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TOHSEP Staff



Earl Eues, Jr. - Director
 
                 

Earl Eues has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Sciences from Nicholls State University, 1988. Over twenty-seven years of experience in the environmental regulatory field and 26 years of various emergency response/coordination experience. From 1993 to 2000 while working for the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government, Mr. Eues was assigned as needed to the Terrebonne Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness as the assistant director.  Under the direction of then Terrebonne Parish Sheriff, Vernon Bourgeois, he served as the incident commander for response during Hurricane Gustav and Ike in 2008.

 

Currently, under the administration of Parish President Gordon Dove, he coordinates the day to day operations of the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government, is the Region 3 Regional Director and Chairman of the Regional Directors Subcommittee for the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, a board member of the Louisiana Emergency Response Network and owner of KEE Environmental Services, L.L.C., an environmental consulting business based in Houma.

              

Mr. Eues is also a member of the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce where he is a member of the executive board as the president elect.

 

 

 
  
 
Benjamin Walker - Assistant Director
 
            
A native of Houma, Louisiana, Ben Walker has been the Assistant Director of the Terrebonne Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for the past eight years.  Ben is also a member of the hazmat team, cofounder of the Terrebonne Community Emergency Response Team, and is currently conducting Active Shooter Response training for Terrebonne Parish schools and the United States Coast Guard with his training team.  
 
Ben’s previous jobs include being a stockbroker, judicial clerk, and a Louisiana House of Representatives messenger while at LSU, just to name a few.  Ben graduated from Vandebilt Catholic and LSU before earning a Juris Doctorate from Loyola New Orleans School of Law.
When not working and raising his family, Ben is an entrepreneur who lists cooking, golfing and fishing amongst his favorite activities.
     
 
  
 
 
 Suzy Bourg - Executive Secretary
                

A native of Terrebonne Parish who resides in Houma, Louisiana, Suzy Bourg is the current Executive Secretary for the Director of the Terrebonne Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Suzy has over twenty-years of experience as business and office manager in the public environment. When not working, Suzy enjoys spending time with her family and travel.

  
 
 
 
         
Thomas Long - HazMat Responder
 

Thomas Long resides in Houma, Louisiana. He is currently the Hazardous Materials Specialist for Terrebonne Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Tom serves as the leader of the Terrebonne Parish Rapid Assessment Team (PRAT), which is the parish hazardous materials team. Tom is Fire Service ProBoard qualified Hazardous Materials Technician and is also certified Louisiana Emergency Manager - Professional. When not working he enjoys spending time with family and travel.