BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — John Dansby of Shreveport has been named to the state Board of Embalming and Funeral Directors.

The 7-member board regulates embalmers, funeral homes and funeral directors and handles consumer complaints.

It also establishes requirements for funeral homes and individuals engaged in the care and disposition of dead people.

Dansby is a minister for the Russell Road Church of Christ and director of staff and finance for the National Churches of Christ Crusade.

The appointment was made by Gov. Bobby Jindal.