State Board of Examiners in Dietetics and Nutrition

Name State Board of Examiners in Dietetics and Nutrition
Contact Person Jolie Jones - Executive Director
Mailing Address 18550 Highland Road
Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone Number 225-756-3490
Fax Number 225-756-3490
Board Email jjones@lbedn.org
Website www.lbedn.org
Legal Authority La R.S. 37:3081-3094
Year Created 1987
Organizational Placement DHH
Purpose/Function La R.S. 37:3082 Legislative Findings (A) The legislature of Louisiana finds that the application of scientific knowledge relating to nutrition is important in the treatment of disease and in the attainment and maintenance of health. (B) The legislature of Louisiana further finds that the rendering of sound dietetic or nutrition services in hospitals, nursing homes, health departments, in private practice and consultation, and in other settings requires trained and competent professionals. (C) The legislature of Louisiana declares, therefore, that the purpose of this chapter is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public by providing for the licensure and regulation of persons practicing the profession of dietetics and nutrition.
Budget Message --
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 7
Number Currently Serving: 7
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 4
Estimated number in current year: 4
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $3407
  Current year budgeted: $3500
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 1
Part-time: 1
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
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