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JCP&L Names Contos Manager of Emergency Preparedness

Jersey Central Power & Light has named Kimberly S. Contos as manager of emergency preparedness.

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Jersey Central Power & Light has named Kimberly S. Contos as manager of emergency preparedness, serving as the company’s main liaison with federal, state and local emergency preparedness organizations. She also will oversee JCP&L’s preparedness initiatives to help ensure a prompt and effective response to emergency events, including weather-related damage.  

Contos joined JCP&L in 2007 as a supervisor of customer accounting.  In 2011, she moved to the human resources department and was named distribution technical supervisor for JCP&L transmission construction and maintenance in 2012  She succeeds Rae Mallin, who retired earlier this year.  

“Kim has served as a team leader during JCP&L storm events and is an experienced supervisor with a background in managing regulatory and reliability commitments,” said Mark Jones, vice president of operations for JCP&L. “Her abilities in storm response, planning, management and relationship building will strengthen our emergency preparedness organization.”

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Contos earned a bachelor of arts degree from Ramapo College of New Jersey.

JCP&L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE).  JCP&L serves 1.1 million New Jersey customers in the counties of Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. Follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JCPandL, or online at www.jcp-l.com.

FirstEnergy is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence.  Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. The company’s transmission subsidiaries operate more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Visit FirstEnergy online at www.firstenergycorp.com and follow it on Twitter at @FirstEnergyCorp

 

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