Plaquemines Parish Council



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Plaquemines Parish has nine Council Members. Each serving one district and are elected to 4-year terms with a maximum of 2 consecutive terms. The Chairman and Vice-Chairman change annually beginning in January and are voted in by the council members.

Rev. Tyronne Edwards

District 1

Rev Tyronne Edwards

Rev. Tyronne Edwards Contact & Biography

Brian Champagne 

District 2

Brian Champagne

 Brian Champagne Contact &     Biography

Christopher "Chris" Schulz

District 3

Chris Schulz

Chris Schulz Contact & Biography

Dr. Stuart J. Guey, Jr.

District 4

Stuart Guey

Dr. Stuart J. Guey Contact & Biography

Patricia L. "Patty" McCarty

District 5

Patty McCarty

Patricia McCarty Contact & Biography

Lloyd "Ronnie" Newsom, Jr.

District 6

Lloyd Newsom

Lloyd Newsom Contact & Biography

Carlton M. LaFrance, Sr.

District 7

Carlton Lafrance

Carlton LaFrance Contact & Biography

              Mitch Jurisich, Jr.

District 8

Mitch Jurisich

Mitch Jurisich Contact & Biography

Mark “Hobbo” Cognevich

District 9

Mark Cognevich

Hobbo Cognevich Contact & Biography

Council Secretaries

Council Purpose

As the Parish’s legislative body, the Plaquemines Parish Council represents the entire population of the Parish and is empowered by the Parish Charter for Local Self-Government to formulate Parish-wide policy. Plaquemines Parish operates under a President/Council form of Government.