As a part of DTE’s mission to be a force for good in the communities, the company supports employees’ passion to give back by volunteering at nonprofits.

Energy Impact Award Winner Kevin with Nancy Moody, Heather Rivard and Tomara Nolen.


In 2019, over 5,600 employees contributed more than 101,000 hours to serve 1,335 nonprofit organizations in Michigan. While these numbers are impressive, the impact is immeasurable. Last year, DTE employees and teams did an outstanding job sharing their time and talents with nonprofits. To honor these employees the Care Force team celebrated the following winners at the annual volunteerism recognition event: 
  • Energy Impact Award Employee – Kevin Stallard
  • Energy Impact Award Retiree – Debra Galik
  • Ignite the Spark Award – Ann Buffa
  • DTE Care Force All Star Award – % Participation: Business Planning & Development
  • DTE Care Force All Star Award – Most Hours Logged: Information Technology 
  • Executive Challenge – Generation Optimization
  • DTE Care Force Champion Award – Audit Services
“Each year, we ask you and your teams to make time to give back and live out our aspiration to be a force for good. Every year, you surpass our expectations,” said Nancy Moody, vice president, Public Affairs. “The hard work, time and dedication that our award-winning groups put into making our communities better doesn’t go unnoticed. It inspires others to action and creates lasting impact that transforms lives. We couldn’t be more proud of our award winners.”