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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Sept. 21)--Three new members have been named to The Citadel's Board of Visitors and will serve out their terms until June 2001. Seats appointed by the governor, the legislature, and the alumni were filled by three Charleston residents.

     Gov. David Beasley appointed Charles A. Wallace to the Board in September. Col. Wallace is currently the general manager of the Hampton Inn-Historic District. He has distinguished himself in the hospitality industry as the owner of American Maid and as an office manager for Kiawah Island Resort. A 1990 graduate of The Citadel, Col. Wallace has also been active in The Citadel Brigadier Club, Junior Achievement, and the Trident United Way. As a cadet, Wallace lettered in football and track and served as the Regimental Activities Officer. He currently serves on the Hollings Cancer Task Committee. Col. Wallace is married to the former Paryn Moss of Hodges.

     Dennis Rhoad, Citadel Class of 1984, received a legislative appointment to the Board. Col. Rhoad is currently an attorney in the Charleston area. He attended the University of Birmingham, England, as a Rotary International Fellow and the University of South Carolina School of Law. As a cadet, Rhoad served as Fourth Battalion Commander and received the Palmetto Medal Award for service to the state. He continues to serve his alma mater as the 1984 Class Chairman for The Citadel Development Foundation and as an adjunct professor in the Political Science Department. Col. Rhoad is married to the former Sally Hildebrand of Rock Hill.

     E. Bart Daniel, Class of 1977, was elected to the Board by The Citadel alumni. Col. Daniel is an attorney in Charleston specializing in White Collar Criminal Defense. He has been recognized by the U.S. Attorney General for his outstanding achievements in prosecuting public corruption cases such as Operation Lost Trust. Col. Daniel was appointed by President Bush to serve as a U.S. Attorney for South Carolina from 1989-92. In 1991 he was named the Citadel Alumni Association's Man of the Year. As a cadet, Daniel served as a company commander and as a member of the Honor Court. Col. Daniel is married to Cynthia Wilson Daniel and has four children.

     The new members will replace Col. Larry J. Ferguson, Col. Stephen D. Peper, and Col. James W. Bradin, respectively, who ended their terms in July.


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