FOX 8 received this news release from Jefferson Parish government Thursday afternoon:
Chief Administrative Assistant and
Director of the Department of Emergency Management Colonel David B. Dysart,
USMCR is resigning from his positions with Jefferson Parish effective at the
close of business on Friday, February 22, 2013. Colonel Dysart cited an
offer of employment "from the private sector that [he] must pursue for the
benefit of [his] family and career," and Parish President John F. Young, Jr.
thanked him for his service to the citizens of Jefferson Parish.
Parish President Young stated: "David
has a tireless work ethic, and he will be missed by my administrative
team. Although I am very sorry to see him leave, I wish David the best of
luck and success with the business endeavor he is choosing to pursue."
In his capacity as Chief
Administrative Assistant, Col. Dysart supervises the Department of Emergency
Management, the Department of Fire Services, and the Office of
Telecommunications. Parish President Young also stated that he already
has begun the process of searching for Col. Dysart's successor.
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