Council District 8 Map
Buddy Amoroso, a Republican, won his seat as Metropolitan Council representing District 8 after drawing no opposition in the November 2012 primary election. He officially took office in January 2013. The northern boundary of District 8 includes South Old Hammond Highway to the North, O’Neil Lane to the East, Old Jefferson/Tiger Bend to the South, including areas between Coursey Boulevard and Airline Highway and South Sherwood Forest Boulevard to the West.
A life-long resident of Baton Rouge, Buddy Amoroso attended Broadmoor High School. He obtained his BS in Business Administration from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Buddy, a licensed Louisiana Real Estate Broker is the CEO of Prime Properties, XL.
He is currently the Chairman of the Board for the Baton Rouge Apartment
Association and a former Board Member for the East Baton Rouge Airport
Commission. He has been very involved in the Boy Scouts of America, serving
as former Scout Master of Trinity Lutheran Church, Troop #169, and as
Assistant Scout Master.
Buddy is married to Denise Waters and has three children, Elaine, Michal Ann and Anthony Amoroso – Navy Corpsman. He and his family are members of Christ Presbyterian Church, where he serves as a deacon.
His legislative Aide is Deanna Goux or at 389-5168.