DDD Committees

Community-Led. Forward-Thinking.

Residential Committee

Do you live in the Downtown District in Hammond, LA?
Do you have a desire to help make it better?
Do you love being involved in your community?

Then the DDD Residential Committee is for you!

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Not sure if you live inside the Downtown District boundary? 
Check out the map to the left.

Design Committee

The Design Committee plays a key role in shaping the physical image of Main Street as a place attractive to shoppers, investors, business owners, and visitors. They strive to educate independent businesses, property owners, and civic leaders on the Main Street approach for physical improvements to buildings, businesses, and public improvements.This volunteer group meets the first Thursday of each month at 9:00am in the City Council Chambers (312 E. Charles St. Hammond LA 70401). Members are appointed to serve one-year terms.

Cassie Ragan

Tom Pistorius
Vice Chair

Chris Bankston

Tara Bennett

Jeffrey Smith

Roy Dufreche

Pierre Theriot

Important Design Committee Links
Events Committee

The Events Committee plays a key role in planning all the events that Downtown Hammond is known for. This is a volunteer group that typically meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 11:00am in the City Council Chambers. Members are appointed to serve one-year terms.

John Exnicios

John Daniel Guerin

Olivia Graziano

Farmers Market Committee

The Hammond Farmers Market Committee serves as a representation of the vendors of the Hammond Farmers Market. This committee provides new and exciting input to continually progress the Hammond Farmers Market (HFM). This is a volunteer group that typically meets the 2nd Thursday of meeting months at 12:00pm inthe City Council Chambers. Members are appointed to serve 1 year terms.

Brandon Faust

Chairman | Faust Farms

Denise Austin

Vice Chair | Denise Austin Pottery + True Brew

Tiffany Bel

Secretary | Lost in the Woods Studios

Summer Veatch

Treasurer | Candlestick Bakery

Sandy Fleenor

Berry Hill Farm

Amanda Fekete

Joe Fekete Family Farm

Amy Guilbeau

Henderson's Hearth

Louisa Landwehr


Revolving Loan Committee

The Revolving Loan Committee consists of members of the DDD Board of Directors. This body approves or denies revolving loan applicants. This committee does not hold public meetings. The decisions made by the Revolving Loan Committee are recommended to the Board of Directors for final approval. If your businesses is interested in a revolving loan, click here.

Evan Singer

John Daniel Guerin

Elsbet Smith Hollywood

Is Gardening or Economic Development your thing?

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Community Garden Committee

Economic Development Committee

“Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilisation work." -Vince Lombardi