Emmett David joined the LSU Athletics Department in 2012 after serving as Director of the Office of Planning Design and Construction at LSU since June of 1996.
He assists in facility and project development for the Athletic Department including the South Stadium addition and the recently completed tennis stadium, the gymnastics practice facility and other property holding enhancements.
Among his responsibilities for the University was to serve as facility officer for Doctoral I Research Institution consisting of 11.2 million gross square feet with 250 primary buildings. He also was responsible for the 5-year Capital Outlay project planning of some $484 million, deferred maintenance reporting and funding; and, ADA and Life Safety Code deficiency projects, budgets and tracking of expenditures of some $200 million. He was responsible for nearly $800,000 in physical development on campus with projects such as Choppin Annex, Residential College, Business Education Complex, Raphael Semmes Parking Garage and numerous major maintenance, repair and restoration projects.
He also coordinated and implemented master plans for such departments as Parking and Traffic, Athletics, Veterinary Medicine, Student Health Center, Union, University Recreation, South Campus and Residential Life.
David developed long range planning of future projects and the impact of associated displacement and monitored and managed space inventory and he has served as a Staff Senator.
David graduated from LSU with a Bachelor of Architecture in 1982 and his Master of Public Administration in 2006. He is a registered licensed architect by the state of Louisiana.
Emmett and his wife Maurine have two children Chloe and Gabe, who are both residents of Baton Rouge.