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February 17, 2013

Star adds citizen representatives to editorial board

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MERIDIAN — ROBERT F. WARD

    Meridian businessman Robert F. Ward is well known in the area, having served on committees and boards of several prominent civic organizations.

    Ward, who earned a masters degree in marketing from the University of Alabama in 1974, was president and general manager of WTOK-TV from 1975-1989; owner and president of Jadabec First Aid and Safety Co. from 1990-2000; and a partner in both Broadmoor Development Co. and Alabama Development Co.

    Over the years, Ward has served as chairman of United Way; chairman and president of the Phil Hardin Foundation; Meridian Community College Foundation president; chairman of the MSU-Meridian Advisory Council; president of the Meridian Chamber of Commerce; president of the Mississippi Association of Broadcasters; president of the Rotary Club; commissioner for the Association of Colleges and Schools; and member of the Trustmark Advisory Board.

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