Baton Rouge- Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that Johnny Bradberry will resign effective January 1, 2019, as executive assistant for Coastal Activities and board chair of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). Bradberry is leaving for an opportunity in the private sector.
“Protecting and restoring our coast is one of the state’s most important efforts, and Johnny has worked steadfastly at ensuring it continues to support communities that rely on it now and will for future generations,” said Gov. Edwards. “His leadership has helped elevate the implementation and advancement of coastal projects that are integral to the state’s coastal program, and I am grateful for his service. I wish him much success in his new endeavor.”
“It’s been the honor of my professional career to serve Gov. Edwards and the many contingencies that represent coastal Louisiana,” said Bradberry. “I feel comfortable knowing that I am leaving the coastal program better than I found it, and I am leaving it in capable hands. I will always be grateful to Gov. Edwards for this opportunity and thankful that he truly is a champion of our coast.”
Bradberry was appointed in January 2016.