Administrator Fontenot is a lifelong resident of Evangeline Parish and has been working for the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office for two years. He is married with three children and one grandchild. Mr. Fontenot is active in the Parish serving as a School Board member representing District Six for the last five years. He also serves on the Mamou Fire Protection District #1 Board and was also a volunteer fireman for 13 years. He has also worked with the youth of the parish as a coach in both the baseball and softball leagues in Mamou.
Mr. Fontenot is a graduate of Mamou High School and has a bachelors degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and is an active CPA. He has 27 years of financial experience in healthcare and operating businesses. Prior to joining the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office, Mr. Fontenot served as the Chief Financial Officer of Mercy Regional Medical Center in Ville Platte and Acadian Medical Center in Eunice. Mr. Fontenot has been working to improve finances, leadership and strengthen the internal controls of the Sheriff's Office by computerizing all areas of the Sheriff's Office. Administrator Fontenot works closely with the Sheriff and Major Mitchell and currently oversees operations of the Tax Office. Mr. Fontenot also works closely with Dispatch, Probation and Corrections.