Ms. Jodi S. Gidley was appointed to the Board of Visitors on July 1, 2013. She currently serves as a member of the Administration & Finance and Student Advancement Committees.
Ms. Gidley received her B.S. degree in Mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh and her master's degree in mechanical engineering from Old Dominion University.
In June 2007, Ms. Gidley was named senior vice president, Mid-Atlantic Operations, for AGL Resources (NYSE:GAS) and president of three of its subsidiaries: Elizabethtown Gas (New Jersey), Elkton Gas (Maryland) and Virginia Natural Gas. She is responsible for all aspects of operations at these utilities which serve 556,000 customers in three states. Elizabethtown Gas, the third largest natural gas company in New Jersey, serves more than 275,000 residential, commercial and industrial natural gas customers. Virginia Natural Gas is a natural gas distribution company serving more than 275,000 customers in Southeastern Virginia. Elkton Gas serves approximately 6,000 residential and commercial natural gas customers on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
With AGL Resources' acquisition of the NUI Corporation in November 2004, Ms. Gidley was named vice president, gas operations and business process services, for AGL Resources. She was responsible for gas supply and capacity planning, gas control and measurement, LNG and propane peak shaving operations, and business support systems at AGL Resources' utilities. She previously, served in several positions at Virginia Natural Gas including vice president, operations, and director of financial planning and budgets.
Ms. Gidley currently serves on the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance boards. She is also a member of the Virginia Coal and Energy Commission.
Ms. Gidley is a native of Washington, Pa. She and her family reside in Virginia Beach.