Dinvaut new chair of SU board
NEW ORLEANS - Bridget Dinvaut has been elected chairwoman of the Southern University Board of Supervisors.
Dinvaut was elected Friday during the board's meeting in New Orleans. Patrick Bell of Thibodaux was elected vice chairman.
Dinvaut is an honors graduate of the Southern University Law Center and an assistant district attorney in St. John the Baptist Parish.
Bell is deputy commissioner for minority affairs at the Louisiana Department of Insurance.
In a news release, Southern said the two replace Darren Mire, chairman for the past two years, and Murphy Bell Jr., vice chairman for two years, who both continue to serve on the board.