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Governor-elect’s Cabinet Appointments

Governor-elect John Bel Edwards announced several new appointees to his cabinet yesterday afternoon. The new cabinet members are as follows:

Secretary, Department of Health and Hospitals – Dr. Rebekah E. Gee
Secretary, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality – Dr. Chuck Brown
Secretary, Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Correction – Jimmy LeBlanc
Executive Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Activities, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board Chairman – Johnny Bradberry
Director, Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness – Jim Waskom
Executive Director, Louisiana Workforce Commission – Ava Dejoie
Executive Director, Louisiana Offshore Terminal Authority – Senator Robert Adley
State Fire Marshal, Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal Public Safety Services – Butch Browning
Executive Director, Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice – Jim Craft
Gov.-elect Edwards also announced the following staff appointments:
Senior Policy Advisor, Governor’s Office – Jeanne Johnston
Senior Special Assistant to the Governor – Alicia Williams

For more information about the appointees, there are short bios available on the Governor-elect’s press release, found here:

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