West Monroe West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce Hosts NELA Delegation at Legislative Summit
The West Monroe West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce was proud to host a Legislative summit at the West Monroe Convention Center this week.
The West Monroe West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce was proud to host a Legislative summit at the West Monroe Convention Center this week. Attendees included members of the Louisiana State legislature, local elected officials , and representatives from the WMWO Chamber.
“We truly appreciate the opportunity to meet with our NELA Delegation and local elected officials today. as we continue to partner collaboratively to move not only West Monroe and West Ouachita, but our entire region, forward.” Said Sheila Snow, Government Committee Chair for the Chamber “Meetings like our Legislative Summit allow us to identify our joint priorities and present a unified voice when advocating for our members and region.”
The yearly event allows the WMWO Chamber to understand legislative priorities for our Northeast Louisiana Delegation and express the concerns of our membership in advance of the legislative session. The Summit included presentations by the Ouachita Parish Police Jury members Shane Smiley, Larry Bratton and Jack Clampit, West Monroe Mayor Staci Mitchell, and Dr. Randy Esters and Dr. Wendi Tostenson of Louisiana Delta Community College in addition to open discussion by the Delegation members in attendance.
“We look forward to any opportunity to advocate for our membership and our community. This event provides insights for the Chamber Board as we support not just local funding objectives for our communities, but also tackle deeper issues that require long term attention’ Said Kristopher Kelley, Executive Director of the WMWO Chamber “We look forward to this event each year as an opportunity to increase partnership across our entire region.”