Compensation, Nominating, Governance Committee


Chaired by Roger B. Porter, the Compensation/Nominating/Governance Committee has the responsibility, among other things, to: (1) establish the salary rate of officers and employees of the Company and its subsidiaries; (2) examine periodically the compensation structure of the Company; (3) supervise the welfare and pension plans and compensation plans of the Company; and (4) produce an annual report on executive compensation for inclusion in the Company's proxy statement in accordance with applicable rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission. It also has significant corporate governance responsibilities including, among other things, to: (a) review and determine the desirable balance of experience, qualifications and expertise among members of the Board; (b) review possible candidates for membership on the Board and recommend a slate of nominees for election as directors at each annual meeting of stockholders; (c) review the function and composition of the other committees of the Board and recommend membership on these committees; (d) review the qualifications of and recommend candidates for election as officers of the Company; and (e) develop, recommend to the Board of Directors for approval and, as appropriate, recommend to the Board of Directors revisions to Corporate Governance Principles applicable to the Company.