2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 15:823 — Director of corrections
§823. Director of corrections
The director of corrections shall be the chief executive, administrative, budgetary and fiscal officer of the department. He shall attend all meetings of the Board of Corrections. He shall implement the policy determinations established by the board, and in so doing, he shall administer the department, prescribe rules and regulations for the operation thereof, and supervise the administration of all institutions, facilities and services under the jurisdiction of the department. The director shall be appointed by the governor and shall serve at his pleasure. He shall be qualified for his position by character, personality, ability, education, training and successful administrative experience in the correctional field, if possible. He need not be a resident of this state. The salary of the director shall be fixed by the Board of Corrections.
Added by Acts 1968, No. 192, §1.
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