(Photo: Jack Jay Blossman)
“Each of these appointees is an outstanding leader in their respective fields and equally important, they recognize that higher education is vital to helping our students and our state continue on its path to prosperity,” said Gov. Edwards. “Education is synonymous with opportunity, and these leaders share my vision to invest more in our state’s future. I look forward to working with them and seeing LSU and the students flourish under their guidance.”
Republican members of the Louisiana Legislature are pretty smug about their ability to block any proposed legislation or budget put forward by Gov. John Bel Edwards. Witness the antics of Rep. Cameron Henry (R-Metairie) as he danced to puppeteer/House Speaker Taylor Barras (R-New Iberia) in rejecting the findings of the Revenue Estimating Conference
As long as Abraham can secure the backing to disseminate information about himself, he presents a serious threat to another four years of Edwards.--John Bel Edwards, Ralph Abraham
Jack A. “Jay” Blossman, of Mandeville, is an attorney in private practice and serves as an attorney of counsel for the firm of Milling Benson Woodward, LLP. Blossman received a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and a Juris Doctorate from Southern University School of Law. He will serve as a representative of the 1st Congressional District.
B. Wayne Brown, of Shreveport, is a professional engineer and the Chairman of the Board of Brown Builders, Inc. Brown received a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and a master’s degree from Purdue University. He will serve as a representative of the 4thCongressional District.
Robert S. Dampf, of Baton Rouge, is an attorney and mediator with Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions. Dampf received a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University and a Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University Law Center. He will serve as a representative of the 6th Congressional District.
Chester Lee Mallett, of Iowa, is a licensed contractor and the president of Progressive Buildings, LLC. Mallett attended McNeese State University. He will serve as an at-large representative on the board.
Rémy Voisin Starns, of Metairie, is an attorney in private practice. Starns received a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University, a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University School of Law, and a Master of Laws from Tulane University School of Law. He will serve as a representative of the 1st Congressional District.
Mary Leach Werner, of Lake Charles, is a self-employed consultant. Werner received a bachelor’s degree from Brenau Women’s College. She will serve as a representative of the 3rdCongressional District.