Jeff Angers is president of the Center for Coastal Conservation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting good stewardship of America’s marine resources. He is also chief executive officer of the Center’s affiliated political action committee, Center PAC. Among other activities, the Center works to elect people to the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate who share Center members’ dedication to conservation.
Angers serves on the board of directors of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation and is active with the American Sportfishing Association, serving on its Governmental Affairs Committee. He also serves on the board of Whitney Bank and is the treasurer of the Supriya Jindal Foundation for Louisiana Children.
Over the last 25 years, Angers has managed congressional campaigns; lobbied legislative bodies, and written conservation policy. Prior to his role as founding president of the Center, Angers served 15 years as CEO of the Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana. An LSU graduate, he led successful battles to outlaw indiscriminate fishing gear and to protect redfish with game fish status.