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Biographical Profile for Jody Amedee
Currently Elected State Senator District 18, Louisiana
Party: Republican Party of Louisiana
Phone: 225.644.1526
Address: 2109 South Burnside Avenue, Suite A
Gonzales, LA 70737
Jody Amedee's positions and views on the issues:
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General: (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
no response
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.
Education: (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Graduate of Nicholls State University
Graduate of Southern University Law Center
Profession: (profession 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

Military: (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, discharge date and type)
no response
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.
Accomplishments: (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
no response
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