Kevin D. Guidry of Lake Charles was appointed to the Board of Commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District by Gov. John Bel Edwards in August 2021. He was the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Police Jury president in 2010 and 2017 while representing District 9 for 18 years.
He is married to the former Michelle Gallow and is the father of two daughters, Kayla and Khristian. He is senior deacon of Faith Vision Ministries. He is actively involved in sports ministry, marriage ministry and Christian based football and basketball camps though out Louisiana.
He was a four-year football varsity scholarship athlete at Louisiana State University, majoring in journalism. A third-round NFL draft pick in 1987, he played eight years for the Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons, Phoenix Cardinals, the World League and the Arena Indoor Football League.
He co-hosts “SoundOff 60,” which airs on the local CBS affiliate, and is an active member of NFL Alumni Inc.
Guidry has served on the Calcasieu Parish Drug Advisory Board, Southwest Louisiana Marine Institute, United Way Hall of Fame Board, Louisiana State Board of Child Abuse Prevention and Louisiana Society of Association Executives. He currently serves on the LSU Charlie McClendon Scholarship Foundation Board, Salvation Army Board, SWLA Boy Scouts and Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Medical Group.
He also serves as a Police Jury liaison representative for Lake Charles, Recreation District, Ward 3, Burton Coliseum, Human Services Advisory Board (past president), Industrial Development Board, Entergy, Lake Area Industry Alliance and PPG Industries. He is an active member of the LSU L Club and SWLA LSU Alumni Association.
He has won American Red Cross Board Member of the Year, Martin Luther King Community Service Award, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Community Service Award and Black History Hall of Fame-Trailblazer Award.