Burnett appointed to district board

Staff reports

BATON ROUGE – Gov. Bobby Jindal last week announced the appointment of Christy Burnett of Geismar to the Capital Area Human Services District Board.

Burnett is the assistant health unit director of Ascension Parish. She was nominated by Parish President Tommy Martinez to serve as a representative of the parish, as required by statute.

The Capital Area Human Service District Board serves to operate and manage community-based programs and services relative to public health, mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services for Ascension and neighboring parishes in the Greater Baton Rouge area.