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District 10 - Mario Chavez
  • 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               
  • 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


  •  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, and 2016
  • 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 currenlty holds the position of President
  • 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 Simple Church
  • Sits on the Board for Rock Solid and Downtown Shreveport Unlimited


  • 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

Mario Chavez
District 10 Commissioner

505 Travis Street, Suite 110
Shreveport, LA 71101

Office Phone
Ph: (318) 226-6596
Fx: (318) 226-6994