ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moanica Caston has been elected vice president of Diversity by the Georgia Power board of directors. She will oversee the development and implementation of strategies that help sustain a culture of excellence through inclusion by improving leadership and work culture.
"We have made significant strides in developing an inclusive work environment within our company and under Moanica's leadership," said Georgia Power President and CEO Paul Bowers. "I expect to continue our efforts in this important area."
Caston returns to Georgia Power from Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, where she served as vice president of External Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In this role, she was responsible for public affairs, labor relations, environmental affairs, corporate concerns and corporate security. Additionally, she served as director of Human Resources for Southern Nuclear.
Caston began her career with Southern Company at Georgia Power as manager, Workplace Ethics. Prior to joining the company, she held positions with Progress Energy in organizational assessment and human resources and in private law practice.
As an attorney, Caston is a member of the American Bar Association and Energy Bar Association. Other professional memberships include the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals, Society for Human Resources Management, National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, and American Association of Blacks in Energy.
A native of Shreveport, La., Caston received a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. She is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources.
Georgia Power is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, one of the nation's largest generators of electricity. The company is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility with rates below the national average. Georgia Power serves 2.3 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties.
SOURCE Georgia Power