As Lieutenant Governor, he heads the Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism, which includes State Parks, the State Museum System, the State Library, the Arts, the Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board and Volunteer Louisiana.
He has received numerous national leadership awards, including the Public Leadership for the Arts Award. Most recently, he has been recognized by the Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation, the Louisiana Association of Museums and Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
He is an active community volunteer, having hosted the Jerry Lewis Telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association for more than thirty years.
Lieutenant Governor Dardenne 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.
He is an attorney and graduate of Baton Rouge High School, Louisiana State University and the LSU Law Center.
|Presenter||Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne|
|Location||SEED Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room|
|Time||3:00 - 4:00 PM|
|Price||$45 until January 20
$55 after January 20
Cost covers the entire Spring 2014 SAGE series