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Coastal Protection Committee Overview

Chair Rene Cross
Vice Chair David Voelker
Boysie Bollinger
Tim Coulon
Laura Leach
Walter Leger, Jr.
Dr. Calvin Mackie

Recovery Team
Johnny Bradberry, Secretary, La. Department of Transportation and Development
Scott Angelle, Secretary, La. Department of Natural Resources

Strategic Advisor: Pat Forbes 225-378-7029 pat.forbes@la.gov

Upcoming Meetings
None Scheduled


  • The Coastal Protection Committee is working very closely with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, which is charged with creating a master plan that fully integrates the state's coastal restoration and hurricane protection efforts.
  • Click here to read the CPRA's Coastal Protection Master Plan (preliminary draft)

Strategic Priorities
  • Review interim levee repair plan for timing, funding and efficacy
  • Develop integrated hurricane protection/ coastal restoration plan, including:
    - Integrated responsibility and consistent standards for levee system
    - Appropriate statewide hurricane protection system
    - Restoration of sustainable coastal wetlands

Previous Meetings
Tuesday, November 22, 2005
Event: Coastal Protection Task Force Meeting
Location: Pensacola Room, Galvez Building, Baton Rouge
Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.