Three apply to become Calcasieu Parish Administrator - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Three apply to become Calcasieu Parish Administrator

 

By Theresa Schmidt - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA. (KPLC) - Three men have sent in applications to become the next Calcasieu Parish Administrator.. The applications mailed in were opened by officials today. Besides Assistant Administrator Bryan Beam the other two seeking the executive position are Greg Mahoney of LLake Charles and Stephen Southgate of Moss Bluff.

 Current administrator Mark McMurry, who is retiring in April, will give a report to police jurors night. Then jurors will decide how to proceed as McMurry explains.  "Upon completion of the application process and the review of the applications to determine whether or not those applicants met the base qualifications, primarily on education and experience, that they would make a determination that they would interview those that did meet those qualifications. So they, which would certainly be the next step. And presumably after those interviews they would be prepared to make a selection."

One of the applicants is not an American citizen. Stephen Southgate is a citizen of the United Kingdom. It's unclear whether his degree from Cambridge University fulfills the masters requirement for the position.

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