Dickerson appointed to LHSC

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal recently announced appointments to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.

The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission serves to develop and implement comprehensive strategies aimed at saving lives and preventing injuries on Louisiana highways.

According to statute, the commission is comprised of 21 gubernatorial appointments, subject to senate confirmation. Membership must include at least one member from each congressional district.

Appointments to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission include:

- James Dickerson, of Plaquemine, is retired from Louisiana State Police. Prior to his retirement, he served as the Deputy Director of the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission from 2008-2011. Dickerson will be appointed to serve as an at-large member, as required by statute.