Central Louisiana Human Services District announces new Executive Director

Rebecca Craig | Source: Central Louisiana Human Services District

ALEXANDRIA, La. (CLHSD) - Rebecca Craig has been named Executive Director of the Central Louisiana Human Services District, which provides mental health, substance use, and developmental disability services in Central Louisiana.

Mrs. Craig was appointed by a unanimous vote of the Board of Directors on May 7, 2020. Mrs. Craig has served as Interim Executive Director of CLHSD since September 2019. She brings to the position a greater than 27-year work experience in the field of human services. During her career, she has worked at the East Louisiana Mental Health System, Pinecrest Supports and Services Center, Office of Mental Health, and CLHSD as Deputy Director providing administrative oversight to the behavioral health clinics. Mrs. Craig obtained her bachelor’s from LSU and her master’s from Southeastern in Psychology.

“In these trying times, I wish to thank and welcome Mrs. Craig to her new position,” said Priscilla Jeansonne, Board Chairman. “As we continue to face extraordinary issues, Mrs. Craig will allow us to move more smoothly based on her vast knowledge of the District and its practices.”

“I am honored that the CLHSD Board placed their confidence in me and look forward to continuing my service in the Executive Director position during this unprecedented time in history,” Craig said.

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