Gregory L. Ebel, a director of our company, is president and chief executive officer of Spectra Energy Corp. He previously served as Spectra Energy’s chief financial officer. Mr. Ebel has also served as president of Union Gas, Spectra Energy's major Canadian natural gas utility company. Mr. Ebel served as vice president of investor and shareholder relations of Duke Energy in Charlotte, N.C., from November 2002 until 2005. He joined Duke Energy as managing director of mergers and acquisitions in March 2002 as a result of the company's acquisition of Westcoast Energy where he served as vice president of strategic development. In 1998, he was advisor to the executive director of the World Bank Group in Washington, D.C. From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Ebel worked for the government of Canada, holding positions as chief of staff to the minister of finance and deputy prime minister of Canada and as senior advisor on privatization. Additionally, he serves as a member of the board of Union Gas Limited and the Spectra Energy Income Fund (TSE: DET.UN). He is also a member of the board and vice-chair of the Canadian Gas Association. Mr. Ebel is a member of the Compensation Committee.