STEVE OATS CONFIRMED AS NEW L.W.F.C. MEMBER
Steve Oats is the newest member of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries
Commission, confirmed during the 2007 Regular Legislative Session. Governor
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco appointed Oats for an at-large commission seat on
April 30, replacing Terry Denmon, whose term had expired.
Oats was born in Lafayette and is a lifelong resident of Louisiana. He is the
managing partner in the law firm of Oats & Hudson that has offices in
Lafayette, New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Steve is a Ducks Unlimited Lifetime
Sponsor, National Rifle Association Lifetime Member, Coastal Conservation
Association member and an instrument-rated pilot.
Additionally, Steve belongs to the Louisiana State and American Bar
Associations, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and is a Lifetime Fellow
of the Louisiana Bar Foundation. He currently serves on the University of
Louisiana at Lafayette Athletic Foundation and is a member of Rotary
“As a lifelong resident of Louisiana and a trained legal professional, I am
interested in conserving and promoting Louisiana’s wildlife resources,” said
Oats. “My education and background has prepared me to assist in supporting the
wildlife and fish habitats of Louisiana for future generations.”
The term of the at-large commission position that Oats fills will run through
April 30, 2013.