Carla Tate elected as Secretary of Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus
Baton Rouge, La. – Carla Tate, Executive Director of the Tangipahoa Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau was installed as Secretary of the Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (LACVB) Board of Directors during the association’s January meeting in Charenton.
“I am honored to be serving LACVB and the statewide convention and visitor industry,” said Carla Tate, Secretary. “This organization plays an important role in connecting travel industry organizations throughout the state and helping them work together to attract convention and tourism business. I look forward to working with my fellow board members to keep the momentum going.”
New officers installed include the following: Timothy Bush, with Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou Tourism, as chairman; Arlene Gould, with the Natchitoches Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau, as vice chairman; Stacy Brown, with the Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau as treasurer and Eric Edwards, with the Livingston Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau, as immediate past chairman.
“We are thrilled that our members have selected a slate of industry leaders from throughout the state to lead this organization as we work to position the convention and visitor industry as an important economic driver and provide members opportunities to market their communities as travel destinations,” said Jill Kidder, LACVB president and CEO.
About the Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus
The mission of LACVB is to serve as the collective voice of Louisiana’s destination marketing organizations and provide members with education, networking and marketing opportunities. It works to impact the local, state and national convention and visitor industry, while also positioning the industry as an important economic generator in member communities. For more information, visit DiscoverLouisiana.org.