Gov. John Bel Edwards announced his appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions Dec. 22.

Shailindra M. “Lynn” Farris, of Baker, was appointed to the Louisiana Children’s Trust Fund Board.

Farris is a licensed clinical social worker and a Title IV-E Director at Southern University Baton Rouge. As required by statute, she will serve as the representative of the Louisiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.

The Louisiana Children's Trust Fund Board provides funds for nonprofit and public agencies throughout the state for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.