Conrad Comeaux was elected as the Lafayette Parish Assessor on October 21, 1999 , his four-year term began on January 1, 2001.
Mr. Comeaux, a native of Scott , Louisiana , graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette , LA with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry. He later earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and a Master of Health Administration from Tulane University in New Orleans , LA.
Mr. Comeaux's diverse work experience include hospital administration, insurance sales, and owning an oilfield rental tool company.
Prior to being elected to the Assessor's office, Mr. Comeaux served from 1984 – 1996 as a member of the Lafayette Parish Council.
What are the programs and initiatives helping our veterans successfully transition to civilian life?
Since 2001, 2.6 million service men and women have been deployed to support operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Twenty-six percent of Louisiana’s veterans fought in these conflicts. The needs for these veterans are plentiful including securing employment and housing, and dealing with the mental rigors of transitioning from military back to civilian life.
Louisiana Public Square explores the unique programs and initiatives that are helping our state’s younger veterans successfully overcome these challenges on “Louisiana Veterans Back Home” Wednesday, October 24 at 7 p.m. on LPB and in New Orleans on WLAE. (Recording Thursday, October 18.)
Veterans Coming Home is a collaborative, multi-platform public media project between Wisconsin Public Television and Kindling Group in partnership with local stations and other national organizations. Veterans Coming Home is made possible with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.