Strawberry Marketing Board

Name Strawberry Marketing Board
Contact Person Rebecca Riecke - Director
Mailing Address 47076 North Morrison Boulevard
Hammond, LA 70401-7308
Phone Number 985-345-9483
Fax Number 225-237-5630
Board Email rriecke@ldaf.la.gov
Website www.louisianastrawberries.com
Legal Authority R.S. 3:730.1 - 730.9
Year Created 1958
Organizational Placement Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry
Purpose/Function To promote the Louisiana strawberry industry by increasing production and quality through marketing and research; expanding the market through promotion; increasing the consumption of Louisiana strawberries through advertising, promotion and marketing; educating producers, distributors, retailers and consumers with educational information on the nutritional and health value of strawberries.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 12
Number Currently Serving: 9
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 3
Estimated number in current year: 2
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:
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