Joyce V. Hayes Giles, DTE Energy Company
Joyce Hayes Giles retired as the Assistant to the Chairman and Senior Vice President of Public Affairs for DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE), a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Hayes Giles is responsible for a broad range of assignments related to the company's commitment to the community on behalf of DTE Energy Chairman, President and CEO, Gerard M. Anderson. She chaired the DTE Energy Foundation, responsible for strategy and oversight. In addition, she serves as the company's Chief Ethics Officer and the ombudsman for employee-related issues.
Hayes Giles previously served as assistant to the chairman and Senior Vice President of Customer Service for DTE Energy and Vice President of Corporate Resources at MCN Energy Group, the former parent company of MichCon. Prior to joining MichCon in 1978, she was employed with the Automobile Club of Michigan, Chrysler Corporation and Connecticut General Life Insurance Co.
Her professional affiliations include the Detroit, State of Michigan and Wolverine bar associations; Inforum, Leadership Detroit Alumni Association, Junior League of Detroit's Community Advisory Council, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; and The Links, Inc. She serves on both the local and national board of directors of the American Association of Blacks in Energy. Her current board service includes the Music Hall, Wayne State Alumni Association, Habitat for Humanity of Detroit, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Knoxville College, and the DTE Energy Foundation. She is the former Vice President of the Detroit School Board.
Hayes Giles has received numerous awards and honors. Most recently, she was honored by the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion as a 2012 Humanitarian for her efforts in the community to build relationships that create social justice. She earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Knoxville College. She also earned a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Detroit and a law degree from Wayne State University Law School.
Hayes Giles was appointed to the HAP Board in 2011.