Utilities Roundtable: Skills-Based Volunteerism and Board Service

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CECP and Pepco Holdings, Inc. invite you to attend a special event for corporate citizenship professionals at utility companies across the country to network and share best practices, learn the latest trends in the field, and gain valuable tools to enhance your strategies. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect with this select peer group!

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DATE: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

TIME: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

COST:  Free, no charge. This event is generously hosted by Pepco Holdings, Inc.

Pepco Edison Place Art Gallery
702 Eighth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20068

The entrance to the Edison Place Gallery is on Eighth Street between G and H streets, directly behind the Pepco headquarters entrance. The Gallery Place Chinatown Metro station servicing the green, red and yellow lines is within walking distance of the Gallery. Street parking and public parking garages are available nearby.

11:00 AM Arrival and Welcome
Debbi Jarvis, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility, Pepco Holdings, Inc.

11:15 AM Using Social Media to Communicate Your Giving Programs
APCO Worldwide

12:00 PM Light Lunch and Networking
Remarks by Joseph M. Rigby, Chairman, President, and CEO, Pepco Holdings, Inc.

12:45 PM Driving Corporate Value: View from the Executive Suite
Courtney Murphy, Manager, Strategic Engagement, CECP
CECP will share strategies for driving business value through your corporate giving programs, and present key findings from the February 2012 CECP Board of Boards CEO Conference. CECP will also draw
upon Corporate Giving Standard (CGS) survey data, putting the latest trends in context for the Utility Industry.

1:30 PM Utility Company Case Studies and Small Group Discussion
Utility companies will share information about how their charitable giving is structured and funded, the level of their CEO involvement, and impact measurement.

3:00 PM Refreshments break

3:15 PM Engaging Your Employees in Community Engagement
Greg Price, EVP & Chief Services Officer, VolunteerMatch

3:45 PM Making an Impact through Skills-Based Volunteerism, including Service on NonProfit Boards
Farron Levy, President, True Impact and Anne Wallestad, Chief Operating Officer, BoardSource

4:45 PM A Billion + Change
Jennifer Lawson, Executive Director, A Billion + Change, will provide an update on this national campaign to mobilize billions in pro bono and skills-based volunteer (SBV) services from corporate America by 2013. To date, nearly 100 companies have pledged more than $1.7 billion in service to help build nonprofit capacity to meet community needs at home and around the world.

5:00 PM Closing Remarks and Networking Reception
Kim Watson, VP, Corporate Philanthropy Investment and Partnerships, Office of Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility

6:00 PM Event Concludes

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