Dr. Amanda Vincent named Assistant Secretary of Environmental Services

Apr 26, 2024

LDEQ Assistant Secretary Dr. Amanda Vincent

Baton Rouge, LA – Secretary Aurelia S. Giacometto announces Dr. Amanda Vincent as Assistant Secretary of the Office of Environmental Services at LDEQ. 

Amanda has worked at LDEQ since 2007. She has held various leadership positions within the Offices of Environmental Compliance and Environmental Services. During the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and other oil spills, she served as the agency’s lead for the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) program. 

Her expertise lies within the field of water enabling her to work within the Water Permits Division and Water Planning and Assessment.  Since early 2024, Amanda has been employed as environmental scientist manager.

Amanda received a Bachelor and Master of Science in Biology from Southeastern Louisiana University, a Master of Business Administration in Project Management from University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Coastal Sciences from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Amanda serves as the President of the Association of Clean Water Administrators. Amanda is a native of Walker, Louisiana and currently resides in Central, Louisiana.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Amanda Vincent on her new role!