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Stephen P. Cortinovis
Director since 1997

Mr. Cortinovis has been a co-owner of Lasco Foods, Inc., a privately-held food services industry manufacturer and distributor, since 2005. He was a partner in Bridley Capital Partners from 2001 until 2007. Previously, he was President - Europe of Emerson Electric Co. from 1995 until 2001 and held various other executive positions at Emerson Electric Co. from 1977 to 1995. Mr. Cortinovis also serves on the Boards of Directors of Plexus Corp., a publicly-held company, and Lasco Foods, Inc.

Chair of our Strategic Planning and Finance Committee and member of our Compensation Committee.

 

   
Stephanie A. Cuskley
Director since 2005

Ms. Cuskley has served since late 2015 as the Chief Executive Officer of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, which aspires to improve lives by supporting exceptional efforts in the U.S. and around the world in health, select place-based initiatives, education and human services. Previously, from 2009 until late 2015, she was Chief Executive Officer of NPower, a national nonprofit mobilizing the tech community and providing individuals, nonprofits and schools opportunities to build tech skills and achieve their potential. Prior to NPower, Ms. Cuskley was an investment banker, most recently with JP Morgan Chase.

Member of our Audit Committee and Chair of our Compensation Committee.

   
Rhonda Germany Ballintyn
Director since 2017

Ms. Germany Ballintyn served as Corporate Vice President, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) from November 2002 until her retirement from Honeywell on March 31, 2017.

Prior to Honeywell, Ms. Germany Ballintyn was with Booz, Allen & Hamilton, where she served as Vice President, Partner, Board Member and Member of the Board’s Personnel Committee.   Prior to Booz, Allen & Hamilton, she ran an independent consulting firm specializing in strategic planning.  She also has held management positions at Chem Systems Inc. and Union Carbide. 

Member of the Strategic Planning & Finance Committee and Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee.

   
Charles R. Gordon
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gordon is currently our Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, Mr. Gordon served in the position of Chief Executive Officer of Natural Systems Utilities, LLC, a distributed water infrastructure company. Prior to Natural Systems Utilities, Mr. Gordon was President and Chief Operating Officer of Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc. (a holding company formerly known as Heckmann Corporation that buys and builds companies in the water sector) from November 2010 until his resignation in October 2013. Mr. Gordon was President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Water Technologies (a business unit of Siemens AG, a world leader in products, systems and services for water and wastewater treatment for industrial, institutional and municipal customers) from 2008 to 2010. Previously, Mr. Gordon served as Executive Vice President of the Siemens Water & Wastewater Systems Group from 2005 to 2008 and as Executive Vice President of the Siemens Water & Wastewater Services and Products Group from 2003 to 2005. His past experience also includes various management positions with US Filter Corporation and Arrowhead Industrial Water, prior to the acquisition of US Filter Corporation by the Siemens family of companies in 2004. Mr. Gordon also serves on the Board of Directors of The Regional Learning Center based in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. Mr. Gordon previously served as a director of the Siemens Foundation until his departure from Siemens Water Technologies in November 2010.

Member of our Strategic Planning and Finance Committee.

     
Walter J. Galvin
Director since 2014

Mr. Galvin retired from Emerson Electric Co. (“Emerson Electric”), an electrical and electronic manufacturer, in 2013 after having served as Vice Chairman from October 2009 to February 2013. He served as Emerson Electric’s Chief Financial Officer from 1993 until February 2010 and served as a management member of Emerson Electric’s Board of Directors from 2000 to February 2013. After retiring, Mr. Galvin served as a consultant to Emerson Electric, from February 2013 to September 2015. Mr. Galvin currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Ameren Corporation, a publicly-held company, Alpha Packaging, a privately-held company, Mold-Rite Plastics, a privately-held company, and as a senior advisor to Irving Place Capital, a private equity firm.

Chair of our Audit Committee and member of our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.

   
Juanita H. Hinshaw
Director since 2000

Ms. Hinshaw has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of H & H Advisors, a financial advisory company, since 2005. Previously, she was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Graybar Electric Company, Inc., an electrical and communications distributor, from 2000 to 2005. Her past experience also includes various management positions with Monsanto Company, an agricultural company. Ms. Hinshaw serves on the Boards of Directors for the Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired, a nonprofit organization, and Nine Network of Public Media, a nonprofit public media organization.

Member of our Compensation Committee and member of our Audit Committee.

   
M. Richard Smith
Director Since 2009

Mr. Smith served as a Senior Vice President of Bechtel Corporation, a provider of engineering, construction and project management services in the energy, transportation, communications, mining and oil and gas industries, and President of its Fossil Power business unit from October 2005 until his retirement in December 2007. From 2008 until December 2016, Mr. Smith served as a consultant to, and on the Board of Directors of, Sithe Global Power, LLC, an international power development company. Mr. Smith served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of SkyFuel, Inc., a solar thermal power technology and service provider, from February through June 2010 and as a member of its Board of Directors through December 2011. Mr. Smith also previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Intergen NV, a global power generation firm, and in various management positions at affiliated Bechtel companies and at PG&E Corporation. Mr. Smith serves on the Board of Directors of McGrath Rentcorp, a publicly-held company, and previously served as a director of USEC Inc. from January 2011 to September 2014 and as Chairman of the Board of Evergreen Energy Inc. from 2009 through May 2010.

Chair of our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and member of our Strategic Planning and Finance Committee.

   
Alfred L. Woods
Chairman since 2003
Director since 1997

Mr. Woods has served as Chairman of our Board of Directors since 2003. Before he retired, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Woods Group, LLC, a management consulting company, since before 2001. Prior thereto, Mr. Woods served in various executive positions, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, at a number of public and private companies.

Ex officio member of all standing Board Committees.

       
Phillip D. Wright
Director Since 2011

Mr. Wright’s career has spanned 35 years in the oil, natural gas and petrochemical sectors. Key roles he has held include: President and Chief Executive Officer, Williams Energy Services LLC, a production, midstream, refining, transportation & storage, and marketing enterprise, from October 2001 to November 2002; Senior Vice President and Chief Restructuring Officer, The Williams Companies, Inc., an integrated natural gas company, from November 2002 to January 2005; President, Williams Gas Pipeline Company, a gas pipeline subsidiary of The Williams Companies, Inc., from January 2005 to February 2011; and Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of The Williams Companies, Inc. from February 2011 until his retirement on April 1, 2012. Prior to joining Williams, Mr. Wright worked for 13 years for Conoco Inc., where he had roles in operations, engineering and commercial management. Mr. Wright is a former director and chairman of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America and a former Chairman of the Association of Oil Pipelines of America. He also is the former First Vice Chairman of the Southern Gas Association.

Member of our Compensation Committee and our Strategic Planning and Finance Committee.

   
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