SULPHUR, La, July 18, 2011 – Sulphur businessman Dave F. Aguillard has been appointed to the West Calcasieu Port five-person board of commissioners by the Ward Four Calcasieu Parish Police Jurors.
Aguillard’s appointment was confirmed by resolution of the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury on July 7, 2011.
His term will expire in October 2014. Aguillard assumed a port board commissioner position that was previously held by Brent Clement, who resigned to fill a vacant position on the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury. Clement had been president of the WCP board at the time of his resignation.
WCP Board Vice President Matt Vincent will serve as interim president of the port’s board of commissioners until board officer elections are held in October 2011.
Aguillard, 63, has been a resident of Sulphur since 1966. Originally from Eunice, La., he graduated from Breaux Bridge High School and attended McNeese State University.
Aguillard has been self-employed since 1984 as the founder/president of Bullet Communications, Inc. Prior to opening his business, he was employed by South Central Bell Telephone Company and Bell Telephone Company for 12 years.
He served five years on the Sulphur Housing Authority, and was chairman for five years. He also has served on the Sulphur Parks and Recreation Board for three years.
Aguillard and his wife, Marion, have one son, Brandon. They are members of Maplewood First Baptist Church.