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Committees: Communication
Teams: IPW
Visit Lake Charles and Creole Nature Trail All-American Road
1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Anne Taber Klenke has worked on the marketing, branding, interpretation and grant writing/funding of the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road since 1997 and became the coordinator for this byway in 2004, all while working for The Graham Group ad agency handling a wide variety of clients but with an emphasis on destinations and tourism related entities. Currently Anne is the Vice President of Destination Development and Community Engagement for Visit Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau. Prior to this, Anne was the Marketing Director for the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association for 10 years. In 2012 Anne moved back home to Southwest Louisiana to become the Tourism Director for the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau (which serves as the marketing arm of the Creole Nature Trail.) In this role Anne actively markets the Creole Nature Trail and Southwest Louisiana to media as well as domestic and international tour operators.