School Board to select new member for District 5 at special meeting tonight

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The Bossier Parish School Board is hosting a special meeting tonight to find a new member.

Thirteen people have applied to fill the vacant District 5 seat on the board.

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday to interview applicants and make an appointment. The meeting is open to the public.

The District 5 seat was vacated when Mike Mosura resigned last week after pleaded guilty Aug. 8 to a federal charge of distributing anabolic steroids. He’ll be sentenced on Dec. 5 and faces up to 10 years in prison.

The applicants are:

  • J. Adam Bass – Allstate Agency owner
  • Michael Conkle – Smith Oil Company sales manager
  • Barry Doyle – Loomis Armored branch manager
  • Holly French Hart – Bossier Parish Community College associate vice chancellor
  • Michael L. Howell – UPS driver
  • Alex Randolph Ivins, Jr. –Edward Jones financial advisor
  • Jennifer P. McKay – attorney with Colvin, Smith & McKay
  • Jonathan J. Newton – Re/Max Advantage broker/owner
  • Julianna P. Parks –Langley, Parks & Maxwell LLC founding and managing partner
  • M. Craig Ross Sr. – Electric Supply Co. president and equity partner
  • Barbara Rudd – former District 11 board member
  • Vickey Thrash – former teacher and principal
  • John Alan Tomasek III (Trey) – Bossier City HR director

The person selected for the seat will serve temporarily until an election is held.