Tourism director graduates from leadership academy _lowres

Photo provided by Tracy Browning -- The Louisiana Travel Promotion Association’s 2016 class of the Louisiana Tourism Leadership Academy.

Tracy Browning, executive director of Ascension Parish Tourism Commission, was introduced as a member of the 2016 class of the Louisiana Tourism Leadership Academy at the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association’s annual membership meeting at L’Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles.

LTLA works to further educate those within the tourism industry by developing their leadership skills, strengthening their communication networks and informing them about the responsibilities of leadership in building and enriching their tourism-related organizations, a news release said.