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Mar 01, 2013
BATON ROUGE - Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Louisiana Rehabilitation Council.
The Louisiana Rehabilitation Council serves to review analyze, and evaluate the state rehabilitation program.
According to executive order BJ 08-71, the council is comprised of 25 gubernatorial appointments, including the director of the Louisiana Rehabilitation Services and one vocational rehabilitation counselor, serving as non-voting members. The remaining 23 voting members include the following:
Appointments to the Louisiana Rehabilitation Council:
Libby Murphy, of Stonewall, is a community service provider for the Louisiana Association for the Blind in Shreveport. Murphy will be appointed to serve as a representative of individuals with disabilities who have difficulty representing themselves, as required by statute.
Pranab Choudhury, of Baton Rouge, is a chemist for Albermarle Corproration and is the former president of the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Autism Society. Choudhury will be reappointed to serve as a representative of individuals with disabilities who have difficulty representing themselves, as required by statute.