Ascension Chamber welcomes new 2018 Chairman and Board Members

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Standing L to R: Ronnie Daigle, R.J. Daigle & Sons Contractors, Inc.; Paul Salvant, The Bug Man; Bobby Webre, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office; Gus Gutierrez, Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake; Glynn Fontenot, Methanex; Malcolm Carter, The Scotts Company; Michael Buturla, Domain Architecture; Mark Dearman, Rubicon; Tom Yura, BASF and David Alexander, Ascension Parish School Board. Seated L to R: Brandon Davis, Cox Media; Marie Broussard, Coldwell Banker One; Raneé Rogers, MindWorx Marketing; Jacob Waguespack, Faulk & Winkler, LLC; Erin Lanoux, Percy, Lanoux & Mumphrey, Attorneys at Law; Barbara Irwin, Pujol, Pryor & Irwin, Attorneys at Law and Katie Gibbons, Iberia Bank. Not Pictured: Yvonne Pellerin, St. Elizabeth Hospital.

The Ascension Chamber credits its success to an active membership of more than 500 businesses, its dedicated staff and a diverse, innovative Board of Directors. The Chamber’s Board functions under a President/CEO and an appointed Chairman. Erin Lanoux, Percy, Lanoux & Mumphrey, handed over the reins as 2017 Chairman of the Board to the new 2018 Chairman Michael Buturla of Domain Architecture.

The Chamber would like to thank Erin Lanoux for her dedication to the Chamber throughout 2017. We would also like to thank outgoing board Members Janet Britton, EATEL; Bridget Hanna, Ascension Parish Clerk of Court and Kendal Matassa, Regions Bank.

We are pleased to announce the new additions to the 2018 Board of Directors: Gus Gutierrez, Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-LAKE; Barbara Irwin, Pujol, Pryor & Irwin, Attorneys at Law; Raneé Rogers, MindWorx and Bobby Webre, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The mission of the Ascension Chamber of Commerce is to facilitate and foster economic growth for its members. The Ascension Chamber works to encourage a healthy and growing economic environment in the parish by offering its membership several promotional, sponsorship and networking opportunities in addition to encouraging its many visitors and callers to shop Ascension.

For more information on how you can become a member or get more involved, contact the Chamber office at 225-647-7487 or visit our website at

Contributed by Ascension Chamber of Commerce