Lafayette City-Parish Council District 8

Keith Patin, Council Member
(337) 291-8808

Lafayette native Keith Patin is President of King Patin Ltd., a full-service staffing agency. He is in charge of business development for the 25-year old firm. Prior to joining King Patin on January 1, 2010, Keith was an eight year Financial Service Representative for a Fortune 100 Company, New York Life, and a representative of The Catholic Life Insurance Company. Keith previously worked 20 years in the construction industry while owning and managing 2 small construction service firms. He has a General Contractors License.

Keith is a graduate of Leadership Lafayette, a trained Boy Scout Leader, an Alumni of Kappa Alpha Fraternity, and a community volunteer.

Keith has been married to Lou King for 33 years and they are business partners. Evans Hunter Patin, their son, is a junior at Louisiana State University in Biology. Hunter Patin is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, volunteer in many community organizations, an Eagle Scout, a LSU Medical Honor Society Member and was a St. Thomas More High School honor graduate in 2008. The family is lifetime members of Our Lady of Fatima Parish.

In 2008, Keith served as Leader on the Finance and Economy Liaison Committee as well as a member of the Public Works and Traffic & Transportation Liaison Committees and the Professional Services Committee. In 2009, he served as Leader on the Public Works and Traffic & Transportation Liaison Committee as well as a member of the Police, Fire & Safety and the Legal Liaison Committees. In 2010, Keith served as Vice Chair of the Lafayette City-Parish Council. In 2011, he will be Leader on the Recreation and Tourism and the Information Services Liaison Committees as well as a member of the Police, Fire and Safety, Traffic and Transportation, Intergovernmental Liaison Commissions and the Charter Committee.

Keith and his family are active in:

  • Ducks Unlimited
  • The Chamber of Commerce
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Krewe of Bonaparte
  • Krewe of Rio
  • Lafayette Educational Foundation
  • Lafayette Public Library Foundation
  • Acadiana Republican Women's Organization Lafayette Community Healthcare Clinic Sigma Phi Epsilon Parents Committee/Fundraising Louisiana Association of Staffing Professionals Volunteer for Latin World Ministries Supporter of ACTION Krewe of Civitan Club and LARC Rotary Club of the South

Keith is a family man, avid hunter and outdoorsman, beginning golfer, and member of several morning coffee groups. Keith will seek reelection in November of 2011.