About Dana

Dana has been a building contractor for almost 20 years and is owner of Dana Dugas Affordable Homes. As a native of Loreauville and graduate of Loreauville High School, he has always been community involved.


Leadership, Achievements and Activities

  • Teche Area Builders – Board Member, Past President and Vice-President -2001-present Received Builder of the Year award seven times
  • Louisiana Home Builders – Executive Committee 2003-2006, 2008-Present
  • Named Fastest Growing Builder-Top 100 by Builder, National Association of Home Builders Magazine #4 in 2002, #20 in 2004
  • Appointed by Governor Kathleen Blanco to the Louisiana State Licensing Board of Contractors, Residential Building Contractors Subcommittee – 2006-2013
  • Iberia Parish Regional Planning and Zoning Commission 2007 – 2017 (Chairman 2008-2017)
  • Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce Member
  • St. Martinville Kiwanis Club – Member and past President. Pepper Festival Committee Past Chairman
  • St. Martinville Main Street – Member, Past President and Past Treasurer
  • St. Martinville Chamber of Commerce – Member and Past President
  • Men’s Rosary Group of New Iberia – 2019
  • Owner: Dana Dugas
    • Dana Dugas Affordable Homes
    • Dugas Rental Properties
    • Loreauville Racing Stables – Race horses breeding and racing
    • Great Eight Racing Stables – Race horse partnership
    • Johnny’s Pizza House, St. Martinville 2010-2018