Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne


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Saturday - 11:05AM: The Convention Center's Great Hall

Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne heads the Louisiana Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism. He previously served as Secretary of State and spent 15 years in the State Senate.  He introduced the Pick Your Passion brand for Louisiana tourism which has enjoyed back-to-back record-setting years. He conducts many special presentations about Louisiana including “Why Louisiana Ain’t Mississippi”, a lively and colorful look at Louisiana’s culture, history, music, literature and politics.  

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