1983 & 1984 – Delegate from Carencro High School
Currently – Chief Information Officer, Acadiana Computer Systems, Inc., Lafayette, Louisiana
Adrian Baudoin came to LYS as a delegate in 1983 and again in 1984. He returned to serve as Junior Counselor in 1985 and 1986, as Counselor in 1987 and 1988, and as Assistant Program Director in 1989, 1990 and 1991. He is a member of the 5 Year Club and the LYS Hall of Fame. Adrian served on the Executive Committee in several capacities, including Vice President of Recruitment and Vice President of Records and Correspondence. He currently serves on the LYS Board of Directors and on the Board Recruitment Subcommittee; he served as Chair of the Board of Directors in 2007-2008.
Adrian received his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Louisiana State University in 1991, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1998, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2007. From 1991 through 1993, Adrian served in the Peace Corps in Morocco, North Africa, during which time he received intensive cross-cultural, language and technological training. While pursuing his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Adrian served as a student intern to the National Wetlands Research Center. Upon graduation, he joined Compaq Computer Corporation in Houston, Texas, where he managed projects in the Advanced Technology Group of the Enterprise Solutions and Services Division. In 2000, he returned to Louisiana and since then has been employed by Acadiana Computer Systems in Lafayette, where he serves as Chief Information Officer.
In 1985, as a young teenager, Adrian was active in the Boy Scouts and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, Scouting’s highest rank. Today, Adrian and his wife, Danielle, have two young boys, Julien and Dominic, who keep Adrian active! He and his family reside in Lafayette. Adrian has continuously shown his love for LYS and for his home state of Louisiana. Whether in Louisiana or in North Africa, Adrian has connected with LYS the third week of July every year since he first attended in 1983. He dedicates significant amounts of time year in and year out to making a difference with Louisiana’s youth through LYS, contributing in many ways and over and above his official positions. You can tell Adrian’s dedication through his action and he exemplifies the old adage that “actions speak louder than words.” Adrian is a man of action!