Conference organizers have recently announced that Governor John Bel Edwards will deliver the Keynote Address, sponsored by Enhanced Environmental and Emergency Services, at the CLEAN GULF Conference & Exhibition, taking place November 13-15 in New Orleans, LA. Governor Edwards will discuss the importance of cooperation, collaboration and teamwork in dealing with issues facing Louisiana and the Gulf Coast.
The Keynote is scheduled from 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM on Wednesday, November 14th. Immediately following the Keynote, Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser will deliver the Welcome.
Governor John Bel Edwards in Amite, Louisiana as one of eight children, and graduated in 1988 from the United States Military Academy at West Point. The governor served as an Airborne Ranger on active duty with the United States Army and commanded a rifle company in the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC. He went on to graduate Order of the Coif from Louisiana State University Law Center and set up a civil law practice in his home town of Amite. In 2008, he was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives from District 72, where he served for eight years until the voters of Louisiana elected him governor in November 2015.
Billy Nungesser is the 54th Lieutenant Governor of the state of Louisiana. He was elected in 2015 and began his term in January of 2016. Billy left a career as a successful businessman to begin his political career following Hurricane Katrina. From natural disasters to promoting our great state, Billy Nungesser is a man for all of Louisiana, said the organizers.