Board of Commissioners

As a service district hospital and a political subdivision of Calcasieu and Cameron parishes, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) is governed by the Calcasieu and Cameron Parish Police Juries and a five member Board of Commissioners appointed by these municipalities.  The individuals that comprise the WCCH Board of Commissioners, and the areas they represent, are listed below.

Bobby LeTard, Westlake Area Representative Robert "Bobby" LeTard, insurance agent with Shelter Insurance, was appointed by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury in 2005 to represent the area of Westlake on the WCCH Board of Commissioners.  Mr. LeTard is a graduate of McNeese State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.  He has owned and operated Bobby LeTard Shelter Insurance in Westlake for 31 years, and serves as a partner in education to Westlake High School. 
Robert N. “Bob” Davidson, Board Chairman  Robert N. “Bob” Davidson, was appointed by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury in 2000 to represent the area of Sulphur on the WCCH Board of Commissioners.  Mr. Davidson is a graduate of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.  He retired from Citgo Petroleum Corporation in January 2000.
Joe Devall, Hackberry Area Representative Joe Devall was appointed by the Cameron Parish Police Jury in 2006 to represent the area of Hackberry on the WCCH Board of Commisioners.  Mr. Devall is a graduate of McNeese State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.  He is an active partner/owner in Devall Towing & Boat Service, LLC.
Frank A. La Barbera, Jr., Carlyss Area Representative Frank A. La Barbera, Jr., was appointed by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury in 2004 to represent the area of Carlyss on the WCCH Board of Commissioners.  Mr. La Barbera attended St. Thomas University and McNeese State University, and currently serves as the Vice President of Community Relations for Waste Management’s Gulf Coast Market Area.
Rickey D. Watson, Vinton Area Representative Rickey D. WatsonBoard Chairman, was appointed by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury in October 2013 to fulfill the term of the late Rapheal Fontenot.  Mr. Watson represents the area of Vinton on the WCCH Board of Commissioners.  He serves as a lay minister at Merryville United Methodist Church, and prior to serving in his current capacity, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 25 years.  Prior to be named to the WCCH Board of Commissioners, he served on the WCCH Foundation Board for two years.