Gov. Edwards taps Bren Haase as CPRA executive director

Bren Haase, a key employee of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority since its creation in 2005, was appointed Tuesday (Jan. 29) to be its executive director, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced.

The move follows the resignation on Monday of executive director Michael Ellison, a North Carolina environmental consultant with a background in North Carolina state government and private wetland restoration, who had only been appointed to the position by Edwards a little over four months ago.

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