Wilmington attorney, Norman Griffiths, has been sworn in to the Delaware State University Board of Trustees. Griffith was appointed by Governor John Carney to fill the seat vacated by David Turner, whose term ended on January 26th.
Mr. Griffiths served for 32 years as an in-house legal counsel for DuPont, retiring in June
2015. While advising DuPont officials and their clients on numerous areas of law, he also
served 20 years (1992-2012) on the Wilmington City Council – 16 years as an elected
councilman and four years as the council president. During that period, he served as the
chair of the council’s Finance, Public Safety and Cable Communications committees.
The new DSU trustee brings abundant board experience with him. He has served on the
boards of Delaware Technical and Community College, the Riverfront Development
Corporation, Wilmington Downtown Visions, Christiana Care Health Systems,
Wilmington Economic Development Corp., and others.
He currently serves on the boards of Village of St. John, Inc., Salesianum High School,
Delaware Solid Waste Authority, Westside Family Healthcare, Inc., and on the
Governance Committee of Christiana Health Care.
Mr. Griffiths earned a 1980 Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from American
University and a 1983 Juris Doctorate from Catholic University, Columbus School of
Law, both schools in Washington, D.C. He currently is a member in good standing in the
District of Columbia Bar.