January 2019 HACB Board Minutes

Houma Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau

Regular Scheduled Meeting Minutes

January 31, 2019

 

Board Member Attendance

Present                                                                                                    Absent

Katherine Gilbert – Chair                                                                       Dale Norred – Secretary / Treasurer

Andrée Casey – Vice Chair

Charles Wilson, Sr.

Cheri Blanchard

Judy Smart

Brenda Babin

Mary Lynn Bisland

Julie Falgout arrived at 8:45am

Staff Member Attendance

Present

Sondra Corbitt – Executive Director

Joey Pierce – Assistant Director

Bobbie Smith – Financial / Office Manager

Community Member…

December 2018 HACVB Board meeting minutes

Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Rescheduled Meeting Minutes

December 20, 2018

 

Board Members in attendance:                    Absent Board Members

Mary Lynn Bisland – Chairperson                   Julie Falgout

Dale Norred – Secretary/Treasurer                 

Katherine Gilbert – Vice Chair                       

Andree Buquet-Casey

Charles Wilson, Sr.

Cheri Blanchard

 

Staff Members in attendance:                      

Sondra Corbitt – Executive Director               

Bobbie Smith – Financial Office Manager

 

Community Members in attendance:

Ms. Anne Picou with Houma Downtown Development Corporation

Ms. Katie Portier with Terrebonne Foundation for Academic Excellence in Public Education

Mr. Jonathan Foret with South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center

Ms. Mary Benson with Voice…


HACVB Meeting Minutes December 2018

Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Rescheduled Meeting Minutes December 20, 2018 Board Members in attendance: Absent Board Members Mary Lynn Bisland – Chairperson Julie Falgout Dale Norred – Secretary/Treasurer Katherine Gilbert – Vice Chair Andree Buquet-Casey Charles Wilson, Sr. Cheri Blanchard Staff Members in attendance: Sondra Corbitt – Executive Director Bobbie Smith – Financial Office Manager Community Members in attendance: Ms. Anne Picou with Houma Downtown Development Corporation Ms. Katie Portier with Terrebonne Foundation for Academic Excellence in Public Education Mr. Jonathan Foret with South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center Ms. Mary Benson with Voice of the Wetlands Ms. Theresa Benoit with Voice of the Wetlands Ms. Bonnie Dupre with Sunrise Rotary Club of Houma Foundation I. Call to order…

November 2018 HACVB Board meeting minutes

Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
Regular Meeting Minutes
November 29, 2018

Board Members in attendance: Absent Board Members
Mary Lynn Bisland – Chairperson Mark Pitre
Dale Norred – Secretary/Treasurer 
Katherine Gilbert Theriot – Vice Chair
Andree Buquet-Casey
Charles Wilson, Sr.
Julie Falgout
Cheri Blanchard arrived at 8:37 am

Staff Members in attendance:
Sondra Corbitt – Executive Director
Bobbie Smith – Financial Office Manager

Community Members in attendance:
Mrs. Judy Smart

I. Call to order
M. Bisland called to order the regular meeting of the HACVB at 8:35 am on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at HACVB Administration building in the Conference Room.Read More


October 2018 HACVB Board Regular Meeting Minutes

Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
Regular Meeting Minutes
October 25, 2018

Board Members in attendance:                                   Absent Board Members
Mary Lynn Bisland – Chairperson                               Dale Norred – Secretary/Treasurer
Cheri Blanchard                                                          Mark Pitre
Katherine Gilbert Theriot – Vice Chair                        Kim Chauvin
Andree Buquet-Casey


Public Hearing Notice 2019 Budget

November 29, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

The Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau has scheduled a public hearing on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 8:30am in the Administration Building Conference Room at 114 Tourist Drive, Gray, LA 70359.  The purpose of the hearing is to obtain public input on the proposed 2019 budget which is being published in summary below:

 

Houma Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

2019 Budget

   

Income


HACVB Board Meeting September 2018

Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
Regular Meeting Minutes
September 27, 2018
 
Board Members in attendance                                           Absent Board Members
Mary Lynn Bisland – Chairperson                                      Cheri Blanchard
Katherine Gilbert Theriot – Vice Chair                               Andree Buquet-Casey
Dale Norred – Secretary/Treasurer                                   Julie Falgout
Mark Pitre

HACVB Board Meeting September 2018

Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Regular Meeting Minutes September 27, 2018 Board Members in attendance: Absent Board Members Mary Lynn Bisland – Chairperson Cheri Blanchard Katherine Gilbert Theriot – Vice Chair Andree Buquet-Casey Dale Norred – Secretary/Treasurer Julie Falgout Mark Pitre Charles Wilson, Sr. Kim Chauvin arrived at 8:55 am Staff Members in attendance: Sondra Corbitt – Executive Director Bobbie Smith – Financial Office Manager Community Members in attendance: Mrs. Judy Smart I. Call to order M. Bisland called to order the regular meeting of the HACVB at 8:32 am on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at HACVB Administration building in the Conference Room. II. Roll call Quorum was present. III. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance: M. Bisland led the…

Tourism Office Offering 2019 Festival Grant

Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 2792
Houma, LA 70361
985.868.2732

Contact: Bobbie Smith
bobbie.smith@houmatravel.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tourism Office Offering 2019 Festival Grant

October 10, 2018 – The Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2019 HACVB Tourism Festivals Marketing Program.  Terrebonne Parish events and festivals wishing to attract out of town visitors are eligible to apply.

Grants are awarded once a year and all 2019-event applications will be due on November 9, 2018. This grant is open to Terrebonne Parish tourism events held January 1 through December 31, 2019.  Limited funds will be available. 

If you would like to receive…


HACVB Board August 2018 Meeting Minutes

Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Rescheduled Meeting Minutes

August 2018

 

Board Members in attendance:                   

Mary Lynn Bisland – Chairperson                  

Katherine Gilbert Theriot – Vice Chair          

Dale Norred – Secretary/Treasurer                 

Cheri Blanchard

Andree Buquet-Casey                                     

Kim Chauvin arrived at 8:56 am

Julie Falgout

Mark Pitre

Charles Wilson, Sr.

 

Staff Members in attendance:                       Absent Staff Members

Sondra Corbitt – Executive Director                Bobbie Smith – Financial Office Manager

Joey Pierce – Assistant Director

 

Community Members in attendance:

 

Coach Hamner, THS Volleyball, exited at 9:02 am

Mr. Alvin Tillman, Finding Our Roots Museum, exited at…


Helpful Links

Terrebonne Parish Government
www.tpcg.org

Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce
www.houmachamber.com

Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center
www.houmaciviccenter.com

Visit Louisiana Coast
www.VisitLouisianaCoast.com

Louisiana Charter Boat Association
www.louisianasaltwater.com

Louisiana State Office of Tourism
www.louisianatravel.com

Louisiana Travel Promotion Association
www.ltpa.org

Southeast Tourism Society
www.southeasttourism.org

Brand USA 
www.thebrandusa.com

 

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Gray, LA 70359
(985) 868-2732

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