Ascension residents appointed to boards Ascension residents appointed to boards Advocate staff report April 22, 2013 Comments Three Ascension Parish residents have been appointed to three separate state boards. Gov. Bobby Jindal reappointed Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley to the Council on Peace Officer Standards and Training. The council is responsible for developing and evaluating the curriculum of mandatory basic training courses for municipal officers, deputy sheriffs, State Police, wildlife agents and all other peace officers defined by state law, a news release from Jindal’s office says. Scott Sayer, of Prairieville, was reappointed to the Louisiana Board for Hearing Aid Dealers, which serves to regulate the issuance of hearing aid dealer licenses and related services. Ben Babin, of Prairieville, a retired manager of BellSouth and a retired U.S. Army colonel, was appointed to serve on the Board of Commissioners of the Amite River Basin Drainage and Water Conservation District. The board serves to govern all flood control, public drainage and water resources development, reservoirs and diversion canals in the district.