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Oct 01, 2012
Governor Bobby Jindal Announces Appointments to the Board of Commissioners for the Sabine River Authority

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Board of Commissioners for the Sabine River Authority.

The Board of Commissioners for the Sabine River Authority serves to regulate, manage and maintain the waters of the Sabine River and its tributary streams.

According to statute, the board is comprised of 13 gubernatorial appointments, subject to Senate confirmation. Four members must be residents of Sabine Parish, two members must be residents of Calcasieu Parish, two members must be residents of Vernon Parish, two members must be residents of DeSoto Parish, two members must be residents of Beauregard Parish, and one member must be a resident of Cameron Parish.

Appointments to the Board of Commissioners for the Sabine River Authority:

Ron Williams, of Many, is retired and is a former Marine.  Williams will be appointed to serve as a resident of Sabine Parish, as required by statute. 

Frank Davis, of Many, is retired and was formerly employed with ExxonMobil Chemical Company.  Davis will be appointed to serve as a resident of Sabine Parish, as required by statute. 

Henry Ned Goodeaux, of Many, is a retired employee of Conoco Phillips.  Goodeaux will be reappointed to serve as a resident of Sabine Parish, as required by statute. 

Bobby Williams, of Florien, is a notary public.  Williams will be reappointed to serve as a resident of Sabine Parish, as required by statute. 

Daniel Cupit, of Westlake, is the Mayor of the City of Westlake.  Cupit will be reappointed to serve as a resident of Calcasieu Parish, as required by statute. 

James Foret, Jr., of Sulphur, is a sales manager for Total Safety US Inc.  Foret will be appointed to serve as a resident of Calcasieu Parish, as required by statute. 

Norman Arbuckle, of Logansport, is a veteran of the United States Army and is a member of the Logansport Town Council.  Arbuckle will be reappointed to serve as a resident of DeSoto Parish, as required by statute.  

Jerry Holmes, of Keatchie, is the Owner of Jerry Holmes, a water transportation company.  Holmes will be appointed to serve as a resident of DeSoto Parish, as required by statute. 

Chester “C.A. Burgess, of Evans, is the Vice President of Master Craft Construction.  Burgess will be reappointed to serve as a resident of Vernon Parish, as required by statute. 

Therman Nash, of Anacoco, is a veteran of the United States Army and is a deputy with the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Department.  Nash will be reappointed to serve as a resident of Vernon Parish, as required by statute. 

Estella Scott, of DeRidder, is a former member of the DeRidder City Council.  Scott will be reappointed to serve as a resident of Beauregard Parish, as required by statute. 

Stanley Vidrine, of DeRidder, is the Owner of Vidrine Land Surveying, Inc.  Vidrine will be reappointed to serve as a resident of Beauregard parish, as required by statute. 

Byron Gibbs, of Hackberry, is the Director of Alternative Schools for the West Side of Cameron Parish.  Gibbs will be reappointed to serve as a resident of Cameron Parish, as required by statute. 

 
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