On Nov. 17, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the appointment of Susan Denise Gardner, of Clinton, to the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation.

Gardner is a certified financial examiner and market conduct manager and the former chief deputy commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Insurance.

The Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation is a nonprofit organization created to provide insurance products for residential and commercial property applicants who are in good faith entitled, but unable, to procure insurance through the voluntary insurance marketplace.