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Jan 04, 2013
Governor Jindal Announces Appointments to the Board of Regents

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Board of Regents. 

The Board of Regents is a state agency which coordinates all public higher education in Louisiana. 

According to the Louisiana Constitution, the board is comprised of 15 gubernatorial appointees, including two gubernatorial appointees from each congressional district, and the remaining members shall be from the state at large. All appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

Appointments to the Board of Regents:

Joel Dupre, of New Orleans, is the President of Southern Recycling LLC. Dupre will be appointed to serve as a representative of the 2nd Congressional District, in accordance with the requirements of the Louisiana Constitution. 

Edward Markle, of New Orleans, is the President of Markle & Associates. Markle will be appointed to serve as a representative of the 2nd Congressional District, in accordance with the requirements of the Louisiana Constitution. 

Robert Levy, of Vienna, is the District Attorney for the 3rd Judicial District. Levy will be reappointed to serve as a representative of the 5th Congressional District, in accordance with the requirements of the Louisiana Constitution.

Richard Lipsey, of Baton Rouge, is the Chairman of Lipsey’s LLC Distributor. Lipsey will be appointed to serve as a representative of the 6th Congressional District, in accordance with the requirements of the Louisiana Constitution.

Mark Abraham, of Lake Charles, is a Managing Partner of Gulf Island Shrimp and Seafood and Big Easy Foods. Abraham will be reappointed to serve as an at-large member, in accordance with the requirements of the Louisiana Constitution.  

 
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