Terrence Lockett serves as the Executive Director for DFER LA. In this role, Terrence executes the policy and advocacy work in the Baton Rouge Metro area. Terrence has experience in strategic planning and managing candidates seeking elected office along with governmental affairs representation for a variety of entities at the state and federal level.
Recently, Terrence served as the Capital Region Manager and State Education Liaison for U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu. In this capacity, Terrence served as a direct contact to a 12-parish coverage area assisting elected officials and community stakeholders in the region. Also in his role as Education Liaison, he was responsible for working with multiple stakeholders at the national, state, and local levels to advance Senator Landrieu’s education reform priorities in Louisiana.