Gov. Bobby Jindal has announced the reappointment of Ben Mount to the LSU Board of Supervisors.
Mount, of Lake Charles, is an attorney with the firm of Bergstedt & Mount. He earned his B.S. from McNeese State University and a law degree from LSU. Mount has served on the LSU Board of Supervisors since 2006 and will serve a full six-year term as an at-large member, as required by statute.
The goal of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Board of Supervisors is to provide leadership and support for the LSU System. The board aids the LSU System in the development of intellectual and professional programs of instruction, research, and public service; works to increase opportunities for students; provides oversight for large contracts and enhances services to the community and the state.
The board is composed of 16 gubernatorial appointments, which are subject to senate confirmation. Members include two members appointed from each congressional district serving six-year terms, one member appointed from the state at-large serving a six-year term and one student member who serves a one-year term.