By Editors of Power Engineering
Dominion has elected two more directors to its board, bringing the size to 13.
Newly-elected board members include Joseph M. Rigby and Susan N. Story.
Rigby, 60, is the retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of Pepco Holdings, Inc., whose subsidiaries provided natural gas and electric utility service to about two million customers. He served in that capacity from 2009 until 2016. He joined the company, in a predecessor form as Atlantic City Electric, in 1979, rising through the ranks with stints as vice president andgeneral manager of Gas Delivery, vice president andgeneral manager of Electric Delivery, and senior vice president, chief financial officer and chief operating officer.
Rigby has been a director of Dominion Midstream GP, LLC, since 2014. He serves on the boards of South Jersey Industries, Inc., and Energy Insurance Mutual.
Story, 56, has been president and chief executive officer of American Water, which provides service to more than 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada, since 2014. She joined the company in 2013 as chief financial officer after 31 years at Southern Company. Story began her career at Southern Company as a nuclear power plant engineer. Her subsequent roles included, among others, president and chief executive officer of Southern Company Services, executive vice president of Southern Company Engineering and Construction Services, and president and chief executive officer of Gulf Power Company.
Story is the independent lead director of Raymond James Financial. Her community and industry involvement includes her service on the board of directors of the U.S. Water Alliance, the Alliance to Save Energy and the Bipartisan Policy Center. She also serves on the board of advisors of the Electric Power Research Institute and the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.