• About the Chamber

  • Our Mission

    Champion Business. Connect Community. Cultivate Growth. #MoreThanAMembership




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  • A Letter from the President

    Thank you for your interest in the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce, where our mission is to make the Natchitoches area a thriving business community. The Chamber serves each member differently according to their individual needs. Through a variety of programming and technology, our goal is for you to find your place in our business climate, grow your business through advertising and networking opportunities, and impact your community through Chamber initiatives. As you consider your budget and strategic plan for growth, I would urge you to find the membership level that best suits your needs. I would be happy to discuss the many ways in which the Chamber can serve you. 


    In Good Business,

    Laura Lyles, Chamber President


  • Our Board

     2023 Chamber Board

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  • Our Staff

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  • Chamber President

    Laura Lyles is a Natchitoches native with a passion for the Chamber and over 10 years of business management experience. She is a graduate of Northwestern State University with a B.S. in Hospitality, Management & Tourism and earned her M.B.A. from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA. 

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  • Director of Development

    Dustin Dauzat serves as our staff lead for community initiatives such as Leadership Natchitoches, A+ Coalition, Natchitoches Young Professionals, and the Chamber Ambassadors. Dustin has over 15 years of experience working in the financial service industry and in customer service

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  • Chamber Office Administrator

    Marilyn Mullikin has over 35 years of experience with the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce. Marilyn is a graduate of the Center for Chamber of Commerce and handles all membership referall inquiries, as well as day-to-day operations of the Chamber office.

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