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BESE Staff 

Shan Davis
Executive Director 225-342-5840
Kimberly Tripeaux
Director, 8(g) Programs 225-342-5840
Tiffany Bosley
8(g) Grant Manager 225-342-8728
Kevin Calbert
Communications Manager 225-342-5847
Fredrica Kimble
8(g) Grant Auditor 225-342-6368
Nikki Landry
Education Administrator
Daria Martin
BESE/8(g) Accountant Administrator 225-342-5846
Melissa Murphy
Administration and Research Associate 225-342-1393
Abbie Petit
Administrative Coordinator 225-342-5840
Shannon Rawson
Records Management Administrator 225-342-5841
Jennifer Womack
Executive Administrative Assistant 225-342-5848

Physical Address:
Suite 5-190
1201 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 94064, Capital Station
Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Public Records Requests:

Shan Davis, Executive Director

Petition for Rulemaking:

In accordance with R.S. 49:953(C)(1), any interested person may petition the BESE executive director in writing to adopt a new rule or amend or repeal an existing rule contained within the Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 28.

Petitions must be submitted by certified mail to the BESE office using the form linked below.

Within 90 days of receipt of the petition for rulemaking, the executive director will confirm receipt of the petition in writing, including notification regarding the date of the next scheduled BESE meeting, at which time the petition will be formally presented to BESE. Following this initial notification to the petitioner and after consulting with the Board officers for a recommendation, the petition will be formally presented to BESE at the next scheduled meeting, and upon the approval of the Board, the executive director will then:

1. initiate procedures for processing a proposed regulation, along with the rulemaking procedures provided in R.S. 49:950 et seq., to proceed with rulemaking; or

2. notify the petitioner in writing, of the denial to proceed with rulemaking, stating the reason(s) for the denial of BESE.

BESE Rulemaking Petition Form

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