SOURCE: New Jersey Utilities Assocation

December 22, 2008 09:36 ET

New Jersey Utilities Association Elects New Officers

TRENTON, NJ--(Marketwire - December 22, 2008) - The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) today announced the election of two new officers, including Dennis W. Doll, Middlesex Water Company, as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Louis Walters, Atlantic City Sewerage Company, as Treasurer. The election of these two officers took place during the fourth quarter Board of Directors meeting held in December. Chairman Doll will replace Mr. Rick Hrip, EMBARQ Corp., upon Mr. Hrip's retirement at the close of December 2008. Both Mr. Doll and Mr. Walter's terms will officially begin on January 1, 2009.

Mr. Doll has served Middlesex Water Company as President and Chief Executive Officer since January of 2006 and was most recently NJUA Treasurer and Audit Committee Chairman. Mr. Doll brings to his leadership of NJUA extensive knowledge of the water and wastewater utility industry and a solid background in financial management.

Mr. Walters, President and General Manager of Atlantic City Sewerage Company since April of 2008, was newly elected to the Board of Directors in June of this same year. Mr. Walters' background includes a range of leadership and financial management positions in the water, independent power and electric utility industries. In addition to his role as Treasurer, Mr. Walters will serve as chairman of the NJUA Audit Committee.

The New Jersey Utilities Association is a state-wide trade association for investor-owned utilities that provide electric, gas, water, wastewater and telecommunications services to New Jersey residents and businesses. Founded in 1915, NJUA conducts advocacy and educational programs that advance the interests of the utility industry and its customers.

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