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Wallace-Simms Recognized by US Commission on Civil Rights

Monday, February 24, 2014

Newark, Del. – Recently, Delmarva Power, Senior Public Affairs Manager Enid Wallace-Simms was appointed by the United States Commission on Civil Rights to serve as a State Advisory Committee (SAC) member for Delaware.

This esteemed honor places Wallace-Simms in the proud company of 10 other Delawareans representing The First State as an advisory committee member.  In turn, their work will contribute to the 50 nationwide SACs as directed by Congress.

During her two year appointment with the SAC, Wallace-Simms will be responsible for studying and monitoring issues related to the enforcement of federal civil rights laws.  As such any/all findings will be captured in an official reporting process including but not limited to; data gathering and third party outreach activities. All SAC work is shared with the Commission in a timely manner for their official independent review in accordance with the policies of the U.S. government.

“Delmarva Power is proud to announce Ms. Enid Wallace-Simms appointment to the State Advisory Committee,” said Gary Stockbridge, President of Delmarva Power.  For decades, Enid has been a champion for diversity, equality, civil rights, and cultural appreciation throughout both company and the state.  Her tireless efforts have helped Delmarva Power to become an active and respected member of the Delaware community as well as created a culture of diversity in the workplace.  Most importantly, her life’s mission continues to unite all people in Delaware through kindness and compassion, education, quality relationship building and open communication,” added Stockbridge.

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