On Friday, March 19th, Governor John Bel Edwards announced his appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions.
Governor Edwards appointed Harlie E. “Gene” Reynolds of Dubberly, in neighboring Webster Parish, to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission. The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission serves to protect, conserve and replenish the natural resources and wildlife of the state. Reynolds is retired and will serve at-large.
Governor Edwards also appointed fifteen new commissioners to the Louisiana Emergency Response Commission (LERC) which coordinates and supervises implementation of the federal hazardous materials Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act within Louisiana. The LERC develops, coordinates, and leads the state emergency management program, enabling effective preparation for, response to, and recovery from emergencies and disasters in order to save lives, reduce human suffering, and minimize property loss.
Source: Office of the Governor. “Gov. Edwards Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments.” Accessed March 21, 2021. https://gov.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/3042.