SOURCE: Middlesex Water Company

Middlesex Water Company

March 04, 2011 12:50 ET

Middlesex Water's Bernadette M. Sohler Named One of New Jersey's Best 50 Women in Business

ISELIN, NJ--(Marketwire - March 4, 2011) - Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ: MSEX) a provider of water, wastewater and related services in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Bernadette M. Sohler, Vice President -- Corporate Affairs, has been named one of New Jersey's "2011 Best 50 Women in Business" by NJBIZ, New Jersey's premier business news publication. The Best 50 Women in Business awards program honors New Jersey's most dynamic women in business that are making a significant impact in their company, industry and community. Sohler, along with her fellow honorees, will be recognized at a gala awards ceremony on March 28th at The Palace at Somerset in Somerset, NJ. For more information about the event, please visit www.njbiz.com/events.

Sohler plays a key role in the areas of strategic direction and implementation in matters of crisis management, corporate, investor and employee communications, government relations, marketing, community outreach and corporate social responsibility for Middlesex Water Company and its family of companies. "We are delighted that Bernadette, a valued member of our executive team and a strong advocate for our industry, has been recognized by NJBIZ for her professional accomplishments and community service," said Dennis W. Doll, Chairman, President and CEO of Middlesex Water. "The energy, creativity and vision she brings to her many leadership roles both inside and outside the company benefit our customers, employees, shareholders. We congratulate Bernadette on this well-deserved honor," said Doll.

Sohler serves on industry committees of the National Association of Water Companies, the New Jersey Utilities Association and the American Water Works Association, NJ chapter. A 2007 graduate of Leadership New Jersey, she serves on the Boards of Directors of Heroes and Cool Kids, the Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce, the American Conference on Diversity (Central Jersey Chapter) and is a Commissioner of the Woodbridge Township Cultural Arts Commission. She is active in promoting business/education partnerships and environmental sustainability initiatives on a local and county level. Other affiliations include Executive Women of New Jersey, the Public Relations Society of America and the National Investor Relations Institute. She earned her M.A. from Fordham University and her B.A. from Seton Hall University.

About Middlesex Water Company
Middlesex Water Company, organized in 1897, provides regulated and unregulated water and wastewater utility services through various subsidiary companies. Headquartered in Iselin, NJ, the Company offers municipalities, developers and small system owners a suite of services including water and wastewater system operations and maintenance, full service contract operations and related utility services. For additional information regarding Middlesex Water Company visit www.middlesexwater.com or call (732) 634-1500.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Summer DeFEO
    Communications Specialist
    Middlesex Water Company
    1500 Ronson Road
    Iselin, New Jersey 08830
    www.middlesexwater.com
    (732) 638-7510