2017 Elizabeth Domingue

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Anative of Lafayette, LA, Elizabeth Domingue has a love for the Cajun culture. She holds a B.S. degree from Louisiana State University in Business Administration, with minors in communication studies and entrepreneurship. She then went on to earn her master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Louisiana. Elizabeth started her professional career in Orlando, FL working for the Walt Disney Company. While working for the fortune 500 company, she gained valuable customer service experience. Throughout graduate school, Elizabeth worked at the Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA). After earning her MBA, she was hired as an account executive for an oil tools company in Denver, CO. In 2015, Elizabeth returned to Lafayette where she and her business partner launched Nutty Scientists of Acadiana. The company offers hands-on workshops and shows based off STEAM learning. The company’s main goal is to educate, while having fun. Nutty Scientists seeks to put joy back into learning, while inspiring curious young minds, in Acadiana. Elizabeth is very active in the community. She currently serves on the board of directors for the705 and the Lafayette Education Foundation. Elizabeth is a provisional member of the Junior League of Lafayette and volunteers with the Alzheimer’s association and Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. She is also a mentor for the DO-GOOD project. Outside of work, Elizabeth loves traveling to and exploring new places. She is an avid sports fan and enjoys any activity involving nature such as fishing, kayaking, scuba diving and biking.

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Personal Statement

I love being actively involved in the community. During my four years of membership in the705, I have grown significantly as a professional, and attribute a great deal of that to this fantastic organization. Serving on the board has given me the opportunity to meet some remarkable people, while shaping the705 programming for 2016. As board members, we have an obligation to provide meaningful and engaging content to our members. It is essential that we present opportunities for our participants to connect and develop relationships with leaders in Acadiana. The705 is unique and truly offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking to network, have influential conversations over coffee, or just want to help keep our city clean, this group can deliver. I am a huge advocate for the705, and would like to continue my journey on the BOD. If elected, I promise to bring innovative ideas and strategies to promote the organization.