Dian C. Taylor
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Dian C. Taylor
Biography: Director since 1991 - Chair of the Board since July 1993, and Chief Executive Officer and President of Artesian Resources Corporation
and its subsidiaries since September 1992.
has been employed by the Company since August 1991.
She was formerly a consultant to the Small Business Development Center at the University of Delaware from February 1991 to August 1991 and Owner and President of Achievement Resources Inc. from 1977 to 1991.
Achievement Resources, Inc.
specialized in strategic planning, marketing, entrepreneurial and human resources development consulting.
Ms. Taylor was a marketing director for SMI, Inc. from 1982 to 1985.
Ms. Taylor is currently a member of the Citizens Bank Mid-Atlantic Regional Advisory Board.
is the aunt of John R. Eisenbrey, Jr. and Nicholle R. Taylor.
Qualifications: Ms. Dian Taylor has over 20 years of experience as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company, during which the Company has continuously expanded its service area.
has extensive knowledge of the complex issues facing smaller companies and prior strategic planning expertise.
Ms. Taylor has served as President of the National Association of Water Companies, a trade organization of the investor-owned water utility industry.
also has served on the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council, on the Board of Directors of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce
, the American Heart Association
, the Committee of 100 and the Delaware Council on Economic Education
, and as a Regional Advisory Board Member for Citizens Bank
, a Trustee of the Delaware Grand Opera
and the Christiana Care Hospital
and a Commissioner for the Delaware River
and Bay Authority.
The Board views Ms. Taylor's experience with various aspects of the utility industry and her demonstrated leadership roles in business and community activities as important qualifications, skills and experiences for the Board of Directors' conclusion that Ms. Taylor should serve as a director of the Company.