Bedford Named RAA Chairman

 - December 28, 2007, 7:36 AM

The Regional Airline Association (RAA) elected Republic Airways chairman, president and CEO Bryan Bedford to assume the chairmanship of its 2007-2008 Board of Directors at its November 27-28 fall meeting in Washington, D.C. Bedford succeeds MAIR Holdings CEO Paul Foley. The RAA also elected Trans States Holdings’ Rick Leach vice chairman of the board, SkyWest’s Chip Childs treasurer and Cape Air’s Dan Wolf secretary. In adopting its 2008 budget, the RAA Board approved the addition of a full-time staff professional to manage the association’s activities related to security, environmental, communications and business development.