Dallas Winslow - Chair
Commissioner Winslow was first appointed to the Commission in March 2005 and his current term expires in May 2015. Governor Jack Markell appointed him Chairman in July 2012. Dallas Winslow comes from a Wilmington background. He graduated from Brandywine High School, Dickinson College (1966) and Duquesne University School of Law (1972). He retired recently after 30 years with the State of Delaware as the Chief of Legal Services at the Office of the Public Defender and is in private practice in Wilmington. He is also a retired Colonel from the Delaware National Guard. Commissioner Winslow also served in the Delaware State Senate from 1998 to 2002 as a member of the Republican Caucus from the 4th Senatorial District. While there, he served on the Senate Energy and Transit Committee, Judiciary Committee, Highways and Transportation and the Joint Finance Committee. He and his wife, Linda, live in Wilmington
Jaymes B. Lester - Commissioner
Commissioner Lester was appointed to the Commission by Governor Ruth Ann Minner. His term expired in May 2012, however he continues to serve at the pleasure of the Governor. Commissioner Lester earned an Associates Degree in Business Management from the University of Delaware and manages Richland Farms, a 2300 acre grain production farm. He served two terms as President of the University of Delaware Agricultural Extension Advisory Committee and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the New Castle County Civic League.
Joann Conaway - Commissioner
Commissioner Conaway was appointed to the Commission by Governor Ruth Ann Minner in June 2001. Her term expired in May of 2012, however she continues to serve at the pleasure of the Governor. She serves as Vice President and Secretary of Conaway Associates, Inc. She also serves on the Sussex County Advisory Council for the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay and on the Community Benefit Committee of the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Prior to her appointment, Commissioner Conaway was a Real Estate Agent in Sussex County.
Jeffrey Clark - Commissioner
Commissioner Clark was appointed by Governor Minner November 2005. His term expired in May 2014, however he continues to serve at the pleasure of the Governor. He lives outside Kenton with his wife Kristen and their two children, Tommy and Katherine. He is a graduate of Smyrna High School and the United States Military Academy at West Point. After serving in the Army as an armored cavalry officer, he attended and graduated from Widener Law School in 1996. Commissioner Clark is a partner at the law firm of Schmittinger and Rodriguez in Dover where he has practiced law for seventeen years. He also is serving in his third term as President of the Smyrna School Board and served as attorney, and then Chief Attorney for the Delaware State Senate for a total of sixteen years.
Harold Gray - Commissioner
Commissioner Gray was appointed to the Commission in June 2014. Harold Gray moved to Delaware from Washington, D.C., after receiving a chemistry degree from Howard University. He worked as a chemist and engineer for Hercules Inc., in a variety of research, development, engineering, and leadership positions. He was recruited in 1995 to work for Andersen Consulting, now Accenture, and he managed complex Information System projects for global clients. Harold started an SAP consulting company named TechniData America, from 1998 - 2007, for German owners. As founding President and CEO, Harold navigated TechniData's start-up and successful growth with clients throughout the world. He joined United Way of Delaware in 2008 as Vice President of Resource Development, and he led statewide campaign efforts, raising over $42.5MM during his two year tenure. Harold was appointed in September, 2012, by Mayor Dennis P. Williams, to become the Director of Economic Development for the City of Wilmington. He lives in north Wilmington.