The Ascension Economic Development Corp. elected Dwight D. Poirrier as chairman, Don Hanna as vice chairman and Dolores “Dee” LeJeune as secretary/treasurer at its Board of Directors meeting Jan. 20.

Poirrier is an attorney who represents clients in governmental and business matters. He was a founding member of AEDC and has served on the board since 2006.

Hanna is an industrial and commercial Realtor with Latter and Blum Commercial Real Estate. He has served on the board since 2012 and is an appointee of the Ascension Parish Council.

LeJeune retired as president and CEO of St. Elizabeth Hospital in Gonzales and remains involved with the hospital in a consulting capacity. She has served on the board since 2012 and is an appointee of the Ascension Chamber of Commerce.