Lafayette City-Parish Council District 5

Council Member Jared Bellard District 5
Jared Bellard, Council Member
(337) 291-8805

Jared Bellard grew up in Lafayette and is proudly serving his third term as a Councilman. He is a graduate of Lafayette High School ('91) and the University of Southwestern Louisiana ('96).  Jared is a Certified Professional Landman whose career has been in the oil and gas industry since 1996.  He is currently the founder and owner of Bellard & Company, Inc., a Professional Land Company based in Lafayette.

Jared served as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council, as well as on many of the Departmental Liaison Committees.  During his tenure he has chaired many of these committees or has served as a team member.  He is a member of the Leadership Lafayette Program (Class XIX).  Jared is also a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen and the Lafayette Association of Petroleum Landmen, where he served as President (2005-2006), 1st Vice President (2004-2005) and Secretary (2003-2004) and was also voted Outstanding Member of the Year (2005-2006).

Jared is an avid golfer (former Board Member of the Scott Golf Association) and outdoorsman.  He is married to Carla Villien Bellard of Maurice, Louisiana, and they have a son, Cooper Paul and a daughter, Baylor Christine.

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