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Monroe businessman reappointed to LSU Board

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BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors, including Monroe business executive James Moore Jr.

The goal of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Board of Supervisors is to provide leadership and support for the LSU System. The board aids the LSU System in the development of intellectual and professional programs of instruction, research, and public service, works to increase opportunities for students, provides oversight for large contracts, and enhances services to the community and the state.

The board is composed of fifteen gubernatorial appointments which are subject to senate confirmation and one student member who serves a one year term. Members include: two members appointed from each congressional district and one member appointed from the state at-large serving six year terms.

Reappointments to the LSU Board of Supervisors:

Ronald Anderson, of Ethel, is the President of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation. Anderson will be appointed to serve as an at-large member, as required by statute.

R. Blake Chatelain, of Alexandria, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Red River Bank. Chatelain will be reappointed to serve as a representative of the 5th Congressional District, as required by statute.

James Moore Jr., of Monroe, is a business executive and hotel owner and developer. Moore previously served as President and Owner of Moore Oil Company LLC. Moore will be reappointed to serve as a representative of the 5th Congressional District, as required by statute.

Robert Yarborough, of Baton Rouge, is the Chief Executive Officer of Manda Fine Meats. Yarborough is also the Chairman of the University Medical Center Management Corporation. Yarborough will be appointed to serve as a representative of the 6th Congressional District, as required by statute.

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