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 President of the Baton Rouge Apartment Association and a Board Member for the East Baton Rouge Airport Commission. He has been very involved in the Boy Scouts of America, serving as Scout Master of Trinity Lutheran Church, Troop #169, and presently serving 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.