UP Chamber President, named to 2021 LACCE Board

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Jon McKirmie, President of the Union Parish Chamber of Commerce, has been elected to the Louisiana Chamber of tives 2021 Board of Directors. McKirmie will serve a threeyear term, starting January 1, 2021.

“I am so honored to be elected to the 2021 LACCE board, McKinnie said. “This board position comes on the heels of our chamber being named “2020 Chamber of the Year” for Louisiana. I am so proud that our chamber is getting recognition for its great work serving the community

“Our goals are to support our community’s recovery from COVID-19, attract new business to our parish, assist existing business to grow and expand, abetterqualifiedlaborforce.”

The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Executives (LACCE) has officially installed its 2021 Board of Directors and President, Amy Thibodeaux, President and CEO of the Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce.

LACCE and its Board Members represent chambers of commerce from all areas of the state. The organization is the only statewide association formed for the advancement of local chambers, chamber executives and staff.

The Association holds an annual conference each fall to update chambers across the state on industry trends, business issues and operations stab ility.LACCEmembership includes over 50 chambers of commerce in Louisiana, representing over 10,000 businesses and over 100,000 employees. LACCE is the professional development organization for chambers of commerce executives and staff members in Louisiana.