Atchafalaya Basin Research and Promotion Board

Name Atchafalaya Basin Research and Promotion Board
Contact Person Mr. Donald Haydel - Atchafalaya Basin Program Acting Director, Department of Natural Resources
Mailing Address Post Office Box 94396
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone Number 225-342-8953
Fax Number 225-342-6887
Board Email atchafalaya@dnr.state.la.us
Website http://dnr.louisiana.gov/sec/atchafalaya/contacts.asp
Legal Authority La. R.S. 30:2000.5
Year Created 1998
Organizational Placement Department of Natural Resources
Purpose/Function The duties of the board shall include: (1) Advise the secretary and the executive director relating to the program. (2) Advise the secretary on who receives grants for research and education activities consistent with the duties and purposes of the program. (3) Develop an annual Basin plan as provided in R.S. 30:2000.11 and present the plan to the secretary. (4) Develop and adopt criteria which must be met prior to a project being included in an annual Basin plan. (5) Hold pu
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 14
Number Currently Serving: 14
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: $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)  Support Staff  State Agency: Department of Natural Resources
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:
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