Bobby W. Edmiston is well known in Bossier Parish. He is a lifelong resident. He is a graduate of Airline High School and Louisiana Tech University, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He is married to Stephanie Delay Edmiston and they have two children, Ashley and Jesse. After graduating from College he worked in the banking industry for 14 years, finishing his career as a Vice-President with Bank One.
He has over 350 hours of education from the International Association of Assessing Officers and is a Certified Louisiana Assessor.
In 1998 he was elected Bossier Parish Assessor. He has implemented many valuable changes as Assessor. He opened a satellite office in Bossier City, to make it more convenient for citizens to use the Assessor’s office; created an interactive website for on-line use; created a GIS (Geographic Information
System) to assist in location and identification of Parish property, roads, waterways and other development features; has assembled a professional and courteous staff to provide services needed to meet Bossier Parish’s growing needs; has been a legislative leader working in conjunction with the
Assessor’s Association and our local delegation to ensure that the rights of our citizens are protected and preserved.
He has been active in our community. He serves on the Republican Parish Executive Committee, the Governor’s Interstate 49 task force, as a member and past President of the Bossier City Rotary Club,
As an Ex-Officio Director of the Bossier Chamber of Commerce. He and his family are members of Airline Baptist Church. He is also a member of VFW Post 4588. He is a member of the Louisiana National Guard and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.