J. Curtis Joubert
Joubert is a native of Lawtell, La. in St. Landry Parish. He received his BS & Masterís degrees from the Univ. of Southwestern Louisiana. He had a successful career in education before turning to politics where he was elected the Mayor of Eunice in 1981. He was elected mayor three times and as State Rep. for St. Landry Parish and served on the Public Service Commission and the Board of Trustees for Colleges and Universities. He was a chief organizer of the La. Tourism effort FrancoFete and was heavily involved in the planning for the La. Purchase Celebration in 2003.