Sabine Parish Tourism Commissioners

Tourism Commissioners

The Sabine Parish Tourist Commission appoints members for a three year term, and all officers are elected to a one year term. Board Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 12:00pm (noon) at the Sabine Parish Tourist Commission office located at 1601 Texas Highway, Many, LA.

 

Daniel Bennett

President
P.O. Box 1329
Many, LA 71449
dbennett@bankmontgomery.com

Daniel is Market President for BOM Bank in Sabine Parish where he is a lifelong resident. Daniel graduated from Many High School, obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at Northwestern State University, and completed the Graduate School of Banking at LSU. Daniel is very active in our community having been a member of numerous Sabine Parish Organizations as well as serving on various community boards including the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce where he currently serves as Past President.

 

Martha Henderson - Vice President

 

Martha Henderson
Vice President
18585 Hwy. 191
Zwolle, LA  71486
318-645-9573
martha18585@yahoo.com

Martha Henderson is the Vice-President of the Sabine Parish Tourist Commission and has served as a Board Member for 10 years. She is a lifelong resident of Zwolle, where she has served 6 terms on the Zwolle Town Council. She has served on the Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Board of Directors for 40 years. Martha is a lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Zwolle and has been on the St. Ann's Council of Women for 52 years. She has a Master's Degree plus 30 hours of graduate study from Northwestern State University. Having over 40 years of teaching experience ranging from 7th grade to adult education, Martha has received many accolades during her career.

 

Edith Palmer
Secreatary/Treasurer
56 Spring Court
Many, LA  71449
318-256-2036
ep221@hotmail.com

Edith Palmer is the longest serving member of the Sabine Parish Tourist Commission, having served a total of 28 years. She is a graduate of Northwestern State University and spent most of her business career as a partner in Palmer-Jones Timber Company. The Tamale Fiesta has been one of her commitments where she has served on the Board for 42 years. She has been honored with a lifetime appointment to the Sabine Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and also serves on the Board of Sabine State Bank. Edith has served in many capacities while promoting Toledo Bend and Sabine Parish from working travel shows, to raising funds for Bassmaster events. Her dedication, along with the other six board members, has led to the Tourist Commission winning outstanding recognition statewide for successfully impacting the local economy through tourism. 

 

 

Bonnie Fox-Miles 
Commissioner
90 Chapel Lane
Many, LA  71449
318-256-2809
bfmiles15@hotmail.com

Bonnie Fox-Miles has been a board member of the Sabine Parish Tourist Commission for 25 years. Originally from Westlake, LA, she retired to Toledo Bend in 1989. She has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Southwestern Louisiana Institute at Lafayette, La. Along with serving on the board, she is a member of the Toledo Bend Lake Association, the Sabine Parish Library Board, the Advisory Board of Sabine Medical Center, the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce, the Wildflowers group, the First United Methodist Church of Many, LA, and many others. Among her many strengths and talents, she is best known for her fund raising to support events to market the Toledo Bend area nationwid

 

Bobbie Jackson
Commissioner
206 Trace St
Many, LA  71449
318-590-1054
bobbieshairstyling@yahoo.com

 

Lauren Moore
Commissioner
111 Cedar Lane
Many, LA  71449
318-256-2300
laurenmoore@hotmail.com

Lauren Moore is a board member of the Sabine Parish Tourist Commission.  She is the owner and president of Nichols.  Lauren is a graduate of Northwestern State University obtaining a Bachelors degree in Housing and Interiors, minoring in Business Administration.  She is very active in the local community, serving as a board member and Vice President of the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce, as well as a board member on the Sabine Parish Hall of Fame Committee.  She knows the impact that tourism has on our local businesses and communities through her many years in retail.

 

Lance Rivers
Commissioner
109 Jarvis Drive
Florien, LA  71429
318-256-7000
l_rivers@sabinebank.com

Lance Rivers, an appointee by the Village of Florien in 2020, is a board member. He has been employed by Sabine State Bank & Trust Company as an Assistant Vice President for the past 7 years and has been in the banking industry since 2011. Lance is a 2005 Graduate from Zwolle High School, and obtained a Bachelors of Science from Northwestern State University in 2009. Lance is married to Monique Jones Rivers and they have three children, Gunner, Gannon, and Griffin. He and his family reside in Florien. Lance, being in the banking industry understands the importance of tourism and economic development in Sabine Parish.