Aguillard to seek re-election as Assessor

Wendy Aguillard

Calcasieu Parish Assessor Wendy Curphy Aguillard has announced her candidacy for re-election as Assessor in the upcoming October 12th election.
As current Assessor, Aguillard is responsible for discovering, listing and valuing all of the property in Calcasieu Parish. Aguillard has over 23 years with the Calcasieu Assessor’s office and over eight years serving as Assessor.
Prior to becoming Assessor, she worked in the homestead department, mapping and transfers, was office manager and Chief Deputy. As a 3 time Certified Louisiana Assessor, she has over 600 hours of education with the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO).
Aguillard also serves on the Louisiana Assessor’s Association’s Legislative, Affordable Housing, Oil and Gas, Orientation, and Watercraft Committees and Chairman of the ITEP Committee. Aguillard served as the 2017 and 2018 Treasurer and currently serves as the 2019 Vice President of the Louisiana Assessor’s Association.
In 2015, she was greatly honored and felt truly humbled to be named Louisiana Assessor of the Year.
Since becoming Assessor in 2011, Aguillard has renegotiated contracts, restructured the office budget, eliminated wasteful expenditures, and even declined an office vehicle in order to save taxpayers additional funds.
She is a graduate of Barbe High School and attended McNeese State University as a pre-med major. Aguillard is a graduate of the Chamber Southwest Leadership program of 1997.
Aguillard was born in DeQuincy to Ronnie and Jackie (Baukman) Kibodeaux, and raised in Lake Charles. She is a lifelong resident of Calcasieu Parish. She and Brandon Aguillard have been married since November 2007 and have two children.