Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush’s campaign on Tuesday named his Louisiana steering committee and finance chairs.
St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister; state Sen. Conrad Appel, of Metairie; state Rep. Nancy Landry, of Lafayette; and former state Commissioner of Elections Suzie Terrell will work to build Bush’s grass-roots infrastructure.
Fundraising efforts will be led by New Orleans developer Joe Canizaro, Lockport shipbuilder Boysie Bollinger and Ruston businessman James Davison.
Political consultants Jason Hebert and Scott Hobbs will be the Jeb!2016 campaign state political advisers.
The announcement comes as Bush prepares to compete for delegates March 5.
Louisiana’s term-limited governor, Bobby Jindal, ended his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination last week.