Angela Machen named Baker CAO

Angela Machen, Ph.D, has been appointed by Mayor Darnel Waites as the city administrative officer. She is an expert in environmental health, risk assessment, regulatory toxicology, epidemiology, and community health. She is a member of the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission which regulates the commerce and traffic on public wharves, docks, sheds, landings and other structures of the state’s ports. As CAO, Machen will oversee the day to day operations of the City of Baker.