Spring named to Early Childhood Commission
HAMMOND---Susan G. Spring Ph.D. of Hammond has been reappointed to the Early Childhood Care and Education Commission.
Spring is the executive director of the Regina Coeli Child Development Center and will serve as a representative of a Head Start program.
The Early Childhood Care and Education Commission's mission is to study the availability, quality, and the cost of early childhood care and education throughout Louisiana.
Governor John Bel Edwards announced Spring's reappointment on Friday along with the appointment of Jeff T. Menard of Covington to the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy.
Menard is the director of pharmacy and retail operations at Walgreens and will represent the 1st pharmacy district.
The Louisiana Board of Pharmacy serves to protect the public health, safety and welfare by the effective control and regulation of the practice of pharmacy; the licensure of pharmacists; and the licensure, permitting, certification, registration, control and regulation of all persons and sites, in or out of this state, that sell drugs or devices to consumers and/or patients, or assist in the practice of pharmacy, within the state. The board also serves as the controlled substance authority for the state, issuing controlled dangerous substance licenses to all qualified applicants desiring to manufacture, distribute, prescribe or dispense controlled dangerous substances within the state. Further, the board monitors its clients for compliance with the laws and rules relative to their activities with controlled dangerous substances.