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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President and Admiral Allen's Call with Local Government Officials in the Gulf Coast Region

The President and Admiral Thad Allen spoke with local officials including mayors, county supervisors, parish presidents and more from the five states in the Gulf Region.  The President voiced his commitment to engaging local governments as critical partners in the response to the oil spill and urged these officials to stay in touch with his team.  In addition, Admiral Allen described the command structure and encouraged local officials to keep him informed of their questions and concerns.

Local Government Officials on Call with President Obama & Admiral Allen

County Administrator Michael Thompson (Baldwin County, AL)
Mayor Jeff Collier (Dauphin Island, AL)
Mayor Robert Craft (Gulf Shores, AL)
Mayor Samuel L. Jones (Mobile, AL)
Deputy Administrator Glenn Hodge (Mobile County, AL)
Mayor Tony Kennon (Orange Beach, AL)
Mayor Ronald Davis (Prichard, AL)
County Commissioner William T. Dozier (Bay County, FL)
Mayor Beverly Zimmern (Gulf Breeze, FL)
County Commissioner Wayne Harris (Okaloosa County, FL)
Coastal Resource Manager Philip West (Orange Beach, FL)
Mayor Mike Wiggins (Pensacola, FL)
County Commissioner Gordon Goodin (Santa Rosa County, FL)
Mayor James McGehee (Bogalusa, LA)
Director of Emergency Services Dick Gremillion (Calcasieu Parish, LA)
Mayor David Carmadelle (Grand Isle, LA)
Mayor Ronnie Harris (Gretna, LA)
Parish President Ernest Freyou (Iberia Parish, LA)
Parish President Steve Theriot (Jefferson Parish, LA)
Mayor-Elect Michael Yenni (Kenner, LA)
Mayor Harold J. Smith (Kentwood, LA)
Parish President Charlotte Randolph (Lafourche Parish, LA)
Parish President Randy Roach (Lake Charles Parish, LA)
Mayor Tim Matte (Morgan City, LA)
Mayor Mitch Landrieu (New Orleans, LA)
Parish President Billy Nungesser (Plaquemines Parish, LA)
Parish President Craig Taffaro, Jr. (St. Bernard Parish, LA)
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre, Jr. (St. Charles Parish, LA)
Acting Parish President Pat McTopy (St. John Parish, LA)
Parish President Paul P. Naquin, Jr. (St. Mary Parish, LA)
Parish President Kevin Davis (St. Tammany Parish, LA)
Mayor Fred Small (Sulphur, LA)
Parish President Gordon Burgess (Tangipahoa Parish, LA)
Parish President Michel Claudet (Terrebonne Parish, LA)
Mayor Les Fillingham (Bay St. Louis, MS)
Mayor George Schloegel (Gulfport, MS)
County Supervisor Rocky Pullman (Hancock County, MS)
County Supervisor Connie Rockco (Harrison County, MS)
County Administrator Pam Ulrich (Harrison County, MS)
Mayor William Skellie Jr. (Long Beach, MS)
Mayor Connie Moran (Ocean Springs, MS)
City Manager Kay Kell (Pascagoula, MS)
Mayor Leo "Chipper" McDermott (Pass Christian, MS)
Emergency Operating Director Danny Manley (Pearl River County, MS)
Mayor Tommy Longo (Waveland, MS)
Judge CH Mills Jr. (Aransas County, TX)
Judge E.J. King (Brazoria County, TX)
Judge Jimmy Sylvia (Chambers County, TX)
Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas (Galveston, TX)
Judge James D. Yarbrough (Galveston County, TX)
Judge Ed Emmett (Harris County, TX)
Judge Pete De La Garza (Kleberg County, TX)
Judge Nate McDonald (Matagorda County, TX)
Judge Rene Mascorro (Refugio County, TX)
Judge Terry Simpson (San Patricio County, TX)
Judge Aurelio Guerra (Willacy County, TX)