Debbi Jarvis Finalist for Woman of the Year Award
Debbi Jarvis is one of three finalists for Woman of the Year for Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR). She will be recognized at a ceremony on November 15th at the Grand Hyatt. Debbi is Vice President, Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility for Pepco Holdings, Inc., a Fortune 500 energy holding company that serves the Mid-Atlantic region. A former NBC4-TV news anchor and reporter, Debbi has volunteered as emcee for more than 200 non-profit events during the past 10 years. At Pepco Holdings, she is responsibility for developing strategies around corporate goodwill in the communities served by the company. She has led teams that launched the company's social media and created the tagline, "Your life. Plugged in." In 2008-2009, Debbi chaired the United Way National Capital Area's giving campaign. In 2009, she was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of 25 Women Who Mean Business. She currently is chapter president of the International Association of Business Communicators DC/Metro.