Scott Richard was selected by the Louisiana School Boards Association as its Executive Director in July 2012. Prior to joining the LSBA, Mr. Richard served nine years as an elected school board member in south Louisiana whereby he held numerous leadership positions.
Professionally, Mr. Richard has public education experience as a classroom teacher, as an administrator with the Louisiana Department of Education and as a district administrator in a large school system. Scott received the Shannon Award for Excellence in School Boards Association Leadership from the National School Boards Association in 2015. Earlier this year, he was selected to chair newly elected Governor Edwards’ K-12 Education Transition Committee. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Is Louisiana a Sportsman’s Paradise or Problem?
For decades Louisiana has proclaimed itself as the “Sportsman’s Paradise.” But for today’s hunters, changes to Louisiana’s landscape have caused a decline in the quality of the state’s deer habitat and smaller game. For coastal fishermen, private property rights often unduly restrict access to waters that are considered public in any other state.