Dominion Board Nominates Individual For Election By Shareholders

       Dominion Board Nominates Individual For Election By Shareholders

PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., March 7, 2013

RICHMOND, Va., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The board of directors of
Dominion (NYSE: D) has nominated Adm. James O. Ellis, Jr. (ret.), to serve on
the board, subject to election by the company's shareholders at the Annual
Meeting of Shareholders.

Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said:

"Adm. Ellis is a strong nominee to Dominion's board of directors and would
bring to it invaluable expertise in the nuclear industry. His leadership in
the U.S. Navy and at the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, and his
outstanding service on other corporate boards add to his unique

Adm. Ellis, 65, recently retired as president and chief executive officer of
the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, where he served from 2005-2012. He
retired from active duty in the U.S. Navy in July 2004 as an admiral. During
his 39-year naval career, he was commander of the U.S. Strategic Command,
based in Nebraska; commander-in-chief of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe; and
commander-in-chief of Allied Forces in Southern Europe. Adm. Ellis serves on a
number of corporate boards, including those of Lockheed Martin Corporation,
Level 3 Communications, Inc., and Inmarsat plc. He was also elected to the
National Academy of Engineering in 2013. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy,
Navy nuclear power training, the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School and the Navy
Fighter Weapons School, he holds master's degrees in aerospace engineering
from the Georgia Institute of Technology and in aeronautical systems from the
University of West Florida.

Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy,
with a portfolio of approximately 27,500 megawatts of generation, 11,000 miles
of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,300 miles of
electric transmission lines. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest
natural gas storage systems with 947 billion cubic feet of storage capacity
and serves retail energy customers in 15 states. For more information about
Dominion, visit the company's website at

SOURCE Dominion

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