Jody Amedee – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected State Senator District 18, Louisiana

Republican Party of Louisiana
2109 South Burnside Avenue, Suite AGonzales, LA 70737
(225) 644-1526
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Jody Amedee is a Republican and lives in Gonzales with his wife, Jancy Berthelot, and three children.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Former Assistant District Attorney

Handled all juvenille matters in Ascension, St. James, Assumption Parishes

Designed and implemented the District Attorney's Juvenile Probation Program

Implemented and coordinated the Ascension Parish Juvenile Drug Diversion Programs

Started the process of establishing the Ascension Parish Drug Court

Attorney for Ascension Parish Tourist Commission

Worked through college as a laborer at Rubicon Chemical

Worked through law school as a law clerk for the Louisiana Senate

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

President of Gonzales Dixie Boys Baseball

Coach - Gonzales Dixie Boys basesball 1989-present

Coach - Gonzales Basketball League 1997 & 1998

Coach - Gonzales Soccer League 2002

National Association of Counsel for Children

Louisiana State Bar Association

American Bar Association

23rd Judicial District Bar Association

Louisiana District Attorneys Association

National District Attorneys Association

Ducks Unlimited

NRA-National Rifle Association

National Wildlife Turkey Federation

East Ascension Sportsman League

Ascension United Against Substance Abuse Committee

Faculty Member: National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA)

Strong supporter of 4-H

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Standing Committees

Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development

Natural Resources

Senate & Governmental Affairs (Chairman)

Select Committees


Homeland Security

Veterans Affairs

Statutory Committees

Joint Legislative Committee on Capital Outlay

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

St. Theresa's Catholic Church.

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

Graduate of Nicholls State University

Graduate of Southern University Law Center

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