Louisiana Graveyard Rabbit: February 2010
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Feb 11, 2010
Governor Bobby Jindal Announces Appointments to the Louisiana Cemetery Board
BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Louisiana Cemetery Board.
The Louisiana Cemetery Board’s duties include, but are not limited to, licensing cemetery authorities and cemetery sales and management organizations, registering exempt cemetery authorities and monitoring pre-construction and pre-development sales by cemetery authorities.
According to statute, the board is comprised of seven gubernatorial appointments, subject to senate confirmation. One member must be appointed from each of the five public service commission districts and two members will serve as at-large members. Each member representing a public service commission districts must be nominated by the Louisiana Cemeteries Association.
Appointments to the Louisiana Cemetery Board:
Charles Faucheaux, of Gretna, is the manager of Westlawn Cemeteries and is the current president of the Cemetery Association. Faucheaux was nominated by the Louisiana Cemetery Association to serve as a representative of the 1st Public Service Commission District, as required by statute.
Anton Wilbert, of Plaquemine, is the owner of Grace Memorial Park Cemetery in Plaquemine. Wilbert was nominated by the Louisiana Cemetery Association to serve as a representative of the 3rd Public Service Commission District, as required by statute.