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Governor Jindal re-appoints Lake Charles man to UL System Board of Supervisors

The following is a news release from the Governor's Office.

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors.

The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors' responsibilities include, but are not limited to, selecting the presidents of system institutions, determining fees paid by students, purchasing land and buildings for universities, formulating curricula and programs of study, exchanging university property, seeking financial assistance for universities, and allocating university system expenditures.

According to statute, the board is comprised of 16 members, including one student member, two members from each congressional district, and one at-large-member. All gubernatorial appointments are subject to senate confirmation. 

 Appointments to the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors:

Carl Shetler, of Lake Charles, is the owner of the Shetler Lincoln-Mercury, LTD, and was assistant basket ball coach at McNeese State University from 1970 to 1974. Shelter is a former chair of the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors and is also a current member and former chair of the Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Board. Shetler will be reappointed to serve as an at-large member on the board, as required by statute.

Jimmy Faircloth, of Alexandria, is the founder and managing partner of Faircloth, Vilar & Elliott Law Firm and was the former executive council to the Governor. Faircloth will be appointed to serve as a representative of the 5th Congressional District, as required by statute. 

John LeTard, of Zachary, is a veteran of the United States Army, the owner of Medical Pharmacy for over 40 years, and is the vice chair of the Louisiana Independent Pharmacies Association.  LeTard will be appointed to serve as a representative of the 6th Congressional District, as required by statute. 

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