Casso retains chair in 7-3 vote

Chairwoman Teri Casso

Teri Casso has retained the chair of Ascension’s Parish Council by a 7-3 margin.  Three votes went to Chase Melancon.  Each of Casso’s multi-term colleagues supported Casso…

Along with three individuals attending their first ever meeting as elected members…

Not pictured: Alvin Thomas.

Joel Robert, Chase Melancon and Michael Mason comprised the minority vote.

Councilman Travis Turner was elected Vice Chair by a 7-4 vote over Melancon who added Waguespack’s vote to his earlier total.