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Oct 01, 2012
Governor Bobby Jindal Announces the Appointment of David Bondy to the College and Career Readiness Commission

BATON ROUGE- Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of David Bondy to the College and Career Readiness Commission. 

The commission serves to make recommendations for the development of statewide policies, guiding principles, and programs that address the current and future economic needs of the state and promoting student success in high school and in life beyond secondary education.

According to statute, the commission is comprised of thirty-two members including:
  • The Governor or his designee;
  • The state superintendent of education or his designee;
  • Four members of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, to be appointed by the president of the board;
  • The commissioner of higher education or his designee;
  • The chairman of the Board of Regents or his designee;
  • The chairman of the House Committee on Education or his designee;
  • The chairman of the Senate Committee on Education or his designee;
  • The president of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System or his designee;
  • The president of the University of Louisiana System or his designee;
  • The deputy secretary of the office of juvenile justice or his designee;
  • The executive director of the Louisiana Workforce Commission or his designee;
  • The chairman of the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council or his designee;
  • One member of the Louisiana Task Force on Workforce Competitiveness, to be appointed by the governor;
  • The current Louisiana High School Teacher of the Year;
  • The current Louisiana High School Principal of the Year;
  • Representatives of each of the following groups, organizations, or agencies, as provided in this Paragraph, selected by the respective group, organization, or agency: 
    • A representative of the Louisiana Association of Educators;
    • A representative of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers;
    • A representative of the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana;
    • A representative of the Louisiana School Boards Association;
    • A representative of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents;
    • A representative of the Louisiana Association of Principals;
    • A representative of the Louisiana Association of Special Education Administrators;
    • A representative of the Louisiana Parent-Teacher Association; and, 
    • A representative of the Louisiana Association of School Executives
  • Two representatives from business, civic, labor, or community organizations, to be appointed by the Governor;
  • A current high school senior, to be appointed by the Governor;
  • A dean of a college of education of a Louisiana public college or university, to be appointed by the commissioner of higher education; and, 
  • A representative of the Louisiana Nonpublic School Commission selected by the Louisiana Nonpublic School Commission.
David Bondy, of Baton Rouge, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LUBA Casualty Insurance Company.  Bondy will be appointed by the Governor to serve as a representative from business, civic, labor, or community organizations, as required by statute. 
 
 
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