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Donna M. Cooper, Pepco region President, is responsible for leading relations with key stakeholders in Pepco's Washington, D.C., and Maryland service area, including with state and local officials, community leaders, and business, consumer, and nonprofit organizations. In that capacity, she plays a critical role in shaping policy and managing issues to deliver value to customers and key stakeholders. 

    Prior to being named region president in 2013, Cooper advanced through a series of positions with the company, including senior public affairs manager and region vice president, District of Columbia, where she was responsible for managing relationships with the city and local government agencies, business organizations and community leaders. Before joining Pepco, Cooper was the policy director to the Council of the District of Columbia. Her previous roles also include clerk/director of the Committee on Government Operations, Council of the District of Columbia, executive director of the National Organization of Black County Officials Inc., and assistant professor at South Carolina State University. 

     Cooper is actively involved with organizations that support customers in the Washington and Montgomery and Prince George's County Maryland region. She is a Mayoral Appointee on the District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility Advisory Board, co-chair of the Washington DC Economic Partnership, a member of the District of Columbia Building Industry Association, and chair of the Greater Prince George's Business Roundtable. 

      Cooper was awarded a bachelor's degree in political science from South Carolina State University, a master's degree in public affairs from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a doctorate of philosophy in political science from Howard University.


      We are thrilled to have her join us this year!

Donna Cooper photo from pepco site.jfif

Keynote Speaker

Donna Cooper

Pepco, Region President

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