Dairy Industry Promotion Board

Name Dairy Industry Promotion Board
Contact Person Mrs. Michelle Estay - Director, Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Mailing Address Post Office Box 3334
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3334
Phone Number 985-345-9483
Fax Number 225-923-4881
Board Email estay@ldaf.la.gov
Website www.geauxdairy.com
Legal Authority RS:3:4151
Year Created 1983
Organizational Placement Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Purpose/Function In order to insure the continuing availability of a sufficient quantity of pure and wholesome milk and other dairy products to the consumers of this state, it is essential that appropriate action be taken by the state to promote knowledge of the health giving qualities and dietary values of milk and other dairy products in order to encourage consumer attention to and demand for milk and other dairy products consistent with their importance and value. Producer assesments of milk sold are collecte
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 9
Number Currently Serving: 9
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 4
Estimated number in current year: 5
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: $40      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: $2838
  Current year budgeted: $4100
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:
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