BATON ROUGE – Ernest P. Legier, Jr., the commissioner of the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC), will help to lead a national group of state alcoholic beverage regulators. Legier was elected Third Vice President of the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) Executive Committee at the group’s annual business meeting on June 22, 2022.
The NCSLA consists of state alcoholic beverage regulators representing 41 states and the District of Columbia. The term of office for the current governing board is July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.
“I am honored for this opportunity to enhance Louisiana’s role in promoting the most equitable and effective alcoholic beverage control policies around the country,” Legier said.
Governor John Bel Edwards appointed Legier to serve as commissioner of Louisiana ATC in Aug. 2020. He served ATC previously as deputy commissioner and supervising attorney.
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