BIG News
From the Bayou Industrial Group
Upcoming BIG Events

Monthly Luncheons

Monday, November 4
Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi and St. Mary Levee Director Tim Matte

Monday, December 9
Francis Richard,
John Deere

Members attend our monthly luncheon at no charge!  If you cannot attend a meeting, don't let your perk go to waste -- send someone in your place!!


Board of Directors

Jimmy Ledet,  
T. Baker Smith
Executive Vice-President: 
Dr. Ricky Melancon,
Houma Spine and Rehabilitation


Howell Chiasson,

 Nicholls State University   


Steve Gaubert, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center 


Past President: 
Francis Richard, John Deere


Raylan Alleman,  

Raylan Alleman, CPA


Denny Borne,

Bollinger Shipyards


Dwayne Bourgeois, North Lafourche Levee District

Hugh Caffery,
Valentine Chemicals

Monique Crochet,
NSU Alumni Association

Shane Guin,
Carlton & Assoc. Real Estate

Raymond Richard,
MidSouth Bank

Jennifer Armand,
Executive Director

Morgan City Mayor and St. Mary Parish Levee Director Are Guest Speakers for November 4 Luncheon
Bayou Industrial Group is pleased to welcome Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi and St. Mary Levee District Director Tim Matte as guest speakers for our monthly luncheon on Monday, November 4, 2013.  Our meeting is the first Monday of the month in November due to the Veterans Day holiday falling on our regular meeting date.

Mayor Grizzaffi and Mr. Matte will share news with us about economic development, infrastructure and flood protection efforts in Morgan City and St. Mary Parish. We look forward to hearing from our Bayou neighbors!

The meeting begins at Noon at the Bayou Country Club in Thibodaux. We hope to see you and your guests there! 
November 4 Meeting Notice

Reservations Requested By:
5 pm on THURSDAY, October 31.

Bring a Guest to Lunch with You or Send Someone in Your Place if You are Unable to Attend!

There is no charge for BIG members; $20 fee for reserved guests; $25 for walk-ins.  Since BIG is required to pay for total number of reservations, all reserved guests will be billed for payment regardless of attendance. 
2014 BIG Officers, Board Members Proposed for Membership Approval
At the November 4 BIG Membership Luncheon, the BIG Nominating Committee will present a list of proposed 2014 officers and new members of the Board of Directors for membership approval.

The proposed slate of officers nominated by the committee includes:

President - Dr.  Ricky Melancon
Executive Vice President - Howell Chiasson
Vice President - Dwayne Bourgeois
Secretary/Treasurer - Steve Gaubert
Past President - Jimmy Ledet

Board of Directors nominees include:

Henri Boulet, LA 1 Coalition (first term)
Shane Guin, Carlton & Assoc. Real Estate (second term)
Lori LeBlanc, Lori LeBlanc, LLC (first term)

Francis Richard and Hugh Caffery will be rolling off of the Board at the end of this year after serving two terms each.  We thank them for their leadership and years of service to BIG! 


Ben Malbrough,
Bayou Lafourche Freshwater District

New members are always welcome! 
 If you are someone you know would like to join Bayou Industrial Group, contact Executive Director Jennifer Armand at (985) 580-3901, or
Bayou Industrial Group  *  985-580-3901  * 
P.O. Box 712, Thibodaux, LA 70302  *