Pamela Stein LaFontaine has been named Executive Director of the D’Iberville/St. Martin Chamber of Commerce effective October 2, 2018. LaFontaine, originally from D’Iberville has worked in photography and advertising sales at the local newspaper (The Biloxi D’Iberville Press) for over 30 years; has real estate and Insurance experience. She is the daughter of one the founders of the D’Iberville/St. Martin Area Chamber of Commerce, Charles R. (Bob) and Shannon Fournier Stein. Stein served the Chamber as the First President in 1974.
LaFontaine has served the chamber on the Board of Directors, prior to being named the Executive Director. She recently produced a promotional Welcome Center Booklet “Discover D’Iberville” promoting the city and chamber, featuring many businesses.
LaFontaine is married to Paul LaFontaine, Sr. of Pass Christian. They have three children; Amanda LaFontaine of Houston, Texas, Paul (Lauren Nelson) LaFontaine ll of Saucier, and Patrick (Kalie Williams) LaFontaine of Long Beach. They have 3 granddaughters.
“I am so proud to accept this position, to take the helm of the chamber in the next chapter of D’Iberville and the St. Martin area’s booming growth” LaFontaine said. “I look forward to serving and promoting the businesses in our area. I want to personally work with all of our chamber members to promote all that we have to offer.”
“The D’Ibervile/St. Martin Chamber has an awesome, strong, working Board of Directors and I am proud to be a part of this organization”.