Shreveporter appointed to the state Crime Victims Reparation Board
BATON ROUGE- Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Lucille Williams to the Crime Victims Reparations Board.
The Crime Victims Reparations Board serves to regulate the award payments from the Crime Victims Reparation Fund. The board assists victims of violent crimes with unrecovered costs associated with personal injury, death, or catastrophic property loss.
According to statute, the board is comprised of eleven members including the executive director of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice (COLE) or his designee, a member who is chosen and appointed by the governor from a list of three nominations by Victims and Citizens Against Crime, Inc., and nine gubernatorial appointments of which one member must be a full voting member who is at least sixty years old and will serve as a representative of the elderly population of Louisiana.
Lucille Williams, of Shreveport, is a retired manager at South Central Bell. Williams will be appointed to serve as a representative of the elderly population of Louisiana, as required by statute.