Association of Surgical Technologists

South Carolina State Assembly

Association of Surgical Technologists
Association of Surgical Technologists
September 24 - 25, 2016 Register Now
West Columbia — Celebrating 15 Years, Past, Present and Future!
Event Type: Annual Meeting, Elections, Delegate Elections, Workshop
Location: Midlands Technical College, 1260 Lexington Dr, West Columbia, SC 29170
Contact: Elizabeth McWilliams, PO Box 1925, Lexington, SC 29071
10 CE(s), pending South Carolina's submission of CE documentation
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President: Raetta Coleman, Vice President: Katrina Williams, Treasurer: Shawn Guirau, Secretary: Elizabeth McWilliams, Board of Directors: Nadine Connelly, Mary Kay Cusack, Kathy Patnaude, Lenette Thompson, and Al Smith 

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Hotels near Midlands Technical College, Fall Workshop

Country Inn and Suites, 2245 Airport Blvd, Cayce, SC 29033, (803) 794-6200
Knights Inn,  1987 Airport Blvd, Cayce, SC 29033, (803) 794-0222
Hampton Inn, 1094 Chris Dr, West Columbia, SC 29169, (803) 791-8940

Calling All Candidates!

Are you interested in running for office at the upcoming Fall Workshop and Annual Business Meeting? If you are, we are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated people willing to serve!
Positions available include: 3 Board of Directors, Secretary
Consent to Serve and CV must be submitted to the Secretary prior to the beginning of the Business Meeting in order to be considered for the posistion you are seeking. 
Consent to Serve

Call for "Palmetto Scrubber" articles and submissions!

Is there something you would like to see in the upcoming newsletter? If so, please submit articles or ideas to by August 1, 2016!

CST of the Year Award

CST of the Year is an award given in recognition to someone who has gone above and beyond to promote our profession. This person should exemplify Surgical Conscience, promote contiuning education, and be a role model to other Surgical Technologists. If you know someone who you think should be recognized for their contribution, please see check to meet sure they meet the criteria, then mail the application to P.O. Box 1925 Lexington, SC 29071 or email to
Nominations are due by August 31, 2016
CST of the Year Criteria
CST of the Year Nomination Form

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Special Interest License Plate 

Artwork Submission Details

Submission Deadline: August 31, 2016

As discussed at the Business Meeting September 19, 2015, we are opening the opportunity for artwork submission for the special interest license plate to the membership. The criteris given to us by Nationals is as follows:
All state assemblies are allowed to use the AST logo or any other artwork or themes developed by the national association as long as the state assembly is clearly identified with the logo. The name of the state assembly must be in legible type, easily identified, and in close proximity to the logo. The AST logo, or other artwork or themes developed by the national association, may not be used by itself (the state assembly not identified) without the expressed permission of National.
Click Here to go to SC DMV website
A link has been provided to the SC DMV website where you can find a template for the license plate which proper dimensions and design guidelines given by the state. 
Please direct all completed designs to Those designs meetings the requirements given by Nationals and the state will be printed and displayed at next year's Fall Workshop and will be put on the Ballot to be voted on by the membership. This is open to all Surgical Technologists in South Carolina and we welcome all input!
Spread the word!!! We value your input and look forward to seeing your submissions!