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Our Team

Our staff of dedicated public servants takes pride in providing crucial flood protection for our community

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Executive Director

As Executive Director of the South Lafourche Levee District, Nic Matherne provides a wealth of knowledge and experience from both public and private sector project management.  His past experience includes 7 years serving as Coastal Restoration Director for both Lafourche Parish Government and Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government, advocating for project funding, managing project execution, and directing parish-level coastal regulatory efforts.  He also has 8 years of project management experience in the private sector, having managed enginering & design efforts for levees and pump stations for multiple Parishes and Levee Districts, and has also served as an in-house Project Management contractor for the US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District.

Office Staff

Our Office Staff serves the public by handling all accounting for Levee District personnel, inventory, and purchases, as well as by managing construction contractor invoicing.  They also handle human resources management for our staff and handle all recordation of contracts and administration needs of the Board of Commissioners.


Executive Assistant


Administrative Assistant


Our exceptionally talented team of Field Personnel works tirelessly to ensure the levees, pump stations, and water control structures in our levee system are properly maintained and functional.  They maintain vegetation on levees and in drainage canals; regularly inspect, test, and repair drainage pumps and floodgates; and operate bulldozers and excavators to maintain and raise levee elevations and drainage canal dimensions throughout the system.

Operations Superintendent

Allen Allemand, Jr.

Light Equipment Operator

Dwayne Bourgeois

Navigational Lock Operator

Caleb Danos

Mobile Equipment Operator

Dominick Lerille

Heavy Equipment Operator

Wade Rodriguez

Navigational Lock Supervisor

Chase Berthelot

Heavy Equipment Operator

Rod Cheramie


John Dufrene

Mobile Equipment Operator

Kirk Matherne

Navigational Lock Operator

Kelly Schouest

Heavy Equipment Operator

Bo Blanchard

Navigational Lock Operator

Eric Chiasson

Operator Mechanic

Jake Galjour

Light Equipment Operator

Rouddy Pierce


Kevin Terrebonne

Heavy Equipment Operator

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