Name: Ron Hayes
Election District: 5
Schools: College Oaks Elementary, Dolby Elementary, Henry Heights Elementary, LaGrange High, F.K. White Middle
Years on Board: 4
Biographical Information: In his first term of service with the Calcasieu Parish School Board, Ron Hayes will represent the people of District 5 and serve as Chair of the Insurance/Employee Benefits Committee in 2018.
Mr. Hayes is a 1964 graduate of LaGrange High School. He obtained his undergraduate degree from McNeese State University in 1969, and then received his master’s degree in history education in 1971.
Mr. Hayes worked as a teacher and tennis coach at Sulphur High School in the early seventies before joining the world of insurance and risk management. With a brief interlude at McNeese, he spent more than 10 years as an agent with Insurance Unlimited before serving as the risk manager for the City of Sulphur and then the Calcasieu Parish School Board. Most recently, Mr. Hayes worked as a producer for Arthur J. Gallagher.
He and his wife Lynette have three children: Reese, Lauren, and Ryan. Mr. Hayes is an active sports broadcaster in SWLA and enjoys golfing.