Chamber earns top state honor _lowres

Advocate file photo by APRIL BUFFINGTON -- Livingston Chamber of Commerce President and CEO April Wehrs.

Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce President and CEO April Wehrs recently was installed as president of the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

LACCE board members represent chambers of commerce around the state.

“It is an honor to be selected by my colleagues to serve in this position,” Wehrs said. “LACCE has been an invaluable asset to local chamber professionals in Louisiana. We have big plans for 2016, including implementing a state chamber accreditation program and an awareness campaign of the association to benefit local chambers and the businesses they serve. I am excited to represent Livingston Parish at the state level.”

LACCE awards professional development scholarships to local chamber executives.

The association also holds an annual conference updating chambers on industry trends, business issues and operations stability.