Executive Officers and Board of Directors

Executive Officers

John W. Somerhalder II
Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Officer

Kevin P. Madden*
Executive Vice President, External Affairs

Ralph Cleveland
Executive Vice President,
Engineering and Operations

Melanie M. Platt
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Andrew W. Evans
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer

Douglas N. Schantz
President, Sequent Energy Management, L.P.

Henry P. Linginfelter
Executive Vice President, Utility Operations

Paul R. Shlanta
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer


*In November 2008, Mr. Madden announced his retirement, effective March 1, 2009.

Board of Directors

Sandra N. Bane1,2
Retired partner, KPMG LLP
Pasadena, CA
Director since 2008

Thomas D. Bell, Jr. 2,4
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Cousins Properties, Incorporated
Atlanta, GA
Director since 2004

Charles R. Crisp 2,4
Former President, Chief Executive Officer
Coral Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company
Houston, TX
Director since 2003

Arthur E. Johnson 2*,3,4
Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategic Development
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Bethesda, MD
Director since 2002

Wyck A. Knox, Jr. 1,5
Former partner and chairman of the executive committee
Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP
Augusta, GA
Director since 1998

Dennis M. Love 1,3,5*
President and Chief Executive Officer
Printpack Inc.
Atlanta, GA
Director since 1999

Charles H. "Pete" McTier 1,5
Former President The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation, The Lettie Pate Evans Foundation and the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Atlanta, GA
Director since 2006

Dean R. O'Hare 1,5
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Chubb Corporation
Warren, NJ
Director since 2005

D. Raymond Riddle 3*,4,5
Lead Director
AGL Resources Inc.
Atlanta, GA
Director since 1978

James A. Rubright 2,3,4*
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Rock-Tenn Company
Norcross, GA
Director since 2001

John W. Somerhalder II 3,4
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
AGL Resources Inc.
Atlanta, GA
Director since 2006

Felker W. Ward, Jr. 1,5
Managing Member
Pinnacle Investment Advisors, LLC
Union City, GA
Director since 1988

Bettina M. Whyte 2,4
Chairman of the Advisory Board
Bridge Associates, LLC.
New York, NY
Director since 2004

Henry C. Wolf 1*,3,5
Former Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer Norfolk Southern Corporation Norfolk, VA
Director since 2004


* Committee Chair
1 Audit
2 Compensation and Management Development
3 Executive
4 Finance and Risk Management
5 Nominating, Governance and Corporate

All members of the Audit, Compensation and Management Development, and Nominating, Governance and Corporate

Responsibility committees are "independent" as defined under applicable rules and regulations.