Commission on HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C

Name Commission on HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C
Contact Person DeAnn Gruber, PhD, LCSW - Department of Health and Hospitals
Mailing Address 1450 Poydras Street, Suite 2136
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone Number 504-568-7474
Fax Number 504-568-7044
Board Email deann.gruber@la.gov
Website --
Legal Authority R.S. 40:2018.1
Year Created 1991
Organizational Placement Executive Department
Purpose/Function The commission researches and reviews all the state regulations, guidelines, policies, and procedures relative to the prevention of Hepatitis C, HIV infection, and AIDS and makes recommendations to the governor, the Department of Health and Hospitals and the legislature.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 44
Number Currently Serving: 35
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 2
Estimated number in current year: 3
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: $505
  Current year budgeted: $2000
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: DHH OPH-STD/HIV Program
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 In accordance with R.S. 40:2018.1(G), the commission shall terminate on September 1, 2014.
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