Parrish Giles

Parrish Giles is a native of Rapides Parish in Glenmora.  He is serving his first term on the Rapides Parish Police Jury and at the age of 28 is one of the youngest elected in our parish to serve in this capacity.  He represents District H which includes areas in Wards 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.  Recently Parrish has also served as a Justice of the Peace in Ward 4.

Parrish is Chairman of the Insurance, Ambulance, Fire and Homeland Security Committee; and is a member of the Finance Committee; the Parochial Board Liaison and Municipal Liaison Committee; the Public Works, Watershed and Agricultural Affairs Committee; the Workforce Development and Grants Committee; the Tourism and Economic Planning and Development Committee; the Courthouse, Coliseum and Legal Committee; the Personnel, Elections and Health Committee of the Rapides Parish Police Jury.

He is a member of Glenmora Baptist Church.  Parrish currently owns and operates Carl’s Catfish Hut in Oakdale where he enjoys visiting with customers from Central and Southwest Louisiana.  He also owns and operates the Lone Oak Ranch in Glenmora.

Parrish is married to Ashley Giles, and they have two young children, Ava and Wallace.  When not at work, duck hunting is a pastime he enjoys.

Parrish’s dad, Carl Giles, served on the Rapides Parish Police Jury many years ago.  The desire to serve and help people is a family trait that Parrish follows to this day.


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