CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West
Virginia chapter of AARP has a new president.
Officials say the organization has
selected Rich Stonestreet of Charleston to serve as the state chapter's
volunteer leader. He'll represent nearly 300,000 members in West Virginia.
Stonestreet has served as a member of
the all-volunteer panel that advises and helps set strategic direction for the
West Virginia AARP chapter.
In 2013, he was the state recipient of
the organization's highest volunteer recognition: the Andrus Award for
Community Service. The award honors individuals who are sharing their
experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
The retired educator and labor
relations professional is a graduate of West Liberty University and the
University of Tennessee, and completed doctoral coursework at Ohio State
(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights
reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or