GALLIANO, Louisiana -- The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has named Chett Chiasson as successor to Executive Director Ted Falgout. Chiasson is the current director of economic development and will be the second director in the port's history. Falgout is scheduled to retire on Dec. 31, 2009.
"I am excited to have this opportunity," says Chiasson. "The success of the port under Ted Falgout speaks for itself. I look forward to continuing this success through the next thirty years with the assistance of the excellent staff that is currently in place and a board that is forward-thinking and aggressive."