What makes SLECA different from other electric utilities in
South Louisiana is a board of directors elected by you, the
member-owners. The directors are themselves SLECA members and
are local residents. It is member ownership and member
representation on the board of directors that makes SLECA such a
ALEXANDER DOYLE - District 6
Alexander Doyle, a resident of Houma, is president of
the SLECA Board of Directors and has served in this
capacity since his election to the board in 1985. An
attorney, Doyle is a member of the Louisiana Bar
Association, the Terrebonne Parish Bar Association and
is qualified to practice law in Federal Court.
Additionally, Doyle served as Terrebonne Parish’s
Assistant District Attorney for 12 years. Doyle serves
the District 6 areas of Mulberry, Barrios, Summerfield,
Little Bayou Black, Coteau and Oakshire.
DAVID LUKE - District 4
Board vice-president David Luke, a board member since
1981, is a wholesale seafood processor. For more than 33
years, the Dulac native has worked in seafood
processing, beginning as a boy in his father’s plant
(Luke Seafood). He and his wife, Elaine, are former
owners of D’Luke’s Seafood, Inc. in Dulac. The couple
owns St. Michael Ice & Fuel in Biloxi, MS, which not
only provides fuel and ice to the Gulf Coast but also
has two shrimp loading piers. Luke is a lifetime member
of the VFW 4752 Rifle Team, a member of the Knights of
Columbus Council 7722, a member of the Grand Caillou
Volunteer Fire Department, and a lifetime member of the
2nd Marine Division Assn. Luke serves District 4 which
consist of the Grand Caillou and Dulac areas.
BRIAN RIVET - District 1
Gheens resident Brian Rivet, owner of a logging and
sawmill business, has served on SLECA’s Board since
1983. He is presently secretary of the SLECA Board, is a
former member of the Cajun Electric Power Cooperative
Board of Directors and past director of Western Fuels,
and is currently a member of the board of directors of
the Association of Louisiana Electric Cooperatives, Inc.
Rivet serves District 1, that includes the Gheens,
Raceland and Mathews areas, and portions of Upper Bayou
Blue, Coteau and Lockport.
TERRY TRAHAN - District 7
Director Terry Trahan, elected to SLECA’s Board in 1987,
serves as board treasurer. He has worked with Trahan’s
Heating and Air Conditioning for 33 years and is part
owner of the company. Trahan is a native of Bayou Black
who enjoys hunting at his deer lease in Mississippi in
his spare time. He serves District 7, which includes
areas of Bayou Black, Gibson, Southdown West, Ouiski
Bayou and The Lakes.
J. D. BOUDREAUX - District 2
Julien Dennis (J.D.) Boudreaux III, a resident of Donner
who has been active in the Donner-Chacahoula Fire
Department and Jaycees also has served on the St.
Lawrence Church Parish Council. A self-employed grocery
operator and bulk-fuel dealer, he was the last president
of the Terrebonne Parish Police Jury and was a member
and the first chairman of the Terrebonne Parish Council.
A former Justice of the Peace, Boudreaux is the
Recipient of the Roland J. Thibodaux Award as a
Terrebonne Parish school bus driver. He represents SLECA members in District 2.
LARRY J. DAIGLE - District 3
Bayou Blue native Larry J. Daigle was elected to the
SLECA board in April 2004 representing District 3.
Having served 39 years as senior vice-president of Caro
Produce and nine years as president of Prime Source and
Southland Distribution, he is currently the produce
buyer for Rouse’s Supermarket. A SLECA member since
1965, Daigle currently is treasurer of the finance
committee of St. Louis Catholic Church and has served on
the parish council of the church for eight years. Mr.
Daigle also serves as advisor to Bishop Boudreaux on the
ROGER DALE DEHART - District
Dularge native Roger Dale DeHart was elected to the
SLECA Board of Directors in March of 1997. DeHart
represents District 5 covering all of Bayou Dularge and
Ashland North Subdivision. He is a member of the
Terrebonne Parish School Board and served as its
vice-president and president. He was appointed to and
served on the Terrebonne Parish Home Rule Charter
Commission. DeHart served more than six years as a
commissioner for Fire District 10. He is very active in
his community and is very serious about all of his
EROY ACOSTA - District 8
Stephensville native Eroy Acosta, elected to the board
in 1987, served his community as a restaurant owner for
many years. Acosta is a member of the St. Martin Parish
Sewage District Board and a member of the St. Martin
Parish Water District Board. The Stephensville Volunteer
Fire Department was established through his fundraising
efforts and he served 21 years as president of the
department. Acosta serves District 8, which includes the
areas of Stephensville, Bayou L’Ourse and part of
Gibson. Acosta says he enjoys
serving the community at both the state and local level.
TRACY DUVAL - District 9
Amelia resident Tracy V. Duval has served on SLECA’s
Board of Directors since 1993. Duval is Justice of the
Peace for Ward 9 in St. Mary Parish. She is also
secretary to the St. Mary Community Action Agency. Duval
represents SLECA District 9, which covers areas of
Amelia, Siracusaville and part of Bayou L’Ourse.
Duval is also one of two SLECA representatives on the board of directors of the Association of Louisiana Electric Cooperatives.
LLOYD GIBSON - Advisor to
Lloyd Gibson, serving as advisor to the board since
1984, is a general contractor and owner of Cookie’s
Construction Co., Inc. A resident of Gibson, he has
served as the Terrebonne Parish Constable in Ward 8 for
27 years. Gibson served as chairman of Terrebonne Parish
Recreation Board, District 8, for 18 years and was
senior deacon and chairman of the Board of Trustees of
the St. James Baptist Church of Gibson for 25 years. He
also serves on the board of the START Corp. and is the
current president of H.O.P.E. of Terrebonne, a community
civic organization. Gibson is very concerned about his
community and is actively involved in its development.