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Dysart leaving JP emergency management post

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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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