City of Kenner Civil Service Board 

As established by the City of Kenner Home Rule Charter, the Kenner Civil Service Board is a five member Board of electors of Kenner, who hold no other position in City government, who have resided in the City for at least two years, and who are known to be in sympathy with the merit priniciples of public administration.  Board members serve without compensation.  Members are appointed by the four local universities and the local bar association, and ratified by City Council.  Board members may not participate or engage in any political activity. 

The Board serves to review and adopt the classification plan, the pay plan and the personnel rules.  The Board shall also conduct investigations and take actions on complaints by any employee of the Classified Service and order the appointing authority to act; conduct hearings on dismissals, demotions and other disciplinary matters as provided in the rules; exercise witness and record subpoena powers; appoint a Civil Service Director when a vacancy occurs; make any investigations it deems desirable concerning Civil Service management in the City Service and report its findings to the City Council; perform such other policy-making and quasi-judicial duites as may be required under the rules as developed; and make, alter, amend and promulgate rules necessary to carry out effectively the Civil Service. 

 


 

Civil Service Board Members

David Richardson, Chairman                                                                           
Mr. Richardson was appointed by the University of New Orleans.  He has been a member of the Board since August 2007.  Mr. Richardson's current term of service to the Board is January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2015.

Dr. Abdalla Darwish      
Dr. Darwish was appointed by Dillard University.  He has been a member of the Board since December 2006.  Dr. Darwish's current term of service to the Board is January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2020.  In 2014 he was a recipient of the Monte M. Lemann Award presented by the Louisiana Civil Service League.

Mr. Michael Madere
Mr. Madere was appointed by the Loyola University New Orleans.  He has been a member of the Board since Cotober 2015.  Mr. Madere's current term of service to the Board is October 6, 2015 to December 31, 2017.

Ms. Virginia Williams      
Ms. Williams was appointed by Tulane University.  She has been a member of the Board since May 2016.  Ms. William's current term of service to the Board is May 4, 2016 to December 31, 2019.

Mr. Edmond C. Haasé, III 
Mr. Haasé was appointed by the Jefferson Bar Association.  He has been a member of the Board since November 2016.  Mr. Haasé current term of service to the Board is November 10, 2016 to December 31, 2018.

 

 


 

Civil Service Board Meetings

 

 2017

   Annual Meeting Notice

   February 9, 2017

Regular Meeting

Agenda

Minutes

   May 11, 2017

Regular Meeting

Agenda

Postponed

   June 22, 2017

 Special Meeting

 Agenda

Minutes 

   July 5, 2017

Special Meeting

Agenda

Postponed

   July 17, 2017

Special Meeting

Agenda

Minutes

   August 10, 2017

Regular Meeting

 -

Postponed

   November 9, 2017

Regular Meeting

Agenda

Minutes