Elsie Rast-Stuart Elected Vice-Chairman of the Airport Commission

March 9, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – March 7, 2008 – Elsie Rast-Stuart was elected Vice Chairman of the Richland-Lexington Airport Commission at the February 11th meeting. She was appointed to the Commission by Governor Hodges to represent Lexington County.

Mrs. Stuart serves on the Lexington School District One Educational Foundation. She is a member of the Executive Committee of Airports Council International of North America Commissioners Steering Committee. Mrs. Stuart served in the SC House of Representatives from 1993 until 2002. While in the Legislature, she was honored as Outstanding Legislator by the SC School Boards Association and the SC Forestry Association. She holds a Masters Degree from USC and Arizona State University.

Mrs. Stuart is a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Pelion where she was Mayor for 11 years.