State Representative - District 88
Representative Kathy Edmonston was elected in 2019 to her first four-year term in the Louisiana Legislature to serve her constituents in district 88 located in northeast Ascension Parish. Prior to this she served four years on the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education representing five parishes. She recently retired after almost 27 years of working as a liaison between parents of children with special needs and their schools in the Ascension Parish public school system.
Kathy graduated from LSU with a B.A. in English. She also graduated from Laverne College in Coronada, CA with and credentials to teach adult education in English, Reading and Social Science. She has served on numerous boards including the Developmental Disabilities Council with the Louisiana Dept. of Education, the Ascension Parish Planning & Zoning Commission, Community Advisory Panel of Ascension Parish as a liaison between chemical plant executives and residents on environmental issues, and as a leader in Eagle’s Wings Healing Streams Ministry to women. After serving sixteen years in state and local Republican committees, she was recently elected without opposition to serve her fourth four-year term in Ascension Parish.