Latest Weather Blog
Gov. Edwards announces board and commission appointments
BATON ROUGE- Governor John Bel Edwards announced his appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions on Friday.
Edwards announced the following appointments:
State Board of Commerce and Industry
Jeffery J. Arnold, of New Orleans, is a former Louisiana State Representative and is currently the Director of Institutional Banking and Senior Vice President at First NBC Bank in New Orleans.
Glenn L. Brasseaux, of Carencro, is the Mayor of the City of Carencro and was nominated by the Louisiana Municipal Association.
Rickey L. Fabra, of Metairie, is the Assistant Director/Gulf Coast Operations at North America’s Building Trades Unions.
Jerald N. “Jerry” Jones, of St. Francisville, was re-appointed to the Board and is a partner at Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea LLC in Baton Rouge.
Heather L. Malone, of Vidalia, is the Economic Development Director of the City of Vidalia.
C. Robert “Robby” Miller Jr., of Hammond, is the Tangipahoa Parish President and has over 24 years of experience in the technology field.
Jan Moller, of Baton Rouge, is the Director of the Louisiana Budget Project in Baton Rouge.
Daniel J. Schexnaydre Jr., of Hammond, is the Vice President of Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services in LaPlace.
Bobby E. Williams Jr., of Ruston, is a Vice President at Origin Bank in Ruston.
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf
Jason “Jay” Isch, of Lafayette, is a Support Service Provider with the Affiliated Blind of Louisiana and will serve as a deaf representative on the commission.
Jimmy C. Gore, of Baton Rouge, was an English Sign Language Instructor at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. prior to his retirement and will serve as a deaf representative on the commission.
Rana I. Ottallah, of Metairie, is a Parent Guide with Louisiana By Your Side and will serve as a parent of a deaf child on the commission.
Jeri A. Pilk, of Baton Rouge, will also serve as a parent of a deaf child on the commission.
Melodie A. Sparks, of Gonzales, is the Assistant Director at Deaf Focus and will serve as a professional representative on the commission.
Crime Victims Reparations Board
Amanda E. Tonkovich, of New Orleans, is a therapist and SART coordinator with New Orleans Family Justice Center Tonkovich and will serve as the representative of the 2nd Congressional District.
Rena M. Hebert, of Lafayette, is a Program Director with the Elderly Crime Victims Assistance Program for the 16th Judicial District Attorney’s Office and will serve as the representative of the 3rd Congressional District.
Ernest N. Morial-New Orleans Exhibition Authority
Ronald C. “Ron” Guidry Sr., of New Orleans, is the owner of the Ronald C. Guidry Sr. Agency, an Allstate Insurance Agency and will serve as an at-large member on the board.
Capital Area Human Services District
Kathy M. D’Albor, of Plaquemine, was reappointed to the Capital Area Human Services District and is a Supervisor at the Iberville Parish School Board and will serve as a representative of Iberville Parish.
Stacey B. Morales, of Addis, was appointed to the Capital Area Human Services District and has a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling and is a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor at First Baptist Church of Addis. She will serve as a representative of West Baton Rouge Parish.
Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL)
Warren A. Perrin, of Lafayette, was reappointed to the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana and is an attorney with Perrin Landry deLaunay in Lafayette.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Zachary police investigating afternoon shooting; search for gunman expands
Tensions rise at EBR schoolboard meeting after promise of 8% staff pay...
Pool company a no-show following repair requests
USACE to begin the largest study on the Mississippi River
Crawfisherman rescued after spending 24 hours stranded in swamp
LSU baseball prepares for NCAA Regional play
LSU, Tulane to meet in first round of Baton Rouge Regional as...
LSU president reminisces during team trip to DC
Southern baseball sweeps Arkansas-Pine Bluff to finish out regular season
A candid conversation with Kim Mulkey - Watch the half-hour special on...