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FIRST Chesapeake Chats Sponsored by Newport News Shipbuilding
Thursday, February 03, 2022, 06:00pm - 06:30pm

Tune in to our fun and informative sessions on a variety of topics, just thirty minutes long.

  • Thursday, February 3rd, 6:00pm - "Cool Jobs: Discussion with Dominion Energy employees Charlene Whitfield, Cathy Grady, and Chauncie Dallas." Moderated by Anika Seth, Alumni Ambassador. Join them for an informal discussion about their careers and their cool jobs.
    • Charlene Whitfield is a Senior Vice President with Dominion Energy.
    • Catherine "Cathy" Grady is a Manager of the Nuclear Site Services Department at Surry Nuclear Power Station; her team implements large (and sometimes small) capital construction projects that improve the station’s reliability, health, or efficiency. Her team provides a diverse group of craft workers and leaders to implement the projects including electricians, welders, carpenters, ironworkers, and heavy equipment operators.
    • Chauncie Dallas is an Electric T&D (Transmission or Distribution) Projects Manager. Specifically he work in the Rural Broadband Program where they are in a position to help to the bridge the technological gap within their service territory. Dominion Energy has an impact on the communities they serve by helping underserved customers obtain the broadband internet needed to participate in many necessary online services from attending school online to online Dr. appointments.


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recording of the presentation will be available on YouTube for those unable to attend.

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