Thursday, 14 July 2011 16:59
JIndal Makes Appointments To Major Louisiana Boards, Commissions
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JindalToday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal made reappointments to the Community and Technical Colleges Board of Supervisors, appointments to the Southern University, the Louisiana Racing Commission and and an appointment to the Louisiana State Board of Optometry Examiners.

Below are the following reappointments and appointments:

 Reappointments to the Community and Technical Colleges Board of Supervisors:

Tim Hardy, of Baton Rouge, is a managing partner of the New Orleans headquartered law firm of Lemle & Kelleher and is an adjunct professor of environmental law at Southern University Law Center.  Hardy will be reappointed to serve as an at-large member with significant experience in vocational education, as required by statute. 

Vincent St. Blanc, of Franklin, is currently a manager for Steward Building Materials. He previously served as Mayor of the City of Franklin and as owner and president of St. Mary Hardware & Gifts.  St. Blanc will be reappointed to serve as a representative of the 3rd Congressional District with significant experience in vocational education, as required by statute.

Edward Barham, of Oak Ridge, was the founding chairman of the Community and Technical Colleges Board of Supervisors and is a former Louisiana State Senator.  He is former chairman of both the Louisiana Board of Trustees and the Louisiana Board of Regents.  Barham will be reappointed to serve as a representative of the 5th Congressional District, as required by statute. 

Geraldine “Deni” Grissette, of Sunset, is a retired secondary school administrator.  Grissette will be reappointed to serve as a representative of the 7th Congressional District, as required by statute. 

Appointments to the Louisiana Racing Commission:

Ben Guilbeau, Jr., of Lake Charles, is a partner with the law firm of Stockwell, Sievert, Viccellio, Clements, & Shaddock L.L.P.  Guilbeau will be appointed as a representative from Calcasieu Parish, as required by statute. 

Dion Young, of West Monroe, is the Assistant District Attorney in Morehouse Parish. Young will be appointed as a member at-large, as required by statute. 

Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Ann Smith, of Kentwood, is a retired teacher, coach, and principal of Kentwood High School and currently represents District A on the Tangipahoa Parish School Board.  Smith will be appointed to represent the 1st Congressional District, as required by statute.  

 

Appointment to the Louisiana State Board of Optometry Examiners

Jay Miller, of Eunice, is the Owner of the offices of Drs. Miller and Miller.  Miller was nominated for reappointment by the Louisiana State Board of Optometry Examiners to serve as an at-large member, as required by statue.

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