DeSoto Parish Tourist Bureau

Executive Director

Desoto Parish Tourist Bureau welcomes new director, Julie Rogers.

Julie A. Rogers of Keatchie, Louisiana is the Director of DeSoto Parish Tourist Bureau.  Julie and the board have plans to update their parish tourism plan, enhance local tourism resources and implement new marketing technology.  

Mrs. Rogers has a degree in Journalism - Advertising with a minor in History from LSU Baton Rouge.  She also has attended ULM, NSU, LSUS and La. College to gain alternative certification for Grade 1-5 and Art K-12.

Julie's family moved to Keatchie when she was a child.  After college graduation, she worked for nine years in Washington D.C. and later in Shreveport as a Regional Director for former U.S. Senator J. Benett Johnson.  Since 2003, she has worked at the Central School Corporation.  For the past year, Julie has taught Fine Arts, Yearbook and Secondary Social Studies.  She also works on a contract basis as an IEP writer for DeSoto Parish School Board preparing Individualized Education Programs for the Talented Arts, Music and Theatre students in DeSoto.

The Board of Directors of the DeSoto Tourist Bureau are Margaret Dickerson, President; Charlotte Miller, Vice-President; Pam Rogers, Treasurer; Donna Cagle; Shirley Payne; Mary Mac Thompson; and Jean Williams.

Contact Information: (318) 872-1177

Email: DeSotoTourism@gmail.com