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Gerald BoudreauxDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 24
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Gerald Boudreaux, born September 16, 1960, in Houston, Texas, is a Democratic member of the Louisiana State Senate for District 24, which encompasses parts of Lafayette, St. Landry, and St. Martin parishes in south Louisiana. In the nonpartisan blanket primary held on October 24, 2015, Boudreaux defeated State Representative Ledricka Johnson Thierry, a fellow Democrat, 17,846 (60.8 percent) to 11,528 (39.3 percent). The position opened when the Republican incumbent, African-American attorney Elbert Guillory of Opelousas, ran last in a four-candidate field for lieutenant governor. Boudreaux studied at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Since 1982, Boudreaux has worked in the parks and recreation department of the Lafayette Consolidated Government, most recently as the director. For twenty-eight years, he has been a referee of college basketball. He officiated in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Final Four on five occasions. Boudreaux is Roman Catholic.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
BS Education
1982
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Senator
Louisiana State Senate
2016 - Current
Coordinator
Men's Basketball Officials, Southeastern Conference
2006 - 2013
Basketball Official
National Collegiate Athletic Association, Southeastern Conference
1984 - 2006
Department Director
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
1985
Director
Lafayette Recreation & Parks Department
1974
Other Experience1 - 29 of 29
Board Member
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System
Current
Captain
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Usher Society
Current
Member
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Finance Committee
Current
Member
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Current
Member
Ragin Cajun Athletic Foundation
2013 - 2016
Board Member
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
2013 - Current
Board Member
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
2005 - 2013
Chair
Lourdes Hospital Board of Directors
2005 - 2013
Board Member
Miles Perret Cancer Center
2007 - Current
Board Member
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Foundation
2002 - 2005
Charter Member
Kiwanis-Southwest Louisiana
1984 - 2004
Member
Community Foundation of Acadiana
2002 - Current
Member
Bank One Board of Directors
1997 - 1999
Member
United Way of Acadiana Board of Directors
1987 - 1999
Member
University of Southern Louisiana Athletic Council
1994 - 1998
Chair
Martin Luther King Holiday Committee
1993 - Current
Member
Louisiana State Parks Board
1989 - 1992
Member
Chamber of Commerce of Lafayette Board of Directors
1989 - 1991
Member
Martin Luther King Holiday Committee
1990 - Current
Former Member
Citizens of District A
Member
Lafayette Youth Conference Committee
1991 - 1999
Member
Conoco Citizens Advisory Commission
1990 - 1993
Member
Chamber of Commerce Accreditation Advisory Commission
1989 - 1990
Member
Lafayette Parish Substance Abuse Task Force
1989 - 1990
Former Chair
Select Committee on Veterans Affairs, Louisiana State Senate
Former Member
Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate
Former Member
Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate
Former Member
Joint Legislative Committee on Capital Outlay, Louisiana State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Retirement Committee, Louisiana State Senate