ERNST DEN HARTIGH APPOINTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Den Hartigh to fill remaining term ending in May 2021
The Beau Chêne Homeowners Association is proud to announce Ernst den Hartigh as a newly appointed Director to fill the recently vacated open Board position. Ernst was approved by the Board of Directors at their meeting on Friday November 15, 2019 and will complete the remaining term which ends May of 2021. The Board is very excited to have Ernst as a member. He has a tremendous amount of leadership and board governance experience in many organizations, including oil and gas industry, non-profits and social clubs and will contribute greatly to the oversight of our association.
Ernst has been a resident of Beau Chêne for a total of fourteen years and is retired from Shell International and Shell Deepwater US. He is currently the co-founder of an oil and gas start-up exploration & production company. He has been married to Sonja den Hartigh for thirty-six years and they have two sons, Jasper and Dennis. Jasper lives in Austin, TX. and Dennis lives in Atlanta, GA. Ernst and Sonja have been members of the Beau Chene Country Club since 2003 and enjoy playing golf and participating in the social events.
Ernst believes that “Beau Chene has matured over time into a very precious living environment where space, comfort, nature and sports (particularly golf) co-exist in harmony and where personal safety is of the highest standard. Essential for maintaining this, is a vibrant homeowner’s community and healthy social club (Country Club).” Ernst is highly motivated to help maintain this environment and strengthen the link between the homeowners and the social/sports club.
Beau Chêne was established in 1974 and is considered one of the premier residential communities in Louisiana. As a private, gated community comprised of 1,550 home and condominium lots in the northern part of the New Orleans Metropolitan Area, Beau Chêne has an approximate population of 4,500 persons. Located just outside the city limits of both Mandeville and Madisonville Louisiana near Lake Pontchartrain and the Tchefuncte River, Beau Chêne is also surrounded by two renowned 18-hole golf courses and a Marina.