Chemical Association President will be guest speaker at Rotary Wednesday | Business
Dan Borné, president of the Louisiana Chemical Association, which represents the interests of more than 60 chemical manufacturing companies that operate at more than 100 locations in the state will be the featured speaker at Rotary Club of Baton Rouge today, Sept. 26 at noon at Boudreaux's, 2647 Government Street, in Baton Rouge.
He is also President of the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance, a partnership of Louisiana’s chemical plants and hundreds of their suppliers, contractors and vendors.
Before joining the LCA 24 years ago, Borné was a Vice President of Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation.
He has also worked for a state senator; a congressman; three United States Senators and a governor, and has anchored television news and sports and done radio play-by-play.
He has a bachelor’s from Nicholls State and a master’s from LSU, where he is an adjunct member of the graduate faculty.
Borné is a member of the board of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation. He has served on the executive committees of several other statewide organizations, including the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, the Louisiana Educational Television Authority, the PAR and CABL. He has also chaired the Governor’s Annual Prayer Breakfast.
Borné has also been Chairman of the Board of the General Health System; President of the Louisiana Arts and Science Center, and President of the Louisiana Council on Economic Education. He has served in leadership roles in the Capital Area United Way and the Community Fund for the Arts. He was also on the area Board of Hibernia National Bank.
His hobby is following LSU athletics. He has been the public address announcer at Tiger Stadium and for 26 years and at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center for 24 years.
Borné and his wife Lisette have four children and live in Baton Rouge. They attend St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church, where he is a Deacon.
He also serves on Bishop Muench’s cabinet as Secretary of the Communications Secretariat.