Louisiana Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council

Name Louisiana Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council
Contact Person Stephanie Hartman - Director - Small Business Services
Mailing Address Louisiana Economic Development
617 North 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number 225-342-5677
Fax Number 225-342-5554
Board Email stephanie.hartman@la.gov
Website --
Legal Authority Act 327 of 2018
Year Created 2018
Organizational Placement LED
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Council is to identify issues pertinent to the operations of small businesses and advise the department and the governor on issues affecting the competitiveness of small businesses in Louisiana. The council will advise the department on strategies to cultivate small business competitiveness and strengthen entrepreneurship throughout the state.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 16
Number Currently Serving: 15
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 0
Estimated number in current year: 2
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:
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