|
|District 14||Hal McMillin||5th Term|
|District 15||Les Farnum||3rd Term|
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