Lafayette City-Parish Council District 5

Jared Bellard, Council Member
(337) 291-8805

Jared Bellard grew up in Lafayette and is proudly serving his second term as a Councilman. He is a graduate of Lafayette High School ('91) and the University of Southwestern Louisiana ('96). Jared is a Professional Certified Landman whose career has been in the oil and gas industry since 1996. He is currently the founder and owner of Bellard & Company, Inc., a Professional Land Company based in Lafayette.

Jared is a member of the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and a graduate of the Leadership Lafayette Program (Class XIX). He is also a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen and the Lafayette Association of Petroleum Landmen, where he served as President (2005-2006), 1st Vice President (2004-2005) and Secretary (2003-2004) and was also voted Outstanding Member of the Year (2005-2006).

Jared is an avid golfer (former Board Member of the Scott Golf Association) and outdoorsman. He is married to CarlaVillien Bellard of Maurice, Louisiana, and they have a son, Cooper Paul. They are expecting their second child in April. Jared served as Vice-Chairman of the Council last year and is currently serving as Council Chair.