United Houma Nation

Meet The Tribal Council


District 2

Lora Ann Chaisson

Ms. Chaisson is serving District 2, which consist of Bourg, Chauvin, Grand Bois, Isle de Jean Charles, Montegut, and Pointe aux Chene.  She is the UHN delegate to the National Congress of American Indians. She is the daughter of Theo and the late Betty Chaisson.

Lora Ann's first presentation on behalf of the Houma people was in 1980, and from that day on she has promoted the Houma People locally, nationally and internationally of her Proud Houma Heritage!  She is also a proud traditional basket weaver.  She is employed with the Inter-Tribal Council of Louisiana since April 4, 1994, and part owner of Isle de Jean Charles Marina Inc.   As Job Developer with the Inter-Tribal Council, Ms. Chaisson serves on two regional Workforce Investment Boards representing Louisiana's American Indian people.  She is a 1998 alumni with the American Indian Opportunity Ambassador Program, a national organization encouraging tribal leadership.  

She is very proud and feels privileged to serve the United Houma Nation People.  To contact Ms. Chaisson directly, please email her at lora.chaisson@unitedhoumanation.org