Melvin L. "Kip" Holden Kip Holden joined Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions upon his retirement as Mayor-President of the City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge after serving 12 years . Kip worked with governmental officials at the local, state, national and international levels.
Melvin “Kip” Holden East Baton Rouge Year Inducted: 2008 . Melvin “Kip” Holden, Mayor-President of East Baton Rouge Parish, began his leadership development in 4-H and since has risen to become a nationally recognized leader and public servant.
Mayor Melvin L. “Kip” Holden was born on August 12, 1952, in New Orleans, Louisiana to Rosa May Rogers and Curtis Holden. In 1970, he graduated from Scotlandville Senior High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and went on to graduate with his B.A. degree in journalism from Louisiana State University Manship School of Mass Communications in 1974.
Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- EBR Mayor-President Melvin L. "Kip" Holden answers questions about why he's running for Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District on Wednesday morning May 18, 2016.
Mayor-President Melvin L. "Kip" Holden today issued the following statement: My recollection of the visit to Baton Rouge by several staff members of Tetra Tech is that we met as a group.