Candidacy Announcement: Nick Wright, Parish President

Nick Wright

My name is Nick Wright and I am pleased and honored to announce my candidacy for Natchitoches Parish President. Having spent my childhood between Natchitoches and Branson, I am familiar with tourism as well as road construction. My father was a concrete layer supervisor.

Now, more than ever, Natchitoches Parish needs ethical leadership. I am all in. I have leadership experience in the military and administrative experience through my education. During the next 4-year term, Natchitoches Parish will deal with many important issues including paving the roads and parish economic development. In addition, the conducting of an audit, locality development, and cost-cutting management procedures will be my passion. In addition, we have a fiscal crisis building up in the Road Maintenance Fund. I will work with the Parish Council to forge a direction of rational growth.

I believe committedly that the good times will roll. Also, I think it is time for a communal long-term parish charrette to generate visions of the future from the citizens’ collective wisdom. As I close, I believe that Natchitoches Parish is at the dawning of an incredible boom. Once elected, I will work with the Parish Council to adjust millage rates to reflect demographic changes.

I am open to comments, questions, and ideas at (318) 527-6656 or email me at

Sincerely, Nicholas R. Wright, Ph.D. candidate

* Education and Qualifications – B.A. in government and political science – Master’s in public administration – Ph.D. candidate in public policy and administration/ minor: global leadership – Five years U.S. Army infantry team leader – Cenla Board Builders/ Class of 2018

* Personal and Community – Member of Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim – Member of St. Augustine Catholic Church – Membership in the Creole Heritage Center, the Holy Name Society, and St. Augustine Historical Society – Board Member for St. Augustine Historical Society

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