State Representative Cameron Henry is serving in fourth year of his third term as the State Representative for District 82, was re-elected to his second and third terms without opposition. His district covers the Old Metairie, Old Jefferson and Airline park. He currently serves on the following Committees: Chairman of Appropriations Committee, Joint Legislative Committee on Capital Outlay, Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, Legislative Budgetary Control Council and the State Bond Commission.
While serving on the Appropriations Committee, he has taken a stand against both the Jindal and Edwards administrations. In 2012, as vice-chairman of the committee under Governor Jindal, Cameron stood up to the administrations use of one-time funds to balance the state budget and was removed from the committee. As chairman, Cameron worked to pass a fiscally responsible budget that avoids mid-year cuts.
Cameron graduated from Jesuit High School in 1992. In August of 1997 he graduated from LSU with a degree in Political Science and received his MBA from Tulane in Finance and Management in May of 2004. While working on his MBA, he served as the Legislative aide to Steve Scalise. In July of 2006 he completed the Executives in State and Local Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In 2014 he was selected by the Washington Post as the Top 40 under 40 in the country. In December of 2016 he was selected by the Times Picayune as the third most influential elected official in Louisiana.
He is married to Jamie Domilise Henry and they have 4 children.