2022 Annual Department Meeting

Community Affairs Overview

Community Affairs team members serve as ambassadors for the Company and hold the responsibility of representing Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and its subsidiaries’ commitment to the communities where we live and serve. The team’s focus is internal and external relationship building; stakeholder management; event and volunteer coordination; and building rapport with various community groups and organizations. The team’s goal is to align the culture, mission and vision of the organization with the support they provide to Chesapeake’s stakeholders, which include investors, employees and customers. The team will work with the benevolent committee to align charitable giving and volunteer activities across the Company.

Melissa Stamper is the Community Affairs Director and has been with Chesapeake Utilities Corporation for nine years.

Roles and Responsibilities

Ms. Stamper’s role is to lead the Community Affairs department in the northern and southern territories. Review and monitor charitable involvement to include donations, sponsorships and advertisements. She directs team in the North and the South with representation from business units’ and departments to develop community engagement and support initiatives and to ensure initiatives meet strategic plans and goals. Melissa supports the efforts of communications and external and government affairs to increase awareness of local community involvement. She maintains ESG metrics for corporate governance and external communications related to community engagement and support. Ensures the Company’s community engagements and commitments align with the Company’s strategy, goals, brand and values.

Interesting Fact

What Melissa enjoys most about her role at Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is the collaboration. She finds being able to work with people with diverse ideas, different backgrounds and various forms of creativity is motivating. It causes her to think outside of the box; look at other points of view while giving her own and meeting somewhere in the middle. It can be productive and thought provoking with an end goal of a successful outcome.