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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 18, 2013

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Saint Louis Zoo 314/781-0900
Susan Gallagher, 314/646-4633
Christy Childs, 314/646-4639
Joanna Bender, 314/646-4703

SAINT LOUIS ZOO'S SUBDISTRICT COMMISSION ELECTS
NEW COMMISSIONER AND OFFICERS

The St. Louis Zoological Park Subdistrict Commission elected new officers and a new commissioner on Dec. 12. They assume their positions Jan. 1, 2014.

The Zoo's Commission is its governing authority. It has the fiduciary responsibility for the well-being of the Zoo, as well as the ultimate responsibility for fulfilling the Zoo's mission.

F. Holmes Lamoreux, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, of Sabreliner Corporation, was elected to a two-year term as Subdistrict Commission Chairman. He replaces the Honorable James F. Conway, President of ACI Plastics, Inc., who was elected Commission Chairman in 2011 and remains on the Commission as Chairman Emeritus.

James H. Buford was elected to a two-year appointment as Vice Chair of the Commission, replacing Jay G. Henges, who remains a member of the Commission. Jerald L. Kent CPA, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of Cequel Holdings, assumes the role of Commission Treasurer, replacing Mr. Lamoreux.

Robert F. O'Loughlin, Chairman and CEO of Lodging Hospitality Management, was newly elected to a four-year term on the Commission. JoAnn Arnold and Stacy M. Edwards were reappointed to the four-year Commission terms.

They join Arnold W. Donald and Steven C. Roberts as Commissioners.

Mark J. Schnuck retires from the Commission after 12 years of service and becomes a Chair Emeritus.

Current advisory Commission members, Winthrop B. Reed, III, James G. Sansone and Carol A. Wilson, continue their service on the Commission.

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