Gifford Briggs


Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Capital Region
Geo Area
Region 2

Gifford Briggs joined LOGA in 2007 working closely with the Louisiana Legislature.  After nearly a decade serving as LOGA’s Vice-President, Gifford was named President in 2018.

Briggs first joined LOGA (formerly LIOGA) in 1994 while attending college at LSU. He served as the Membership Coordinator and helped organize many firsts for LOGA, including the first annual meeting, Gulf Coast Prospect & Shale Expo, and board meetings. He later moved to Atlanta to pursue a career in restaurant management. He returned to LOGA  in 2007.

He is married to Jackie Briggs, and the couple currently resides in Baton Rouge with their sons, Ash and Max. and their daughter, Chloe.

Industry Affiliations, Boards and Commissions
Ground Water Management Advisory Task Force
Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI)
Louisiana Lobbyists (ALL)
Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL)]

The Bayou Church, Lafayette – Member
Lafayette Charter Foundation – Founding Board Member
Leadership Lafayette – Class XXIII Graduate
Leadership Louisiana – Class 2015 Graduate
Downtown Lafayette Unlimited – Past Board of Director
the705 – Past Board of Director

Top 20 Under 40 presented by the Daily Advertiser & the705
Lafayette Education Foundation – King of ReProm