Empowering Families to Live Well Louisiana Council

Name Empowering Families to Live Well Louisiana Council
Contact Person Chip Coulter - Director of Governmental Affairs
Mailing Address c/o LA Dept. of Children & Family Services
627 North 4th Street, 8th Floor
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number 225-342-5573
Fax Number 225-342-9833
Board Email chip.coulter.dcfs@la.gov
Website --
Legal Authority R.S. 51:1057
Year Created 2018
Organizational Placement Dept. of Children and Family Services
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Empowering Families to Live Well Louisiana Council is to create a state strategic plan that will be a coordinated and well-managed plan provided by the departments of the state dedicated to benefit and empower families out of poverty.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 35
Number Currently Serving: 24
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 4
Estimated number in current year: 0
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:
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 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Multiple Disasters and Hurricanes that took place this year, the Empowering Families to Live Well Louisiana Council did not meet this year. We do plan to re-engaged the Council in 2021.
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