On Friday, Dec. 15, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced he appointed Susan S. Catchings, of St. Francisville, to the Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board.

Catchings is the administrator of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital School Health Division. As required by statute, she was nominated by and will serve as a representative of the Louisiana School-Based Health Alliance, a news release said.

The Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board provides information and recommendations from the perspective of advocacy groups, service providers and parents to the Children’s Cabinet.