For Immediate Release:




Karron Alford

Director of Marketing & Technology (225) 773-7213


Visit Baton Rouge Announces 2022 Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Baton Rouge, LA – Visit Baton Rouge’s Board of Directors elected the Executive Committee members at Thursday’s scheduled January board meeting. Claude Reynaud will serve as Chairman, representing Preserve Louisiana; Mary Stein will serve as Vice Chairman, representing the Metropolitan Council; Gary Jupiter will serve as Secretary/Treasurer, representing the Baton Rouge Lodging Association and Scott Michelet will serve as Immediate Past Chairman, representing the Baton Rouge Lodging Association.

The remainder of the board members include Mickey Freiberg, representing the Louisiana Restaurant Association – Baton Rouge Chapter; Kim Ginn, representing the Baton Rouge Area Chamber; Adrienne Moore, representing the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Norman Chenevert, representing the Downtown Development District, Gary Patureau, representing the Mayor-President’s Office and Councilmember Rowdy Gaudet, representing the Metropolitan Council.

The board of directors also voted in favor of hiring Young Strategies, Inc. and Rudloff Solutions, Inc. to handle the search process for Visit Baton Rouge’s new President & CEO. Paul Arrigo, current President & CEO, announced last month that he will be retiring later this year.


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