Blind Vendors Trust Fund Advisory Board

Name Blind Vendors Trust Fund Advisory Board
Contact Person Kevin Monk - Executive Director for Blind Services, LA Rehabilitation Services, LA Workforce Commission
Mailing Address 950 North 22nd Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number 225-219-2943
Fax Number 225-219-2942
Board Email KMonk@lwc.la.gov
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Legal Authority R.S. 23:3044
Year Created 2010
Organizational Placement Louisiana Workforce Commission
Purpose/Function The Blind Vendors Trust Fund Advisory Board within the Louisiana Workforce Commission, Office of Rehabilitation Services, shall be composed of nine members: the Director of the Office of Rehabilitation Services or his designee and eight members of the Louisiana Blind Vendors Elected Committee. The Board shall adopt rules for the orderly transaction of business and shall keep a record of its resolutions, transactions, findings, and determinations. A majority of the individuals appointed shall constitute a quorum. Members shall serve without compensation. The designee for LRS Director shall maintain accurate financial records in compliance with the law and shall make a full and complete report to the Board annually. The Board shall make recommendations to the agency for the promulgation of rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this Chapter. The Board shall monitor, evaluate, and review the development and quality of services and programs funded through the fund.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 10
Number Currently Serving: 8
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 4
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: $4010
  Current year budgeted: $7000
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: Louisiana Workforce Commission
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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