Gerald (Gerald) Boudreaux (D-24)

State Senator Gerald Boudreaux

Gerald (Gerald) Boudreaux (D-24)
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Capitol: 225.342.2040
FAX: 225.342.1140
District: 337.267.7520
Room B-254 State Capitol 900 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
PO Box 91245
Lafayette, LA 70509
Residence:Lafayette, LA

Committee Assignments


Gerald Boudreaux was elected to represent District 24, in the Louisiana State Senate on October 24, 2015 and was sworn into office on January 11, 2016. He was re-elected October 12, 2019 and sworn in on January 13, 2020 for the second term. He was appointed as a member to the following Senate Committees during his initial term-  Education  Health and Welfare  Revenue and Fiscal Affairs  Select Committee on Veteran's Affairs (Vice-Chairman) January 18, 2016  Select Committee on Veteran's Affairs (Chairman) April 8, 2019  Joint Capital Outlay He was appointed as a member to the following Senate Committees for his second term-  Executive  Finance  Health and Welfare  Local and Municipal Affairs (Vice-Chairman)  Select Committee on Military and Veteran's Affairs (Chairman)  Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget Additionally, his state service includes being appointed to the-  Louisiana Obesity Prevention and Management Commission  Louisiana Workforce Investment Council  Governor's Advisory Council on Disability Affairs  WON Louisiana Legislative Commission  Louisiana Drug Policy Board  Advisory Council on Historically Black Colleges and Universities  Atchafalaya Basin Program Oversight Committee  Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children  Louisiana Bullying Awareness and Treatment Task Force  Louisiana Military Family Assistance Board Gerald and his wife Carlos are the parents of Whittney, Hallie, Reginald (deceased) and Brittney (deceased) and are members of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, where he serves as a "Trustee" Member of the Finance Committee and as Captain of the 11-00am Usher Society. Gerald currently serves on the Board of Directors for the following-  Miles Perret Cancer Services Center  Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame (LSHOF)  Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS)  Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Committee (1985-Present) (Chairman 1993-present) However, his service/work history also includes-  Director of Parks & Recreation Department (January 1985-June 2020); appointed to this position by six Mayors of the City of Lafayette. Served a total of 42 years (part and full time) in the department (1978-2020).  B.S. Degree in Education from UL Lafayette/Graduate of Northside High School  Past member of Board of Directors - United Way of Acadiana (1987-1996)  Past member of Board of Directors - Chamber of Commerce of Lafayette (1989-1991)  Past member of Kiwanis-Southwest LA (1984-2004)  Past member and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Lourdes Hospital (2005-2013)  Past Member of Ragin Cajun Athletic Foundation (RCAF) (2013-2016)  Past Member of the Louisiana State Parks Board (1988-1992) Honors/Awards-  Outstanding Young Man of America, 1984  Kiwanian of the Year (Kiwanis-Southwest), 1986  Distinguished Service Award Recipient (Hershey Track), 1986  Naismith Award (College Basketball Official of Year), 2000  Mr. Louisiana Basketball (Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches), 2008  Dave Dixon Sports Leadership Award; inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, 2010 as a Major College Basketball Official.  Trailblazer Award from the Greater Lafayette Black Chamber of Commerce, 2015 2016 Tribute to Excellence Award presented by Lafayette National Association of University Women Organization. 2016 Outstanding Graduate Award Christiana-Smith/UL Alumni Chapter 2017 Legislator of the Year Louisiana School Board Association 2017 Business Champion Award Southwest Louisiana Chamber of Commerce 2018 Friend of St. Landry Evangeline CASA Award 2018 Legislation Advocate of the Year Louisiana State Medical Society District 9 2019 Louisiana Federation of Teachers School Employees Legislative Award 2019 Horseman's Benevolent & Protective Association Triple Crown Award 2020 Historic Tax Credit Champion 2020 Women of Wisdom Gratitude Service Award In addition to his community and civic responsibilities, Gerald was active as an NCAA College Basketball Official from 1984 until 2006, and was selected to work the Final Four five times including four championship games 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2003 during his career. He served as the Supervisor of Men's Basketball Officials for the Southeastern Conference from 2006 through 2013

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2015    Next Election: 2027
Spouse: Carlos   
Counties Representing
Lafayette Parish
St. Landry Parish
St. Martin Parish