About THACS, Inc.


Board of Directors - 2017

Southdown relies on volunteers to help accomplish our yearly fundraisers and keep our museum running like a well-oiled machine. We sincerely thank all of those people that come out and give their time to help keep the museum a treasured part of the Houma community.

Terrebonne Historical & Cultural Society, is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that preserves and promotes history, culture and arts in Terrebonne Parish through exhibits, public programs, education and special events at
Southdown Plantation House & Museum and throughout the area.

Mr. David Ellender, President

Ms. Liz Bass, Vice President
Ms. Dawn Pierron, Treasurer
Ms. Angel Luke, Secretary

Ms. Amy Champagne Ms. Dale Norred
Ms. Holly Champagne Ms. Debbie Robichaux
Ms. Sally Ellender Mr. Susan Shaffer
Ms. Yvonne Hawthorne Ms. Judy Smart
Mr. Leonard Hingle Mr. Danny Hoychick
Ms. Jamie Leblanc Mr. Tommy Luke

Executive Director: Nicole Chiasson
Assistant Director: Dina Toups

Neighborhood Events

Once a year, Southdown hosts the National Night Against Crime event for the surrounding neighborhood. This event brings the community together to help keep our city safe.