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Mission Statement

To create, preserve and enhance a variety of quality visitor experiences through the promotion and development of the tourism economy of Lincoln Parish, maximizing economic impact and quality of life in the community.


2111 North Trenton Street
Ruston, LA 71270

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm
Saturday: 9am - 2pm

About Ruston, Louisiana

Located in North Louisiana between Shreveport and Monroe, Ruston and Lincoln Parish is known for its thriving college-town atmosphere, an 18-block historic downtown district and the incredibly sweet peaches grown here.

The area is home to Grambling State University and Louisiana Tech University, and boasts a variety of specialty shops and delicious restaurants. Come explore Ruston's many arts, outdoors and historic attractions, such as the Louisiana Military Museum and the Eddie G. Robinson Museum, and take part in one of our events and festivals. It's easy to discover why Ruston Lincoln Parish is considered "a peach of a place to visit!"

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CVB Staff

Travis Napper, CDME

Travis is originally from Monroe, LA, but has called Ruston home for almost 15 years. He is a LA Tech alum and devoted Bulldog fan. Travis is a proud husband and father. He spends his spare time cheering on the bulldogs and enjoying local events. Travis leads the sales and marketing efforts to promote Ruston and Lincoln Parish, and oversees all administrative functions of the CVB.

Amanda Quimby, TMP

Full time destination marketer, part time gardener. Amanda has a love for travel and tourism, event planning and showcasing #RustonLA. She’s also very serious about coffee, cocktails, true crime novels and The Walking Dead. Amanda implements the sales, marketing, advertising, and public relations plans for the CVB.

Jennifer Mamon

As a wife, vlogger and mother of all things, Jennifer fancies herself a crafting queen and enjoys photography, and baking (more so eating) sweet treats. New to the industry, Jennifer has grown to love travel and tourism and is eager to help plan your next trip to Ruston, LA! Jennifer manages the visitors center operations and services, assists with information inquiries, facility rentals, and can be contacted for family reunion planning.

Fox Faircloth

Fox is a Texas native who proudly claims Ruston, LA as her home. She is currently pursuing a degree in Business Management at Louisiana Tech University. Fox is an avid queso-eater and outdoor adventurer. As an administrative assistant for the CVB, she enjoys interacting with locals and visitors alike, all while sharing her love for #RustonLA. Fox oversees the CVB’s online calendar of events, visitor information and newsletter requests. She can be contacted for online event submissions.

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