Tuesday, January 14, 2020
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - Parish President Jaclyn Hotard and the 2020 Council were sworn into office on Monday, January 13, 2020. Inauguration Day included a mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edgard prior to the swearing in ceremony and Council Meeting at the Courthouse.
Following the inaugural mass and swearing in ceremony, the Council elected officers for 2020 and confirmed the appointments of Hotard’s Administrative Team.
Councilman Lennix Madere was chosen by the Council to serve as Council Chairman and Kurt Becnel as vice-chairman. Michael Wright will serve as Finance Chairman with Thomas Malik as vice-chairman.
“I want to thank Parish President Robottom and the outgoing Council Members for their service to the community,” said Hotard. “Most importantly, thank you to the residents of St. John Parish who have put their faith and trust in me. There is an infinite amount of optimism as I move forward alongside the new Council Members and my Administrative team and I cannot help but feel the spirit of all those who supported me and worked alongside of me for this moment.”
A luncheon was held at REGALA Gym immediately following the Council Meeting. Numerous residents and business leaders attended in support.
2020 Council Members:
Lennix “Tweet” Madere - Councilman at Large Division A
Michael P. Wright - Councilman at Large Division B
Kurt Becnel - Councilman District 1
Warren “Bosco” Torres Jr. - Councilman District 2
Tammy Houston - Councilwoman District 3
Tyra Duhe-Griffin - Councilwoman District 4
Robert J, Arcuri - Councilman District 5
Tonia Schnyder - Councilwoman District 6
Thomas Malik - Councilman District 7
Director of Communications – Baileigh Rebowe Helm
Director of Human Resources – Stacey Cador
Director of Planning & Zoning – Rene Pastorek
Director of Health & Human Services – Kali Price
Director of Purchasing – Peter Montz
Director of Public Works – Clayton Faucheux
Director of Economic Development – Stanley Bienemy
Director of Parks & Recreation – Greg Johnson
For more information, please visit the St. John the Baptist Parish website at sjbparish.com or Facebook page.