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2016 LASTO Conference meeting room at Hotel Acadiana in Lafayette, Louisiana
The presentation of Colors and Pledge by the Breaux Bridges JROTC
Presenting Colors
LASTO 2016 Agenda
Session 1 Presentation Operation Life Saver
Presenter Josh Fletcher - Canadian National Railroad Police Service
Presenter Claude D. Maher - Operation Lifesaver State Director

In The Interest of Safety

Operation Lifesaver Website
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Email Claude D. Maher
Session 2 and 5 Presentations Department of Education Updates
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Presenter George Horne - Horne Enterprises

Louisiana Department of Education - LDOE
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Session 3 Presentation Act 421 and Seat Belts on School Buses
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Presenter Gary J. Reese - East Baton Rouge School Board
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HB 695/ACT 421 Summary and Seat Belts in school buses law
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Act 421 Possible Changes
Email for Gary J. Reese
Meeting With Vendors Day 1
Session 4 Presentation Sur-Lok Presentation and Certification
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Presenter Trisha Nolan - Sur-Lok
Sur-Lok Website
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Email for Trisha Nolan
Session 6 Presentation Bus Inspection
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Presenter Lt. Channon Savoie
Louisiana Department of Public Safety
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Email for Lt. Channon Savoie
Session 7 Presentation Third Party Tester Overseeing
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Presenter Mr. Cliff Laglois for Ms. Paige Paxton
Office of Motor Vehicles
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Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles
Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicels Public Safety Services - Expresslane
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Email for Mr. Cliff Laglois
Session 8 Propane Buses
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Presenter Mr. Trey Jenkins - Blue Bird Vice President for Alternative Fuels

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Buses Using Propane For Fuel
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Email for Mr. Trey Jenkins
Session 9 School Transportation Threats; Awareness and Predictions
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Presenter Mr. Stevens Haynes

Due to the nature of this extremely informative presentation and the potential for misuse, this information is only available by request. If you are a member of LASTO please contact the appropriate correspondent for documentation. Thank you

TSA First Observer Presentations
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Email for Mr. Steven Haynes
Session 10 Hot Topics and
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Lifetime Achievement Award
This year's lifetime achievement award is presented to Mr. Buster Flowers. Mr. Flowers has served the the state of Louisiana for many years and is a valued member of the LASTO organization. Mr. Flowers was unable to attend the conference this year. Accepting the award on behalf of Mr. Flowers is Mr. Steve Vales of St. John Parish.
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Parents Entering School Buses

This discussion was about parents entering the school bus and the repricussions involved with enforcing laws prohibiting such practice. We also discussed the new technology that the organization will be employing for retrieving accurate data about what changes need to be addressed for future conferences.

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Seat Belt Discussion
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Seat Belt Discussion Presentation
Meeting With Vendors Day 2
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