alfredI am Alfred Doucette, Jr., DTM. I have been in Lake Charles Toastmasters since 8/1/2006: as President, District 68 Area 2 Governor, Sgt-at-Arms and Vice President Public Relations.  Also, I am a member of Great Speakers Unlimited Beaumont TX., as their Coach and Vice President of Education. I have improved my speaking and leadership skills by using Toastmasters’ Educational program. I will recommend this program to anyone who would cares to increase his/her speaking and leadership skills.

Here is some of my experience outside of Toastmasters:

League of Women Voters, Lake Charles, Louisiana  

  • President (April 2007-2009)
  • 1st Vice President (League of Women Voters of Louisiana)
  • Voters Service Chair (2001-2012)

Louisiana Black History Hall of Fame, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • Chaplain

City of Lake Charles, Louisiana

  • Mayor’s Commission of Armed Forces (Advisor) (2000-Present)
  • Commission Member (Mayor’s Commission of Disability (2000-present
  • 1st Vice President (Mayor’s Commission of Disability)
  • Lake Charles MLK Unsung Hero (2013-2014)

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate), Voices for the Children

  • Conduct investigations into child abuse complaints; Compose reports based upon research; Make recommendations to the court.

Disabled American Veterans, Life member, Chapter 17, Lake Charles, Louisiana

  • Commander (June 2000 – 2001)
  • Sr. Vice Commander (April – June 2000)
  • Aide to National Commander (1999-2000)
  • Junior Commander (1999-2000)
  • State Department DAV Bingo Committee Member

Calcasieu Parish School Bus Operator’s Association, Lake Charles, Louisiana

  • President (1989-1992)
  • Vice President (1992 – 1995)

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Lake Charles, Louisiana

  • Leader, Single Adult Ministry (1997 -1999)
  • Secretary, Male Choir (1999-2005)

Phi Beta Lambda, Sowela Technical College, Lake Charles, Louisiana Chairperson, Telephone Committee (1993)

  • Parliamentarian (1994)

NAACP, Life Member Louisiana State Conference

  • District E Vice President (1991 – 1995) (2012-Present)
  • Chairperson, Armed Forces and Veteran’s Affairs (1992 – 1996)

Lake Charles, Louisiana Branch

  • First Vice President (1988- 1992)
  • Liaison to Law Enforcement Agencies (1988 -1992)

DeQuincy, Louisiana Branch

  • Second Vice President (1994 – 1998)
  • Co-Advisor, Youth Council (1990 – 1995)

Fleet Reserve Member

American Legion Member Post 521 Life Subscripting Member

AARP Louisiana Executive Council Member

ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)