Ann Kimberly Cook, Councilman

Ann Kimberly, more commonly known as Kim, is the daughter of Orien Butaud and Adelina Butaud.  She currently resides on the Chitimacha Reservation with her husband, Rickey Cook.  She has three children.
Kim has over fourteen (14) years of experience in working within the Chitimacha Tribal government and its enterprises.  She began her career with the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana as an Office Assistant at Chitimacha Fire Protection in 2004, transferred to Tribal Administration in 2006, and in 2010 transferred to and is currently the Senior Director for RiverCane Senior Center of which she oversees the elder activity and meals program and manages the sixteen (16) unit senior independent living apartments located on the Chitimacha Reservation.  In 2009, she was recognized as “Employee of the Year” and in 2017, she was recognized for “Supervisor of the Year” for the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana.  She has also served a few terms on the Chitimacha Election Board throughout the years and was a member of the Chitimacha Pow Wow Committee for three (3) years