City of Lafayette View


705 W. University Avenue
Lafayette LA 70502

P.O. Box 4017-C, Lafayette LA 70502

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 337-291-8311

CAO: Rachel Godeaux


Chief Administrative Officer supervises the directors and the operations of all departments, offices and agencies of Lafayette
Consolidated Government with the exception of the Legal Department. The CAO also directly supervises Juvenile Detention, International Trade, Small Business Support Services and Human Resources. 


Rachel Godeaux

Rachel Godeaux, Chief Administrative Officer

Rachel Godeaux was appointed as Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Chief Administrative Officer in January 2024. Previously, she led a team of Economic and Community Development professionals with the Acadiana Planning Commission (APC). Rachel possesses nearly 10 years of professional experience in project management, grant administration, community-wide planning, coalition building, and project start-ups. Rachel has administered grants through the Department of Health and Hospitals, LA Highway Safety Commission, US Environmental Protection Agency, US Economic Development Administration and more. Prior to her time at APC, Rachel managed a community-wide substance use prevention program for LCG. Rachel obtained a master’s degree in Public Administration from the E.J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University (LSU) with a concentration in Public Policy.