About

The Downtown Development Authority’s mission is the physical, economic and cultural development of the the downtown district— preserving and enhancing its important place as the heart of Lafayette and Acadiana.

The DDA is overseen by a seven-member board and it has three full-time staff.

Downtown Development Board

Miles Matt, Chairman

Lisa Thomas, Secretary

Mike Delcambre

Ross Fontenot

Jim Keaty

Gus Rezende

Greg Walls
   

Downtown Development Staff

 Anita Begnaud, CEO

Jolene Harris, Director of Administration

Hunter Hebert, Operations Manager


PR and Media inquiries:

Brett Mellington, Downtown Business Development Services Manager for the Lafayette Economic Development Authority


Public Notice

             

Board Agendas

        December Agenda

Board Minutes

        June Minutes

        July Minutes

        August Minutes

        September Minutes

        September Special Meeting

        October Minutes 

        November Minutes

        November Special Meeting

        

        

Staff




Anita Begnaud
CEO

anita@downtownlafayette.org




Jolene Harris
Director of Administration

jolene@downtownlafayette.org

Brett Mellington
LEDA & Downtown Development Authority, Downtown Business Development Services Manager

brettm@lafayette.org








































Hunter Hebert
Operations Manager