Board of Louisiana River Pilot Review and Oversight

Name Board of Louisiana River Pilot Review and Oversight
Contact Person Michael Delesdernier
Mailing Address 2728 Athania Pkwy
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone Number 504-218-7477
Fax Number 504-301-3594
Board Email lariverpilotreviewboard@gmail.com
Website --
Legal Authority La. RS: 34:1131
Year Created 2004
Organizational Placement None
Purpose/Function Provide review and oversight of decisions by the Board of Examiners or Commissioners regarding the actions taken by any pilot while the pilot is acting under his state commission.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 11
Number Currently Serving: 8
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 5
Estimated number in current year: 3
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $150      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes 1/25/22 The Board is active and meeting pursuant to statute.
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2/9/21: A quorum of the Board met on 1/6/21. The Board has been dormant since 2015. The purpose of the meeting was for the Board to become compliant with state reporting requirements.
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5/8/17: Per Mr. Ira Middleberg, Mr. Richard Sherburne is no longer employed with his law firm. Mr. Sherburne was handling database updates on behalf of the Board. In addition, the chairman has resigned and one member has passed away. Mr. Middleberg is working with Sen. Heitmeier to investigate the possibility of the Governor appointing new members so the Board can proceed with its business.

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As of October 27, 2015 the Board is short one member, due to the death of Judge Richard Garvey in October 2015.
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