LIBPA has Sen. Campsen as guest speaker

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State Senator Chip Campsen, District 43, will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday, June 12 meeting of the Lady’s Island Business and Professional Association. With political redistricting as a result of the 2010 Census, Sen. Campsen replaced Sen. Tom Davis as Lady’s Island representative for District 43 in the State Senate. Sen. Campsen resides on the Isle of Palms and has served as a member of the State House of Representatives from 1996 to 2002 at which time he became the co-chair and spokesperson for Governor Mark Sanford’s transition team.
In 2004, Campsen was elected to the state senate, reelected in 2008 and is running (unopposed) for re-election in the upcoming November General Election. He serves on the following committees: Agriculture and Natural Resources; Corrections and Penology; Fish, Game and Forestry; Invitations, Judiciary and Transportation. He received his Bachelor of Science from Furman University, master’s from the University of South Carolina where he also received his Juris Doctorate. He is a practicing attorney and a businessman. He has his captain’s license and is vice president of Fort Sumter Tours Inc.  He also works as a commercial real estate broker.
Sen. Campsen has been requested to address the following subjects:
• What are the successes of the 2012 legislative session?
• What are the key items remaining to be addressed in 2013?
• What are the most critical areas which need attention in District 43?
• Steps needed to improve the job picture and the economy of S.C.
• Was progress made in solving the state funding problem for Beaufort County schools?
• Your position on charter schools.
The meeting will be held at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12 in the Beaufort County Realtor’s Association Headquarters located to the rear of the BB&T Bank on Lady’s Island Drive.
(Sen.  Campsen’s availability as a speaker is dependent upon the state legislature having adjourned by June 12. In the event Sen. Campsen is unable to attend, Beaufort County’s Director of Planning will be the guest speaker.)