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ROSEMEAD, Calif., Aug. 16, 2010 — Southern California Edison (SCE) has named Tammy Tumbling as its new director of Philanthropy and Community Involvement. Her responsibilities include managing the company’s $16.6 million philanthropic budget and providing strategic direction on funding programs and priorities. She also oversees the company’s grantmaking focused on community building activities, employee giving, in-kind donations to nonprofit organizations, volunteer outreach and scholarship programs.
Tumbling served as senior manager of SCE’s Community Involvement unit for nearly three years. Prior to that, she was a senior manager in Quality Assurance in the Transmission and Distribution Business Unit.
In January, Tumbling was responsible for the planning and launch of the company’s innovative $1 million Green Jobs Education Initiative, which provided 10 California community colleges with funding to support students enrolled in “green jobs” training programs.
She joined SCE in 1998 after serving as director of Corporate Development for the Music Center of Los Angeles and working on funding development and distribution for United Way of Greater Los Angeles.
Tumbling earned a master’s degree in Public Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills. She is a board member of the National College Resource Foundation, which produced the Black College Expo, a member of the Conference Board Contributions Council and serves on the advisory board of Research Policies Institute of California. She also is active with the Los Angeles African American Women’s Public Policy Institute and Leadership California.
About Southern California Edison
An Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, Southern California Edison is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, serving a population of nearly 14 million via 4.9 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California.