Group Benefits Policy and Planning Board

Name Group Benefits Policy and Planning Board
Contact Person Col. David W. Couvillon USMCR (Ret.) - Chief Executive Officer, Office of Group Benefits
Mailing Address Post Office Box 44036
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone Number 225-342-9670
Fax Number 225-342-9917
Board Email David.Couvillon@LA.GOV
Website https://info.groupbenefits.org/policy-planning-board/
Legal Authority R.S. 42:881 - 883
Year Created 2001
Organizational Placement Office of Group Benefits
Purpose/Function The Group Benefits Policy and Planning Board is responsible for reviewing life and health benefit programs offered to eligible employees and submitting a written report, which will include comments and recommendations, to the appropriate legislative oversight committees.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 11
Number Currently Serving: 11
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 7
Estimated number in current year: 6
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:
    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: Office of Group Benefits
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 Board member travel reimbursements are expenditures of the Office of Group Benefits.
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