2018 Board of Directors

With all successful organizations, the key is great leadership.  The Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival has assembled an excellent team comprised of volunteers, who are the backbone of the association. Their love for their community, loyalty to the festival, and experience in the industry sets this group for sweet success.

Officers

  • Ronald Gonsoulin – President
  • Kristie Blanchard – Vice-President
  • Debbie Taylor – Treasurer
  • Petty Pollet – Secretary

Board Members

  • Hailey Bennett
  • Walteen Broussard
  • Jeanne Cutrera
  • Ryan Dore
  • Daniel Gonsoulin
  • Michael Parich
  • Doreen Landry
  • Lisa Lourd
  • Phyllis Mata
  • Vickie Melancon
  • Elizabeth Minvielle
  • Dusty Moore
  • Lisa Norris
  • Michele Simoneaux
  • Daniel Viator
  • Ted Viator
  • Wilson Viator

Committee Chairpersons

  • By-Laws/ Articles / Charter Committee – Doreen Landry
  • Coronation Ball Committee – Sue Cancienne
  • Entertainment / Fais-do-do Commmitee – Kristie Blanchard
  • Farm Fest Committee – Ted Viator
  • Food Committee – Michele Simoneaux
  • Judges Committee – Jessie Breaux
  • King’s Announcement Party Committee – Daniel Viator
  • Media Committee – Lisa Lourd
  • Membership List / Invitations Committee – Kristie Blanchard & Walteen Broussard
  • Pageant Committee – Petty Pollet
  • Parade Committee – Dusty Moore
  • Poster Committee – Walteen Broussard
  • Queen’s Brunch Committee – Vickie Melancon
  • Queen Sugar Coordinator – Michele Simoneaux
  • Shows in City Park Committee – James Abadie
  • Social Media Committee – Mary Claire Simoneaux Burns
  • Sponsorship Committee – Elizabeth Minvielle
  • Stars of Style Committee – Phyllis Mata & Lisa Lourd
  • T-Shirt Committee – Kristie Blanchard & Joel Songne
  • Visiting Queen’s Committee – Madeline Kessler, Rebecca Simoneaux
  • Website Committee – Meredith Conger, Mary Claire Simoneaux Burns

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