NADA Board of Directors

Joel Oustalet


Joel Oustalet is president of Bubba Oustalet Chevrolet Cadillac in Jennings, Louisiana. His family has been in the transportation industry since 1892, when his great grandfather opened a wagon and wheelwright shop in New Orleans. Joel became a franchised dealer in 2002. He represents Louisiana's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term: February 2013-January 2019)

Industry Service

  • Chairman, Louisiana Automobile Dealers Association

Community Service

  • Currently serves on the boards of the Jefferson Davis Economic Development Board, Jennings American Legion Hospital Foundation, TEAM LA (Help Economic Growth in Lake Arthur, La.), Jefferson Davis Mosquito Abatement, Trustee For Our Lady Of The Lake Catholic Church
  • Active in many civic organizations including Jeff Davis Business Alliance, Jennings Rotary Club, Kiwanis, Calcasieu Area Boy Scouts, Communities Against Domestic Abuse, the Zigler Museum, Louisiana State University Alumni Association, LSU Tiger Athletic Fund, Sigma Chi Fraternity "Life Loyal Sig," Knights of Columbus 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th degree


  • Jeff Davis Business Alliance Business Person of the Year
  • Southwest Louisiana's Top 50 Privately Held Business


  • Bachelor's degree, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

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Bubba Oustalet Chevrolet Cadillac
819 N. Main Street
Jennings, LA  70546


  • Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Lincoln, Toyota


Legislative Affairs, Industry Relations, NADA Show (vice chair)

Convention, Dealership Operations, Government Relations, Industry Relations, Nominating, Regulatory Affairs, 100th Anniversary

NADA Executive Positions
Region II Vice Chairman (2016 & 2017)