Sulphur's Dennis Stine appointed to state Gaming Control Board - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Sulphur's Dennis Stine appointed to state Gaming Control Board

Dennis Stine. (Source: North American Retail Hardware Association) Dennis Stine. (Source: North American Retail Hardware Association)
BATON ROUGE, LA (KPLC) -

Sulphur's Dennis Stine was appointed to the state Gaming Control Board by Gov. Bobby Jindal on Friday.

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board serves to regulate public policy of the state's gaming industry.

Stine, of Sulphur, serves as the CEO of Stine Lumber. He is also the vice chairman on the Christus Health Board and serves on its Finance Strategy and Investment committees. Stine will be appointed to serve as a member with expertise in finance and as a representative of the 3rd Congressional District.

The board is comprised of nine gubernatorial appointments, seven representing each congressional district, and two at-large members.

Bob Jones, of Lake Charles, resigned from the Gaming Control Board last month. The 74-year-old Jones said he made the move because a family member married someone in the gaming industry.

Jones, a MBA/CPA, represented the 3rd Congressional District.

 

Dever named to Chenier Plain Authority

Mike Dever, of Sulphur, was appointed to the Chenier Plain Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority.

The Chenier Plain Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority is responsible for establishing, constructing, operating or maintaining flood control works as they relate to hurricane protection, tidewater flooding, saltwater intrusion, and conservation.

Dever is the Regional Office Manager, Regional Sales Manager and Environmental Specialist for Providence Engineering and Environmental Group. He is the Program Committee Chair for the Air and Waste Management Association, Southwest Louisiana Chapter. Dever will be appointed to serve as a nominee of the police jury of Calcasieu Parish, as required by statute.

 

Haman appointed to Highway Safety Commission

Russell Haman, of Lake Charles, was appointed to the state Highway Safety Commission.

Haman is the Chief Administrative Officer in the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office.

He previously served as Troop Commander of the Louisiana State Police Troop D in Lake Charles from 2004-2008. Haman will be appointed to serve as an at-large member.

The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission serves to develop and implement comprehensive strategies aimed at saving lives and preventing injuries on Louisiana highways.

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