JENNINGS, La.– Paul Arrigo, President and CEO of Visit Baton Rouge was installed as secretary of the Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (LACVB) Board of Directors during the association’s January meeting in Jennings, La.

New officers installed include the following: Donna O’Daniels, with the St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission, as president; Ben Berthelot, with the Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission, as vice-president; Travis Napper, with the Ruston-Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau, as treasurer; and Linda Curtis-Sparks, with the Sabine Parish Tourist & Recreation Commission, as past president.

“We are excited to be starting off another year with such a great group of industry leaders that represent the entire state,” said Darienne Mobley, LACVB co-executive director. “Our officers are responsible for helping us position the convention and visitor industry as an important economic driver and provide members opportunities to market their communities as travel destinations.”

About the Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus

LACVB is a private, nonprofit trade association whose membership consists of convention and visitor organizations throughout the state. It works to impact the local, state and national convention and visitor industry, while also positioning the industry as an important economic generator in member communities.