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Board Meetings

The Flood Protection Authority’s Board of Commissioners is composed of nine members appointed by the governor of the State of Louisiana. Nominees are submitted to the governor by a Nominating Committee of qualified professionals that is organized and operated in accordance with LA RS 38:330.1. Each Board appointment is subject to confirmation by the Louisiana State Senate. Board members serve four-year staggered terms.

LA RS 38:330.1 states that the Board is to be comprised of 9 members as follows:

1 civil engineer
4 members who are either engineers or professional is related fields such as geotechnical, hydrological, or environmental sciences
2 professionals with at least 10 years’ experience in a field other than engineering
2 at-large members

From these 9 members, the Board must include one member from St. Bernard Parish, two members from Jefferson Parish, and three members from Orleans Parish who must reside within the territorial limits of the Authority.

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