LBA Holds Government Relations & Grassroots Council Meeting
(above) LBA recently held its annual Government Relations and Grassroots Council meeting on Jan. 20 in Baton Rouge, with close to 50 bankers from around the state in attendance. At the meeting, State Rep. John Stefanski (R-Crowley), who is chairman of the House and Governmental Affairs Committee, talked to bankers about the upcoming special session for redistricting congressional, legislative and judicial seats, among others.
(above) Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions Commissioner Stan Dameron speaks to bankers at the LBA GRGC meeting.
(above) LBA CEO Ginger Laurent addresses the group at the GRGC meeting. Also pictured (seated, from left) are LBA General Counsel David Boneno and LBA Federal Issues Chairman Brent Vidrine of Bank of Sunset and Trust Company, who is also LBA chairman-elect.
(above) During the LBA Government Relations and Grassroots Council meeting., Home Bank, N.A., was recognized as the top participant in LBA grassroots efforts during 2021. Pictured (from left) are John Bordelon of Home Bank and LBA Director of Government Relations Joe Gendron.
(above) b1BANK was recognized as the bank contributing the most to the LBA State PAC during 2021. Pictured (from left) are Jude Melville of b1BANK and LBA Director of Government Relations Joe Gendron.