John H. Robinson has served as chair of Hamilton Ventures, LLC, a consulting and investment company in Kansas City, Missouri, since 2004. Mr. Robinson is an engineer with international experience as chairman of EPCglobal Ltd in Sheffield, England, from 2003 to 2004, and executive director of Amey Plc in London, England, from 2000 to 2002. He was managing partner and vice chair of Black & Veatch, Inc. from 1989 to 2000. He serves on the board of directors of Olsson Associates, Alliance Resources MLP, and Coeur Mining. Mr. Robinson’s involvement in and knowledge of financial management, project development, and organizational management, as indicated by his background, support his qualifications to serve as an Independent Director on our Board of Directors. He currently serves as chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.