Fluoridation Advisory Board

Name Fluoridation Advisory Board
Contact Person Ms. MeChaune Butler - Oral Health Program Manager
Mailing Address 628 North 4th Street
Post Office Box 3214, Bin 4
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3214
Phone Number 225-342-7804
Fax Number 225-342-2256
Board Email Mechaune.Butler@LA.GOV
Website none
Legal Authority Act 908, 1997 Regular Session
Year Created 1997
Organizational Placement Department of Health and Hospitals
Purpose/Function To educate and serve the people of Louisiana -Develop strategies and tactics needed to educate targeted stakeholders and mobilize policy makers and opinion leaders. -Provide guidance on fund and funding opportunities. -Provide advice on alliances and partners to assist with community water fluoridation efforts. -Recommend tools and materials that can be used in advancing community water fluoridation. -Recommend educational and mobilization efforts and expenditures.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 14
Number Currently Serving: 14
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 3
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: $0      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:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       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 The Board has not met since May 22, 2015.
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