Port employee recognized

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 23, 2010

During the June 2010 commission meeting, Procurement Specialist Kim Lebouef Landry was recognized for her 25 years of dedicated service (June 12, 1984 to June 12, 2010) to the Port of South Louisiana.Landry started her career with the Port at the age of 17 via the Cooperative Education program, which prepares high school seniors for employment. At the end of her COE service, Landry earned a permanent position at the Port, advancing from receptionist to several administrative positions throughout the years. Her ambition, hard work and keen talent for numbers later secured her a position as a purchasing agent. Landry, now one of the top Procurement Specialist 2s in the state, is the daughter of Gerald and Mary Lebouef, wife of Brent David Landry and mother of Justin, Jordan, Kaitlyn, and Jacob. She is shown with Commission President Louis A. Joseph, left, and Executive Director Joel T. Chaisson.