NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) - The executive director of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board is stepping down.
Ewell Smith said his resignation is effective Friday.
Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne has asked the board to move quickly to fill the vacancy in a timely manner.
After the chairman has submitted a list of nominees, Dardenne will select a new director.
Smith served as executive director of the LSPMB for 12 years.