Chair of the Long Range Planning Committee
Term Expires: 2/1/18
John Cloutier is the founder of Blazer Electric & Satellite Company. Prior to starting his own company, Mr. Cloutier was Vice President and Manager of Lays Electric.
Mr. Cloutier served in the U. S. Navy from 1987–1993 aboard the USS Nimitz and USS Shiloh. While with the Navy, he attended the Forces Afloat Education Program, where he became an expert in Electricity and Electronics, Auxiliary Support Mechanics, Naval Surface Warfare, and Management and Training.
After moving to Henderson, TX in 1996, Mr. Cloutier became an active participant in Rusk County’s civic activities, including the Rusk County Recreation Association Board of Directors, and Henderson Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He also served as the Legislative Affairs/Transportation Chair for the Henderson Chamber of Commerce. In August 2006, he was appointed to serve on the board of directors of the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority for his first term. In July 2014, he was appointed to his second term with the NET-RMA.
Through Blazer Electric & Satellite, Mr. Cloutier is a supporter of the Henderson All Sports Booster Club, the Sheriff’s Department Anti-Drug Program, and the Boys and Girls Club. Mr. Cloutier was the Founder and President of the Henderson Wrestling Club from 1997-2000, served as Wrestling Advisor from 2000–2002, and was the Henderson High School Wrestling Coach from 2003-2006.
Mr. Cloutier received the Landon Alford Young Man of the Year Award in 2004.
Mr. Cloutier has two sons, Johnny and Jake.