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DMAP Accredited LogoThe team at Visit Lake Charles welcomes the opportunity to serve you. Please phone or e-mail one of our friendly staff listed below for more information on our area.

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau 
1205 N. Lakeshore Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point and CVB Satellite Office
2740 Ruth Street
Sulphur, LA 70665



Kyle Edmiston, CDME President/CEO


Shanna Landry

Shanna Landry, CDME Chief Operating Officer

Anne Klenke

Anne Klenke Vice President of Destination Development/Community Engagement

Heather Savoie

Heather Savoie, CDME Sr. Vice President of Finance

Cindy Johnson web 2014

Cindy Johnson Director of Accounting

Melissa Bertrand web 2014

Melissa Trahan Director of Visitor Experiences

Kristen Shiver

Kristen Shiver Visitor Experience Manager


Eric Zartler

Eric Zartler, TMP, CDME Sr. Vice President of Sports

Aubrey Caldwell Headshot

Aubrey Caldwell Sports Events Coordinator


Taylor Beard

Taylor Beard Stanley, TMP Vice President of Sales

Kaitlyn Gallegos

Kaitlyn Gallegos, MBA, TMP Director of Global Sales

Matt Young, Staff

Matt Young Director of Association Sales

Tara Johnson

Tara Johnson Meeting Sales Manager

Toni Chapman, Destination Services Specialist

Toni Chapman Destination Services Specialist


Timothy Bush

Timothy Bush, CDME, TMP, CDTP Chief Marketing Officer

Angie Manning

Angie Manning, CDME Vice President of Communications

Colten Miller 2016

Colten Miller, MBA Director of Brand Marketing

Anna Strider

Anna Strider, MBA Director of Digital Strategy/Online Marketing

Brady Renard

Brady Renard Director of Content/Video Marketing

Kathryn Duncan Headshot

Kathryn Shea Duncan Director of Social Media

Shalisa Roland

Shalisa Roland Director of Public Relations

Board of Directors & Upcoming Meeting Dates