Lafayette City-Parish Council District 1


Kevin Naquin, Council Member
Phone:
(337) 291-8801
Email: KevinNaquin@LafayetteLA.gov

A resident of District 1 for 11 years, Kevin Naquin lives in the unincorporated parish near Duson, Louisiana and has been happily married to Rachael Girouard Naquin for 10 years. They have been blessed with 2 daughters, Kaleigh, and Natalie, and one son, Baylen. Kevin graduated in 1997 from Acadiana High School and in 2001 received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Insurance and Risk Management from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

In 2012, Kevin was elected Lafayette City-Parish Council Member by citizens in District 1. In January 2013, he was elected Vice-Chair of the Lafayette City-Parish Council and was elected Lafayette City-Parish Council Chairman in 2014.

During his tenure on the Council, he has attended the Louisiana Municipal Association Conferences. In other leadership roles, he has served on several Departmental Liaison Committees, as well as participated in the Council of Governments (COG) meetings, which consists of all elected Officials in Lafayette Parish. Along with his colleague on the Council, Jay Castille, they appointed a Committee to review the funding needs of Lafayette Consolidated Government. After meeting for almost a year, the Future Needs/ Funding Sources Committee for the Lafayette Consolidated Government will bring forth a recommendation to the Council.

Kevin is currently employed by USMEDEQUIP since February 2007 as a Business Development Representative. USMEDEQUIP serves patients in needs 24 hours and 7 days a week. They provide rentals, sales, and service of medical equipment to hospitals and Long Term Acute Care Facilities throughout 6 states.

Kevin has been playing the accordion since the age of 14. He plays accordion for his Cajun band "The Ossun Playboys". He and his band have won a total of 18 Cajun French Music Association awards over the past several years.

Kevin's father Jessie Naquin was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2011 as was his father-in-law Ray Girouard in 2014. As a direct result from this, Kevin established a foundation in 2012 and organized the inaugural Pancreatic Cancer Golf Tournament. Over $45,000 has been raised and 100% of these proceeds went directly to research for pancreatic cancer.


Community Service:

  • Member – St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
  • Member of SBA – Scott Business Association
  • Board Member – Cajun Golf Association
  • Knights of Columbas – St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church

Hobbies:

  • Cajun Music
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Camping

Testimony:

Kevin is dedicated to serving the needs of his constituents. He has been, and will continue to attend council meetings in Scott, Carencro, and Duson in order to completely educate himself in regard to current issues impacting Lafayette Parish. He offers business experience, a well educated background, youthful energy and a strong desire to help the people in his district. His goals are to continue the progress of moving existing projects forward as well as to bring new projects and ideas to improve the quality of life to the constituents of District 1 and Lafayette Parish as a whole.