Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority Governing Board

Name Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority Governing Board
Contact Person Alayna Patterson - Executive Assistant to the Board
Mailing Address 3505 5th Avenue
Suite B
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Phone Number 337-475-3100
Fax Number 337-475-3105
Board Email alayna.patterson@la.gov
Website --
Legal Authority Title 28, Articles 911 et. seq.
Year Created 2008
Organizational Placement Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors
Purpose/Function Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority has the authiority and duty to manage through their governing board the services required by Louisiana Revised Statutes, Title 28 Mental Health, Chater 21. Statewide Human Services Delivery ACT 373 Paragraphs (1) through (4) of Subsection 915 and operate within he scope of a contract with the department.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 0
Number Currently Serving: 8
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 12
Estimated number in current year: 12
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: 1
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: Imperial Calcasieu Human Services District
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 A. "(1) For districts created pursuant to R.S. 28:912(B)(2), each district shall be governed by a board whose membership consists of residents of the respective regions. The number of members on the board shall consist of one representative from each parish in the region who is appointed by the local governmental authority. The membership shall also include three appointees by the governor. There are five civil parishes in this district and each has named a representative and there are three appointees by the governor making a complete board consisting of 8 members."

This is the "shadow year" for this district. The budget for the district is determined by the Department of Health and Hospitals and is under the administration of the Executive Director of the district. The only expenses incurred by the board are (1) mileage for those board members who live outside the City of Lake Charles and (2) training expenses. These expenses are assumed by the Executive Director's budget. As of this time, the Board has no control over the budget. Since the fiscal year began in July, there have been no board expenses.
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