On April 10, the Gov. announced several appointments, including:
Ms. Amanda Brunson of Baton Rouge was appointed to the Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board. Ms. Brunson is assistant secretary of child welfare for the Department of Children and Family Services.
Ms. Krystle H. Mitchell of Slidell was appointed to the Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board. Ms. Mitchell is interim executive director at the Louisiana Alliance of Children’s Advocacy Centers in Covington. She will represent LA Children’s Advocacy Centers.
Ms. Reshonn A. Saul of Vacherie was appointed to the Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board. Ms. Saul is the assistance program manager for FINS (Families in Need of Services) with the Louisiana Supreme Court. She will represent the LA Families in Need of Services Association.
Ms. Cheri A. Crain of Zachary was appointed to the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council. Ms. Crain is a compliance and planning manager with the Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs. She will represent the Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs.
Ms. Julie F. Hagan of Springfield was appointed to the Louisiana Developmental Services
Disabilities Council. Ms. Hagan is director Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities. She will represent the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities.
The Louisiana Developmental Disability Council’s mission is to lead and promote advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
Other recent appointments included: Ms. Doris G. Brown of Baton Rouge was appointed to the Louisiana Department of Health, and will serve as the assistant secretary of the Office of Public Health. Torrie T. Harris, Dr.P.H., of Baton Rouge was appointed to the La Department of
Health. Dr. Harris will serve as the assistant secretary of the Office on Women’s Health and Community Health. Mr. Louis P. Lipinski Jr. of Greenwell Springs, Ms. Danielle G. Rhodes of
Houma, and Mr. Thomas G. Mungall of Baton Rouge were appointed to the Louisiana position of Licensed Professional Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Board of Examiners. Mr. Lipinski is the owner of Lipinski & Associates LLC. Ms. Rhodes is a co-owner and vocational rehabilitation counselor with Bailey McCaffery LLC. Mr. Mungall is a vocational rehabilitation counselor at Thomas G. Mungall, LRC.