December 21, 2015, Princeton, NJ - Junior Achievement of New Jersey (JANJ) announced that Christine Neely, Vice President – Internal Auditing Services, PSEG Services Corporation has been elected to its State Board of Directors.
“We are delighted to have Christine join our Board of Directors. Her business acumen and expertise will enhance our organization and continue Junior Achievement’s drive to success,” said Catherine Milone, President of Junior Achievement of New Jersey.Christine Neely was named Vice President – Internal Auditing Services for PSEG in September 2013, reporting to the Audit Committee Chairman of the PSEG Board of Directors. In this role, she is responsible for establishing annual audit plans for the corporation and overseeing independent reviews and evaluation of the company’s financial and operating controls, while ensuring the company’s compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and other key regulations. Recently, Ms. Neely’s role was expanded to include the corporate environmental, health and safety audit and environmental governance functions, internal audit services for PSEG Long Island and an additional team of ethics and compliance investigators.
Previously, Ms. Neely served as the Director of Regulatory Affairs where she was responsible for strategic direction, governance and oversight of nuclear regulatory programs for the Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations. She led the new nuclear development team and the licensing team responsible for the successful license renewal of all three nuclear units and the Extended Power Uprate for Hope Creek. She also managed the team responsible for the PSEG Estuary Enhancement Program and the Energy and Environmental Resource Center in Salem. Ms. Neely joined PSEG in 1991 as an environmental attorney and held a number of positions in environmental policy and planning. In 2001, she became Director - Fossil Environmental Affairs and in 2007 she was named General Environmental Counsel. Before joining PSEG, Ms. Neely was an environmental/litigation associate for Edwards & Angell.
Ms. Neely served as Executive Sponsor of PSEG Women in Nuclear and Vice Chair of the National Regional Utility Group. She also served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Chair of the Township of Lower Makefield Environmental Advisory Council and Member of the Board of Directors for Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey.
Ms. Neely is a graduate of Union College and graduated Cum Laude from New York Law School with a JD.
Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE: PEG) is a publicly traded diversified energy company with annual revenues of approximately $11 billion. Its operating subsidiaries are: Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), PSEG Power, and PSEG Long Island.
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