Unified Command Group

Name Unified Command Group
Contact Person Mr. Kevin Davis - Director, Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Mailing Address 7667 Independence Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone Number 225-925-7345
Fax Number 225-925-7501
Board Email --
Website --
Legal Authority RS 29:725.6 & EO BJ 08-45 & EO BJ 09-06
Year Created 2008
Organizational Placement Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Purpose/Function The group is the strategic decision making body for emergencies in the state and shall bring senior officials within the governor's office and cabinet secretaries or their designeees together with a common objective of effectively managing an incident and ensuring that regardless of the number of agencies or jurisdictions involved, all decisions will be based upon mutually agreed upon objectives with the governor as the unfied commander.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 16
Number Currently Serving: 16
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 14
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)    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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