Lafayette City-Parish Council District 5
Jared Bellard, Council Member
Phone: (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 Certified Professional 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 served as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council, as well as on many of the Departmental Liaison Committees. During his tenure he has chaired many of these committees or has served as a team member. He is a member of the Leadership Lafayette Program (Class XIX). Jared 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 Carla Villien Bellard of Maurice, Louisiana, and they have a son, Cooper Paul and a daughter, Baylor Christine.