Calcasieu Parish School Board elects new leaders

By Michael Addison - email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Calcasieu Parish School Board is under new leadership.

The Board selected Bill Jongbloed, of District 6, as its new president at a recent meeting, and R.L. Webb, from district 1, as vice president.

Jongbloed is a graduate of McNeese State University and has close to 40 years of experience in education.

He's served on the school Board for 5 years.

Webb also graduated from McNeese and has at least 30 years of experience in education. He is also retired with 29 years with the U. S. Army and Army Reserve.   

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