Baton Rouge - Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced his appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions.

Gov. Edwards announced appointments to the following boards and commissions:

Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission
The Used Motor Vehicle Commission licenses and regulates Used Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salespersons, Motor Vehicle Crushers, Dealers of Used Parts and Accessories, Automotive Dismantlers and Parts Recyclers, and investigates consumer and dealer complaints.

George R. Floyd, of Baton Rouge, was reappointed to the Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission. Mr. Floyd is the president of Floyd’s Autoplex and will serve as the representative of the 3rd Public Service Commission District.

 

Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners serves to license and regulate chiropractors in the state of Louisiana.

Ned J. Martello, D.C., of Denham Springs, was reappointed to the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr. Martello is a chiropractor and the owner of Martello Chiropractic.

Jon E. Zeagler, D.C., of Natchitoches, was reappointed to the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr. Zeagler is a chiropractor and the owner of Trinity Chiropractic Clinic. He is a veteran of the Louisiana National Guard.

 

Louisiana Environmental Education Commission
The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission is a major resource in furthering environmental knowledge, awareness, and stewardship. The Commission’s mission is to create a comprehensive and balanced environmental education initiative that results in a literate citizenry who will make informed decisions to effectively solve existing problems, prevent new ones, and maintain a sustainable environment for future generations.

Heather L. Egger, of Metairie, was reappointed to the Louisiana Environmental Education Commission. Ms. Egger is a 4-H Agent with LSU AgCenter. As required by statute, she was nominated by the Louisiana Environmental Educators Association.

 

Governor's Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Conservation
The mission of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Conservation is to assist the State of Louisiana in the development and implementation of a holistic engineering plan to achieve a sustainable coastal ecosystem, encompassing the entirety of Louisiana’s fragile coast.

Tanner A. Johnson, of Baton Rouge, was reappointed to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Conservation. Mr. Johnson is an attorney and the director of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. He will serve as an at-large member on the commission.

Channing F. Hayden Jr., of Lake Charles, was reappointed to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Conservation. Mr. Hayden is the director of navigation at the Port of Lake Charles. He will serve as a representative of ports and related industries on the commission.

Christopher M. Macaluso, of Baton Rouge, was reappointed to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Conservation. Mr. Macaluso is the director of marine fisheries with the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. He will serve as an at-large member on the commission.

 

Respiratory Care Advisory Committee
The Respiratory Care Advisory Committee safeguards the health, safety, and welfare of the people of this state against the unauthorized, unqualified, and improper practice of respiratory therapy.

Brett W. Stafford, of Franklinton, was reappointed to the Respiratory Care Advisory Committee. Mr. Stafford is a licensed respiratory therapist and the RT clinical coordinator with St. Tammany Parish Hospital. As required by statute, he was nominated by the Louisiana Society of Respiratory Therapy.

Elizabeth M. Hamilton, of Ringgold, was reappointed to the Respiratory Care Advisory Committee. Ms. Hamilton is a licensed respiratory therapist and a retired assistant professor. As required by statute, she was nominated by the Louisiana Society of Respiratory Therapy.

 

Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council
The primary function of the council is to review and adopt the state uniform construction code, provide training and education of code officials, and accept all requests for amendments of the code, except the Louisiana State Plumbing Code. Specifically, the council establishes the requirements and process for the certification and continuing education of code enforcement officers, code enforcement inspectors, third party providers and building officials and determines whether amendments to the state uniform construction code are justified.

John R. Stephens I, of Jonesville, was reappointed to the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council. Mr. Stephens is a licensed contractor and the owner/vice-president of Stephens Contracting Company, Inc.