Information about the Advisory Council

RW Advisory Council

Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)

Effective December 14, 2023, all monthly Baton Rouge Transitional Grant Area (BRTGA) Ryan White Advisory Council meetings will be conducted in person with the option for hybrid teleconference available. Meetings will be held in the Ryan White Office Training Room located at 4445 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, LA. 70805. Meetings are open to the public. Requests for matters to be placed on the Agenda must be received by the Advisory Council Coordinator 7 days prior to the Advisory Council Meeting. Requests received after this date will be held until the next Advisory Council Meeting unless it is of an urgent or emergency nature. If you would like to attend an Advisory Council Meeting but require special accommodations as a result of an ADA-qualifying disability, contact the Advisory Council Coordinator at least 7 days prior to the Advisory Council Meeting to assure that we can meet your needs.  Please contact the Advisory Council Coordinator, Samantha Kemp, by phone at 225-491-4344 or email at

 The Ryan White office is open to the public. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. 


Please see the meeting dates document for the remainder of the year.

To submit any community resources, upcoming webinars, public comments, etc. to be discussed during meetings please email the BRTGA Ryan White Advisory Council Coordinator at:


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Mission Statement:

The Mission of the BRTGA Ryan White Advisory Council is to work in conjunction with the Ryan White Part A Grantee (hereinafter “Grantee”) to develop and maintain a comprehensive system of care for People Living with HIV (hereinafter “PLWH”) in the BRTGA that is accessible, responsive, culturally sensitive, and of the highest quality to ensure the dignity of all PLWH.

Meeting Information:

 The BRTGA Ryan White Advisory Council meets:

  •  Second (2nd) Thursday of every month
  •  3:00 p.m
  • Division of Human Development and Services(DHDS)
    4445 Plank Road
    Baton Rouge, LA 70805

Meeting Agendas & Minutes:

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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