Roger Dyer earned his bachelor’s degree in 1971 with an emphasis in advertising, and joined American Electric Power in 1976. A long-time Corporate Communications Manager at American Electric Power, Dyer has been highly successful in virtually every facet of the public relations business. Dyer led AEP’s charitable contributions program, managed an award-winning newsletter and rose to become the corporate communications manager. He did public relations work for the Red Cross and he is a recipient of the American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal. While a member of the Alumni Advisory Board, he organized the School of Journalism and Mass Communications golf scramble, which raised thousands of dollars for the school’s faculty and students. After retiring from AEP in 2005, Dyer started his own energy policy consultancy. He is one of two AEP retirees who spearheaded restoration of PA-36-7, a World War II landing craft, and placement of the craft at Mott’s Military Museum in Groveport, Ohio. He is a founder of and volunteer with Honor Flight Columbus.