Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation Elects Andy Wirth as Chairman

The RASC (Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation) has announced the election of Andy Wirth as its new president and chairman. Mr. Wirth is the current Chief Executive Officer and President of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings. This is the original company of the Alpine Resorts. He also serves as the chairperson of the Tahoe Airport Board Trustee. RASC is responsible for identifying new and additional prospects flights and promoting air service to the company. The board has regional tourism entities and hotel-casino properties in South Lake Tahoe.

Andy says he is thrilled to serve this role for the Air Service Corporation. This opportunity will see the region increase in the landscape into the future. One of the central elements of economy and growth in the region is the air services. Andy has supported the development of airports throughout the country from Quebec to Colorado. He has also played a significant role to establish Reno International Airport.

RASCO Airport Corporation has announced the election of the two officers to serve as board members. They were selected because of their vast experience and professionalism from hospitality to tourism sectors. Mr. Wirth, CEO, and president of Crystal Bay Visitors was appointed as treasurer. Ms. Kimberlee Tolkein, Atlantis Casino Resort Assistant Manager, has been named as the vice-Chair/Secretary.

RASC was founded as a bridge to bring together private, and public businesses and organizations to contribute expertise and marketing dollars to position Nevada as the destination. RASC continues to lead the effort of services while working in airlines in Alaska to promote direct flights.

Andy Wirth is the current Chief Executive of Squaw Valley Holdings. He has worked to make it a top destination for tourists in the world. He contributes to community services and environmental organizations in the region. After his sky-diving incident, he co-founded the Ironman Team responsible for wounded support. This team raises funds in honor of the injured men in navy.

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, the iconic Sky resorts, have a connection. However, the two resorts were separated by two distinct cultures and sky passes. When Ski Valley owners purchased Meadows, this cultures changed in 2011.

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