District 10 - Mario Chavez

Commissioner 

  • 2018 Commission Parliamentarian
  • Took office January 11, 2016
  • Republican Party Affiliate
  • Chairman of the Long Range Planning & Special Projects Committee
  • Committee member of the Animal Services Committee and the Economic Development Committee

Education 

  • Graduated as the "Cadet of the Cycle" at the Louisiana National Guard YCP
  • Attended Southwood High School

Service to our Country

  • Served 12 years in the Louisiana National Guard
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom War Veteran
  • Former Team Leader of the Northwest Louisiana Honor Guard
  • Nominated as "Soldier of the Year" to represent the 165th Quarter Master Battalion
  • Served in humanitarian missions for Hurricanes Lily, Katrina, and Gustov
  • Served in Operation Grizzly at the national boarder of California and Mexico

Business

  • Owns a Merchant Service and Mobile Application Sales office and manages over 1,000 business clients
  • Agent of the Year (national award) for 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017
  • Manages a team of sales reps with offices in St. Louis, New Orleans, Los Angeles, and Denver

Community Involvement

  • Member of SHBA (Southern Hills Business Association
  • Member of Chief Executives' Organizations and past president of the organization
  • Member of the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
  • Mentor for the Youth Challenge Program
  • Member of NRA and Coastal Conservation Association
  • Volunteer Soccer Coach for Cabosa
  • Member of Word of God Ministries
  • Sits on the Board for Rock Solid and Downtown Shreveport Unlimited
  • Sits on the Military Affairs Council
  • Sits on the Louisiana State Fair Board
  • Member of the Rotary Club of Shreveport

Awards

  • 40 under 40 (THe Forum & Young Professional Initiative)
  • 2016 Small Business Owner of the Year (Shreveport Chamber of Commerce)
  • 2016 Civil Servant of the Year (Vita Latina)
  • Tech Entrepreneur Award 2016 (Southern Hospitality Exposure)

Map of District 10

Map of District 10