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David Darbone
Assistant Secretary/Treasurer

In 2016 David Darbone was appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards to the Board of Commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, which operates the Port of Lake Charles. Darbone previously served on the board from 2005 to 2010 and was President from 2007 to 2008.

Since 2008, Darbone has been the Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Management at Sowela where he manages the overall management of campus facilities as well as Sowela’s budget for capital improvements and maintenance.

Prior to joining Sowela, Darbone was part owner of a commercial and residential construction company and also worked as a Senior Consultant for Behavioral Science Technology where he worked with over 450 Fortune 500 companies to improve safety through a behavioral science approach. Darbone also has extensive experience in the industrial sector.

Darbone is married to Camille Darbone, and they have five daughters, Yoni, Julie, Allison, Alexandria and Ariel, and one son, David.