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Roberta W. Sims

Roberta SimsVice President - Regulatory Affairs & Energy Acquisition, Washington Gas

Ms. Sims is currently Vice President - Regulatory Affairs and Energy Acquisition for Washington Gas. She is responsible for the company's proceedings before the District of Columbia and Maryland Public Service Commissions, the Virginia State Corporation Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. She is also responsible for the company's gas supply operations and the Energy Acquisition department, which handles the supply planning and procurement functions.

Ms. Sims joined Washington Gas in 1986 as an attorney addressing the rates and regulatory affairs matters in the Office of General Counsel. She was appointed executive assistant to the President with responsibility for the Corporate Total Quality Management program. She was elected Vice President and General Manager of the District of Columbia Division in August 1992 where her responsibilities included Rates & Regulatory Affairs, Customer Service and Public Affairs for the District of Columbia. From August 1994 to September 2009 she served as Vice President of Corporate Relations. Her responsibilities included Corporate Communications, Public Policy and Philanthropy.

Prior to joining the company, Ms. Sims was employed as legal counsel with the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia, first as special assistant in the office of the Chairman, then as assistant general counsel and acting general counsel.

Ms. Sims is affiliated with industry associations including the American Gas Association, Southern Gas Association and the American Association of Blacks in Energy. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Bar Association, Washington Bar Association, and Leadership Greater Washington. Ms. Sims also is active in numerous charitable and civic associations.

Ms. Sims resides in the District of Columbia.