Rick (Rick) Edmonds (R-SS06)
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Capitol: 225.342.2040
FAX: 225.342.1140
District: 225.272.1324
Room B-254 State Capitol 900 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70804

District Office:
13440 Magnolia Square
Baton Rouge, LA 70818
Elected: 2023    Next Election: 2027
Spouse: Cindy   DOB: 9/12/1956
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Education
MemberSenate Committee on Judiciary A
MemberJoint Medicaid Oversight Committee
MemberSenate Committee on Finance
MemberSenate Committee on Insurance
MemberJoint Legislative Committee on the Budget
Counties Representing
East Baton Rouge Parish / Livingston Parish / St. Helena Parish / Tangipahoa Parish


State Representative Rick Edmonds is a Republican Member of the Louisiana Legislature representing Louisiana's District 66. He is the Chairman of House Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs, Chairman of the Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee, the House Chair of the Statutory Dedication Subcommittee for Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, and a member of the House Appropriations Committee, and the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. He is also a member of the Capital Region Legislative Delegation and the Treasurer of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation.

Since being elected, Representative Edmonds has been awarded the Most Valuable Policy Maker multiple times by the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, the A+ award for the Louisiana Sheriffs Association, the Legis-gator of the Year Award from the Southwest Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and the Patrick Henry Outstanding Family Advocate multiple times presented by Louisiana Family Forum.

Rick Edmonds is the former Vice President of Louisiana Family Forum, a state family policy group committed to defending faith, freedom and the traditional family in the great state of Louisiana.

Rick has over forty years of ministry experience. Before joining LFF, Rick pastored several churches in Louisiana and Florida leading each of them to be evangelistic and missional minded churches. He most recently pastored the Calvary Baptist Church in Shreveport leading them to relaunch their high school which has become one of the most outstanding schools academically, spiritually and athletically in the state of Louisiana. Rick has also been an awarded education administrator in two cities in Louisiana, Baton Rouge and Shreveport, as well as Tampa, Florida. Rick has been a guest speaker and leader of mission projects in over twenty countries around the world. He has overseen projects that include translating the Bible, building of churches, orphanages, children camps, as well as Bible distribution efforts to multiple language groups.

Rick and Cindy are high school sweethearts and have been happily married for over forty-nine years. They are the proud parents of four sons, four beautiful daughter-in-laws and eight grandchildren.

Rick holds multiple degrees including the Masters of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Bachelor of Arts in Religion from East Texas Baptist University. He has done his Doctoral Studies at New Orleans Theological Seminary, and has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate.