CHARTER OF COMMUNITY AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE
2003 Committee Charter : DPL
(as adopted January 28, 2003)
The Community and External Relations Committee of DPL Inc. (the "Company") shall
have at least three members. The Committee shall be comprised of at least three
non-management directors. The members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Board
on the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Members
shall serve for one-year terms. The Board shall designate one of the members as Chairman of
The Committee shall meet at least three times a year. When, deemed appropriate,
meetings may be held in person or by telephone.
The Committee shall keep a separate book of minutes of their proceedings and actions.
A representative from the Company shall give notice, personally or by mail, telephone, facsimile
or electronically, to each member of the Committee of all meetings, not later than 12 noon of the
day before the meeting, unless all of the members of the Committee in office waive notice
thereof in writing at or before the meeting, in which case the meeting may be held without the
aforesaid advance notice. A majority of the members of the Committee shall constitute a
quorum for the transaction of business.
The Committee shall operate to ensure the credibility and responsiveness of the
Company by (1) overseeing the manner in which the Company interfaces with various
members of the community, including customers, governmental bodies and regulatory agencies,
political groups, elected officials and the media, (2) reporting the Committee's findings to the
Board and (3) making recommendations to the Board and senior management as it deems
Duties and Responsibilities
The Committee's duties and responsibilities shall include review of and
consultation on policies and practices relating to:
· public and customer issues affecting the community;
· energy conservation;
· media, advertising and other public communications;
· sponsorship of community programs and charitable contributions;
· political and governmental activities, and legislation of community
· individual stockholder issues.
The Committee shall periodically report on its activities to the Board and make such
recommendations and findings as it deems appropriate.