Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL)

Name Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL)
Contact Person Charles Larroque - Executive Director
Mailing Address 735 Jefferson Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone Number 337-262-5810
Fax Number 337-262-5812
Board Email clarroque@crt.la.gov
Website www.codofil.org
Legal Authority RS 25:651 et seq.
Year Created 1968
Organizational Placement Office of the Lt. Gov./Dept. of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Purpose/Function To oversee the development and expansion of the state's economic development and tourism activities designed to promote our French culture, heritage, and language. To promote, develop, and oversee cultural and educational relations and exchanges within the state and between the state of Louisiana and other countries, provinces, and states that share Louisiana's historical French heritage, culture, and language.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 23
Number Currently Serving: 23
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 2
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: $50      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $1000
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: 3
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: DCRT
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: DCRT
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 FY11 - Ending Fund Balance/Net Assets FY11 shows a surplus of $60,171. This is due to an uncollectible authority to draw $80,000 from the Department of Education. In reality, this should reflect a $19,829 deficit that was filled by admin funds from the Office of Cultural Development.

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