Crystal Lougin has been appointed to the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling & Marriage & Family Therapy by Gov. Asa Hutchinson. The board updates the requirements for licensure, approves licensure and addresses concerns reported to the board.
Lougin has been the director of behavioral health at Baptist Health-Fort Smith since 2015.
Jake Bleed has been named the director of the Employee Benefits Division of the Arkansas Department of Transformation & Shared Services. The EBD is responsible for the health and life insurance plans for state and public employees.
Bleed is currently director of the Office of Budget of the state Department of Finance & Administration, and he will remain with DF&A until the end of the current legislative session.
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