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Roy Cohee

Roy Cohee

Director

Mr. Roy Cohee has served as a director of the Company since 2001. Currently, Mr. Cohee is serving as the Lead Independent Director of the Board and is a member of the Compensation Committee. He has been with C & Y Transportation Co. since its inception in 1966 and has served as President since 1986. C & Y Transportation Co., based in Casper, Wyoming, is a privately-held company focused on the transportation and storage of oil field equipment and supplies throughout the Western U.S. and Canada. Mr. Cohee served in the Wyoming Legislature from 1999 through 2010 in a variety of positions, including Chairman of House Revenue, House Transportation and Highways, Select Committee on Local Government Finance, Capital Finance and Investments, Majority Floor Leader and Speaker of the House. Mr. Cohee attended Casper College.

Mr. Cohee’s service as President of a private Wyoming business for more than 20 years provides him with valuable business, leadership and management experience. He also has an in-depth knowledge of the oil and gas industry, Wyoming business environment, and both the federal and Wyoming political environment.

Brent Hathaway

Brent Hathaway

Director

Mr. Hathaway was appointed a member of the Board of Directors of the Company in September 2008 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He currently serves as Dean of the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and previously served as Dean of the College Business at the University of Wyoming.

Mr. Hathaway was appointed a member of the Board of Directors of the Company in September 2008 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He currently serves as Dean of the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and previously served as Dean of the College Business at the University of Wyoming.

Mr. Hathaway was previously Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Aerospace Services (a $2.5 billion business unit of Honeywell International) and served as Director of Marketing, Agricultural Equipment, and President and General Manager for Concord Inc., (a Case Corporation business unit). Prior to Case Corporation, he served as Branch Manager and Regional General Manager over field sales, service, and support operations for a technology company, as well as consulting to that industry for 5 years.

Mr. Hathaway has a Bachelors degree from Utah State University, a Masters degree from Purdue University and a PhD from the University of Illinois.

Taylor Simonton

Taylor Simonton

Director

Mr. Simonton was appointed a member of the Board of Directors of the Company in October 2013, and currently serves as Audit Committee Chairman. Mr. Simonton spent 35 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”), including 23 years as an audit partner in the firm’s Accounting and Business Advisory Services practice before retiring in 2001. During his career at PwC, he served as the engagement partner on the audits of several energy companies, including Total Petroleum (North America ) Ltd., Hanover Petroleum Corporation, Amoco Columbia S.A. and Calvin Exploration, Inc. Mr. Simonton currently serves as lead director and audit committee chairman of Keating Capital, Inc. From 2005 to May 2013, Mr. Simonton served as a director of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. where he was audit committee chairman from 2005 to 2009. He also previously served on the board of directors of Fisher Imaging Corporation from 2003 to 2007 and as the audit committee chairman of Zynex Inc. through January 2014. Mr. Simonton is a director, past chairman, and past president of the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (“NACD”) and is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow, a credential held by less than 250 directors in the U.S. Mr. Simonton received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Tennessee and holds an active Certified Public Accountant license.