Aquatic Invasive Species Council

Name Aquatic Invasive Species Council
Contact Person Robert P. Bourgeois - Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Mailing Address Post Office Box 98000
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone Number 225-765-0765
Fax Number 225-765-2624
Board Email rbourgeois@wlf.la.gov
Website --
Legal Authority R.S 56:360.1
Year Created 2004
Organizational Placement Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Purpose/Function The council shall coordinate the implementation of the invasive aquatic species management plan and coordinate and support through collaboration and full communication all efforts in the state, the region, and the nation to control, prevent, or eradicate invasive or portentially invasive aquatic species.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 9
Number Currently Serving: 0
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 0
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: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
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
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes Leadership of this group changed Summer of 2012 to Robert Bourgeois.

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