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Senator Fred H. Mills, Jr.
District - 22

Biography...

CAREER

  • Louisiana State Senate District 22 (2011-Present)
  • Current Senate Committee Appointments: Health and Welfare Chairman, Finance Committee (Interim Member), Coastal Restoration and Flood Control, Women and Children, and Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget (Interim Member)
  • Louisiana House of Representatives District 46 (2007-2011)
  • House Committee Appointments: Agricultural, Forestry,  Aquaculture and Rural Development, Civil Law and Procedure, and Health and Welfare
  • Louisiana St. Martin Parish Councilman District 6 (Multi Term)
  • President/CEO, Farmers Merchants Bank & Trust, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana (2003-Present)
  • Director, Farmers Merchants Bank & Trust, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana (2001-Present)
  • Owner & Licensed Pharmacist, Cashway Pharmacy, Parks, Louisiana

SERVICE/AWARDS

•  2017 Legislator of the Year - Louisiana State Medical Society
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2017 Foundation Award - The Lafayette Public Library Foundation
•  2017 Hope in Public Policy Award - Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network  (LATAN) 
•  2017 LFF Family Advocate Award - Louisiana Family Forum
•  2017 Outstanding Legislator Supporting Nursing/Healthcare - Louisiana State Nurses Association
•  2017 Outstanding Rural Health Legislator of the Year - La Rural Health Association (LRHA)
•  2016 Legislator of the Year Award  - Louisiana Physical Therapy Association
•  2015 LHA "Champion for Healthcare" - Louisiana Hospital Association
•  2014 Legislator of the Year - Louisiana Physical Therapy Association 
•  2014 LFF Family Advocate Award - Louisiana Family Forum
•  2014 Business Hall of Fame - Richard E. Baudoin Jr. "Friend of Business" Award - The Daily Advertiser 
•  2013 Life and Liberty Award -  Louisiana Family Forum
•  2013 The Distinguished Legislative Service Award -  Louisiana Counseling Association 
•  2013 End of Life Care ~ Legislative Leader -  The Alliance for the Advancement of End of Life Care on behalf of the Hospice Community
•  2013 LALA Legislative Hero Award - Louisiana Assisted Living Association
•  2013 Louisiana and Texas Crawfish Festival Committee's Prestige Award - by the Black Business Tri-Parish Night Club Owner's Association
•  2013 Supporter of Port and Maritime Legislation - Port Association of Louisiana
•  2012 St. Martin Parish Distinguised Citizen Award - Boy Scouts of America Evangeline Area Council
•  2012 Special Recognition Award - Keep Louisiana Beautiful
•  2010 Louisiana Family Forum - Family Advocate Award recipient
•  2010 Life and Liberty Award recipient
•  2010 LRHA (Louisiana Rural Health Association) - Rural Health Legislator of the Year Award
•  2010 Southwest Louisiana Chamber Legis-Gator Business Champion
•  2009 Louisiana Public Service Association’s Public Service Award
•  2008 Pharmacist of the Year
•  2007 Outstanding Alumni of the Year
•  2003 Bowl of Hygeia Award for Outstanding Contributions to Pharmaceutical Field
•  2002 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Evacuees Disaster Recovery Pharmacy Coalition Head

 APPOINTMENTS/AFFILIATIONS

  • Appointed Parlimentarian of the Senate
  • Acadian Ambulance and Air Med Board
  • Hospice of Acadiana Board
  • National Regulatory Health Care Issues Task Force Committee
  • Governor’s Health Care Reform Panel Distinguished Member 2004 Governor Blanco appointment
  • Louisiana Board of Pharmacy Member 2002 Governor Foster appointment
  • St. Martin Parish Economic Development Authority Founding Member/Past President
  • Seafood Safety Task Force Commission Chairman
  • St. Martin Hospital Board of Directors Past Vice-Chairman
  • Louisiana Board of Pharmacy Past Executive Director
  • Louisiana Pharmacists Association Past President-Elect
  • The Jaycees
  • Knights of Columbus
  • St. Joseph Church Council
  • Veterans of Foreign War (Post 4215) and American Legion (Post 133) Active Supporter
  • Louisiana State Association of School Personnel Administrators "LSASPA" Active Supporter
  • St. Martin Parish 4-H Program Active Supporter
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Community Services Public Speaker
  • Community Services Master of Ceremonies
  • Community Services Humorist/Actor
  • EDUCATION

  • 1976 Graduate, University of Louisiana at Monroe, College of Pharmacy
  • 1973 Graduate, Breaux Bridge High School, Breaux Bridge, LA
  • FAMILY

  • Wife, Deborah Kalil Mills, R.Ph of Monroe, LA
  • Mother, Mary Webb Mills
  • Father, Fred Henry Mills
  • Brother, Hank Mills
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    Senator Fred H. Mills, Jr.
    Information:

    Party:
    Republican

    District Office
    1019 Periou Street
    Parks, LA 70582


    800 S. Lewis Street
    Suite 203
    New Iberia, LA 70560

    District Phone
    (337) 845-4240 Parks
    (337) 365-8484 New Iberia
    Fax
    (337) 845-4095

    E-mail Address
    millsf@legis.la.gov

    Legislative Assistant
    Yvette Greig

    Related Links:
    Session Information
    Committees Assignments

    Questions and comments may be directed to websen@legis.la.gov
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana.