Addictive Disorders Regulatory Authority Board

Name Addictive Disorders Regulatory Authority Board
Contact Person LaMiesa D. Bonton - Executive Director
Mailing Address 4919 Jamestown Avenue
Suite 203
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone Number 225-361-0698
Fax Number 225-364-2631
Board Email lamiesa.bonton@la-adra.org
Website www.la-adra.org
Legal Authority LA R.S. 37:3386-3390.6
Year Created 2004
Organizational Placement Department of Health and Hospitals
Purpose/Function It is the intent of the legislature that there be a single authority issuing credentials for addictive disorder counseling and prevention professionals in Louisiana. The Addictive Disorders Regulatory Authority licenses and regulates addictive disorder counselors and prevention professionals in the State of Louisiana.
Budget Message DHH/OAD was responsible for funding staff and operations for the ADRA until June 30, 2009; thereafter the ADRA resumed full responsibility.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 8
Number Currently Serving: 8
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 6
Estimated number in current year: 6
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $6785
  Current year budgeted: $8100
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 2
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
Notes Note:

LaMiesa D. Bonton took over as Executive Director in July of 2011.
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