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Tuesday, May 10 2016
Port of South Louisiana Safety Risk Manager, Millet, Receives LEPA Dedication Award

Lester Millett, III, pictured right, receiving the LEPA Dedication Award

Port of South Louisiana's Safety Risk Agency Manager and President of InfraGard Louisiana Lester Millet, III, recently received the 2016 Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association (LEPA) Dedication Award for past efforts affiliated with both InfraGard Louisiana and the Port of South Louisiana’s Facility Security Officers Workgroup.

The LEPA Dedication Award recognizes individuals and organizations that have contributed to the enhancement of emergency response and management within the State of Louisiana.

As president of Louisiana InfraGard, Millet has presided over an InfraGard chapter that is nationally recognized amongst over 80 chapters as being one of the top chapters in the country. Millet, as lead architect, has also been instrumental in the development and outreach of two of InfraGard Louisiana's major projects -Louisiana School Safety Initiative Multi-hazard Toolkit and The InfraGard/Louisiana State Police Next Generation Reentry Protocol- both of which are currently receiving national attention.

As Chairman of the Port of South Louisiana’s Facility Security Officers Workgroup for the past eight years, Millet has presided over one of the largest (831 Members) and best organized FSO Workgroups in the country.

About Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association
The Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association (LEPA) is a non-profit, statewide organization of emergency preparedness and response practitioners with the common goal of improving public safety in emergencies. LEPA was formed in 1980 by a group of local civil defense directors who recognized the need to expand and incorporate personnel in emergency service organizations into a cohesive and productive association. To learn more, go to www.lepa.org.

About the Port of South Louisiana
The Port of South Louisiana is a 54-mile port district on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, encompassing the parishes of St. Charles, St. John and St. James.   The facilities located within the port’s district consistently handle over a quarter billion short tons of cargo annually, ranking it the largest tonnage port district in the Western Hemisphere, the nation’s greatest grain exporter, and the number one energy transfer port in the United States. Along the 108 miles of deep-water frontage on both banks of the river there are seven grain transfer facilities, four major oil processing plants,  11 petrochemical manufacturing facilities and several other facilities for a total of more than 50 docks owned and operated by an impressive group of resident tenants  such as ADM, ArcelorMittal, Dow, Cargill, DuPont, Motiva Enterprises, Marathon, Shell,  Nucor Steel., Occidental, Valero, and Occidental Chemical. To learn more, visit us at www.portsl.com, like us on Facebook, and follow us on LinkedIn.

For more information about this particular topic, contact Lester Millet, III at lmillet@portsl.com. For information about the Port of South Louisiana, contact Alexandra “Alex” Hernández, Public Information Officer, at 985-652-9278 or ahernandez@portsl.com.

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