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May Luncheon!

The March Luncheon will be on Thursday, May 20th.  The speaker will be Mr. Fred Raiford, Director of East Baton Rouge Department of Transportation and Drainage. 

Mr. Raiford worked for the City-Parish in the Department of Public Works for 29 ½ years. He served as director for 12 years. He then worked for EBR Sheriff’s Office for 4 years as assistant to the Sheriff involved in public information, the Crime Stat’s Division, and Parish Prison updates. After retiring from the City-Parish, Fred worked for the City of Walker as the Chief Administrative Officer where he oversaw government operations for 8 years. In 2017, Fred returned to the City of Baton Rouge to serve as the Transportation and Drainage Director. There he is involved in the Corp of Engineers Drainage, MOVEBR Program, and the Traffic Signals Upgrade. Mr. Raiford oversees the Engineering, Traffic Engineering, and Field Engineering Divisions.

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