Jindal appoints Gonzales woman to board

Staff reports

BATON ROUGE – Gov. Bobby Jindal recently announced the appointment of Kelli Cook of Gonzales to the 15-member Louisiana Children’s Trust Fund Board.

The Louisiana Children's Trust Fund Board strives to improve child abuse and neglect prevention efforts by establishing a plan for prevention of child abuse, presenting an annual review to the governor and legislature and funding community-based child abuse and neglect programs through its grant process.

Cook is a licensed clinical social worker and a counselor at Healing Place Church. She will serve on the board as a representative of the religious community as required by state statute.