Dora Parks

Dora Parks has been in the damage prevention business for 29 years with One Call Concepts, Inc. Moving from thirteen years of contract locating to the Miss Utility call center servicing Maryland, Delaware and District of Columbia. Dora held the position of General Manager for the Maryland, District of Columbia, New Jersey and Delmarva service territories. Since 2011, Dora has worked in client relations, damage prevention and marketing. In this capacity, Dora serves as a liaison to thousands of contractors and utility owners in the Maryland, Delaware and District of Columbia promoting and supporting them in damage prevention and safety initiatives.
Dora serves on various committees both locally and nationally in the position of chairperson, secretary, administrator and member to include, Damage Prevention & Safety monthly meetings, Maryland and DC law, Miss Utility Awards (locators and excavators), the Greater Chesapeake Damage Prevention Training Committee, NUCA of DC, PWCA, UCA of AA and WSMPA. Dora serves on two Boards; the MD/DC Subscribers and was elected as the first women to be nominated and elected to serve on the AUC’s Board of Directors in 2018. Dora’s passion is training, sharing the 811 message and working with children.
Dora is a Maryland resident, married for 47 years and has two beautiful grandchildren in Burlington, VT.

Dora has articles in the following magazines:
2017 Q5 Issue

Public Awareness – Miss Utility Recognizes Locate Technicians in 17th Annual Locator Achievement Awards

MISS UTILITY of Maryland/District One Call recently recognized 60 outstanding locate technicians for their dedication to damage prevention and exemplary performance with zero safety violations in 2019 through the 17th Annual Locator Achievement Awards. Typically, award recipients are recognized during a celebration at a minor league baseball game, but as holding the traditional celebration was …

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MISS UTILITY’S DIG SMART AWARDS

Miss Utility Recognizes Outstanding Contractors in Maryland and Washington, D.C. Miss Utility of Maryland/District One Call recently recognized the winners of the 2019-2020 Dig Smart Awards. Miss Utility’s annual Dig Smart Awards was established more than 20 years ago to promote underground utility safety and recognize contractors who steadily work toward damage prevention. The award …

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2017 Greater Chesapeake Damage Prevention Training Conference Recap

For the ninth year, hundreds of facility operators, locators, excavators, regulators, engineers and other professionals who work near underground facilities gathered in Ocean City, Maryland for the 2017 Greater Chesapeake Damage Prevention Training Conference. The sold-out event, hosted by title  sponsors Miss Utility of Maryland and Washington, D.C., and Miss Utility of  Delmarva, took place …

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