District 8 - Denise Amoroso

Denise Amoroso

Denise Amoroso

Council Member, District 8

222 Saint Louis Street
Room 339
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1471
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: 225-389-5168
Fax: 225-389-3806
Email Denise Amoroso

Denise Amoroso was appointed to serve as the District 8 Council Member on July 19 after her husband, Councilman Buddy Amoroso, died while biking in West Feliciana Parish on June 30, 2018.
Denise Waters met Anthony "Buddy" Amoroso at Oral Roberts University in 1975. They graduated together in 1979 and wed in 1981. She and Buddy share three children, Elaine, Michal Ann, and Anthony Amoroso, a Navy veteran; and four grandchildren. 

Community Involvement

Denise is a longtime volunteer at Woman's Hospital and a member of Blue Star Mothers and Christ Presbyterian Church. She also teaches children in third through fifth grade at Christ Presbyterian Church School. She serves on the Board of Directors for Lake Sherwood Club.

District 8 Zone

The boundary of District 8 includes:

  • Areas between Coursey Boulevard and Airline Highway and South Sherwood Forest Boulevard to the West
  • Old Jefferson/Tiger Bend to the South
  • O’Neal Lane to the East
  • South Old Hammond Highway to the North

View the District 8 Map (PDF).

Legislative Aide

Contact Legislative Aide Yolanda Charles at 225-389-5168, or Email Yolanda Charles.

Open Neighborhood BR: Council District 8

View the map below and learn more about requests for service, permitting activity, police and traffic incidents, and more in Council District 8 — all part of our commitment to transparency and digital citizen engagement through open data. For more information, visit Open Neighborhood BR: Council District 8.

Email: District 8