Jeff Davis Parish Economic Development and Film Commission
The Office of Economic Development is funded through the City of Jennings, the Jeff Davis Parish Tourist Commission, the Town of Welsh and the Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury.
The office has alliances with the Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury and Business Alliance, The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, The Chamber Southwest, the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, the Southwest Partnership for Economic Development, Imperial Calcasieu Planning Agency, The Acadiana Regional Alliance, as well as, the Louisiana Department of Economic Development, Agriculture and Forestry, Natural Resources and Transportation and Development.
The Office of Economic Development maintains the mission of introducing Jeff Davis Parish to prospective tenants and introducing new processes and techniques to the business community.
Marion Fox directs the offices of Economic and Film Development and also the parish Tourist Commission and Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce.
Tracie Fontenot, executive assistant, maintains the extensive information required of existing businesses and prospects. Maintaining current maps plats, marketing materials, state and federal program incentives, web site updates and individual prospect files means every client receives personal, current information regarding projects and available sites in Jeff Davis Parish.