Hilda Daigre Curry, served the City of New Iberia as Mayor for 12 years until her retirement. A life-long resident of New Iberia, she received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from U.L. Lafayette and has 27 years’ experience as an educator, 16 of those years in administration. Prior to becoming Mayor, she was Dean of Students at South Louisiana Community College. During her 12 years as Mayor, she served on the Louisiana Municipal Association Board for 9 years. She served as an officer of the Board for 4 years and as President of the Louisiana Municipal Association during the 2012-13 fiscal years. Both her grandfather, Joseph A. Daigre, and father, J. Allen Daigre, served as the city’s Mayor and in the State Legislature.