Dan Borne' is President of the Louisiana Chemical Association, which represents the interests of over 70 chemical manufacturing companies that operate at 100 locations in the state.
He is also President of the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance, a partnership of Louisiana’s chemical plants and hundreds of their suppliers, contractors and vendors.
Before joining the LCA 16 years ago, Borne' was a Vice President of Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation.
He has also worked for a state senator; a congressman; three United States Senators and a governor. Borne' has anchored television news and sports and done radio play-by-play.
He has a bachelor’s from Nicholls State and a master’s from LSU, where he is an adjunct member of the graduate faculty.
Borne' and his wife, Lisette, have four children and live in Baton Rouge.
His hobby is following LSU sports. He is the public address announcer at Tiger Stadium and at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
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The presidential election may be getting all of the attention, but Louisiana residents will be making several important decisions at the ballot box in November. The U.S. Senate seat left up for grabs by retiring Sen. David Vitter has drawn a field of 24 candidates. Louisianians in the south- and northwest parts of the state will also be voting on congressmen. So, what national concerns are on citizens’ minds as they go to the polls this fall? What statewide issues should be on the mind of Louisiana’s next Congressional leaders? Louisiana Public Square looks for answers on “Election 2016” Wednesday, October 26 at 7p.m. (Taping Tuesday, October 25)
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• Greg Hilburn / Gannett Newspapers
• Martin Johnson, Ph.D. / LSU Manship School of Mass Communication
• Albert Samuels, Ph.D. / Mandela School of Public Policy, Southern University
• Guest Host: Patricia Smith / Assistant to Dean of Political Science Dept., Southern University
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