NEW OFFICERS ELECTED AND AWARDS PRESENTED AT THE FRIENDS OF LPB ANNUAL MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 11
Patti Harper has been elected as the new chairperson for Friends of LPB. Other officers elected at the September 11th meeting were Vice-Chairman Phillip Juban, Treasurer Chris Spencer and Secretary Darrel Papillion. Payton John will continue to serve on the Executive Committee as Immediate Past Chairperson.
New board members include former Lake Charles Mayor and State Senator Willie Mount, Sloan Deumite from Baton Rouge and , Donna Ewing who is returning to the board.
Bill Stark from the Louisiana State Museum received the Friends Volunteer Award for donating space at the museum for Art Rocks! for the last five years. LPB President Beth Courtney presented the President’s Award to Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne for providing funding through Culture Recreation and Tourism and the State Bicentennial Commission for the LPB documentary Louisiana: 200 years of Statehood and the 18 Louisiana: Then and Now Bicentennial minutes. LPB is also working with the Lt. Governor’s Office on the upcoming Bicentennial Music special premiering in December.
Published: September 12, 2012
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