Founded in 1932 - The New Orleans Local Section is the 3rd oldest in the Institute.
The New Orleans Local Section also has an active young professionals section.
1995 “Randall D. Sheeline Award”, for excellence in public relations activities.
1999 “Catalyst Grassroots Award”, for support of the grassroots advocacy program.
2001 “Marx Isaac’s Award”, for excellence of a small local section newsletter.