Thursday, July 18, 2024

Governor Jeff Landry Appoints Timothy Hardy as Chairman of Louisiana Community Technical College System

by BIZ Magazine

Baton Rouge, LA – June 10, 2024 – Governor Jeff Landry has announced the appointment of Timothy Hardy as the Chairman of the Louisiana Community Technical College System (LCTCS). The LCTCS encompasses 12 community colleges across the state, serving more than 150,000 students annually and graduating over 30,000 each year.

“I am proud to announce the appointment of Timothy Hardy as the chairman of LCTCS. Having served as an adjunct professor for more than 25 years, he will bring the leadership and background needed to ensure our community college system graduates folks ready for the workforce,” said Governor Landry. “I look forward to the great work he will do for our State.”

Timothy Hardy, a Shreveport native and a partner at the Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson law firm in Baton Rouge, specializes in environmental law and holds an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell. He has taught Environmental Law at the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge for over 25 years. Hardy has a distinguished career, having served as the top advisor for environmental affairs to former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer, Assistant Secretary for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, and Division Director for the Louisiana Department of Justice. He has also been a member of six Louisiana gubernatorial transition teams for both Democratic and Republican governors.

“Changing lives and building our state’s workforce are major impacts of the LCTCS. I am excited and honored that Governor Landry has given me the opportunity to work with the LCTCS Board, the System leadership, and stakeholders around the state during this most pivotal time in higher education,” said Hardy.

Hardy holds a B.S. Degree in Chemistry and a Juris Doctor Degree from the Southern University School of Law. He has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus by both the Southern University Department of Chemistry and the Southern University Law Center and has been inducted into the Southern University Law Center Hall of Fame. He is also a member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity (the Boulé) and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

The LCTCS plays a critical role in shaping Louisiana’s workforce, providing education and training to thousands of students. Hardy’s appointment is expected to further enhance the system’s ability to prepare students for the demands of the modern workforce.

For more information about LCTCS and its programs, visit LCTCS website.

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