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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Kinder

71 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board

Steven Kean

54 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kimberly Dang

46 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

David DeVeau

51 2013 Vice President, General Counsel

Lisa Shorb

57 2014 Vice President - Human Resources, Information Technology and Administration

Ian Anderson

58 2014 Vice President, President, Canda

Jesse Arenivas

42 2014 Vice President, President - CO2

Thomas Martin

54 2012 Vice President, President - Natural Gas Pipelines

Ronald McClain

63 2014 Vice President, President, Products Pipelines

Dax Sanders

41 2013 Vice President - Corporate Development

John Schlosser

53 2014 Vice President, President - Terminals

Michael Morgan

48 2011 Lead Independent Director

Charles Shaper

47 2013 Director

Ted Gardner

58 2014 Independent Director

Anthony Hall

71 2012 Independent Director

Gary Hultquist

72 2014 Independent Director

Ronald Kuehn

80 2014 Independent Director

Deborah Macdonald

64 2011 Independent Director

Arthur Reichstetter

69 2014 Independent Director

Fayez Sarofim

87 2011 Independent Director

William Smith

53 2014 Independent Director

Joel Staff

72 2011 Independent Director

Robert Vagt

69 2012 Independent Director

Perry Waughtal

80 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Kinder

Mr. Richard D. Kinder has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of Company., effective June 1, 2015. Mr. Kinder is Director and Executive Chairman of KMI. He served as Chief Manager, and as a member of the Board of Managers, of Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC from May 2007 until February 2011, and continued in the role of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KMI upon its conversion until he became Executive Chairman in June 2015. He was elected Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KMI's predecessor in October 1999. Mr. Kinder served as Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KMR from February 2001 until November 2014. He has served as Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. since February 1997. He served as a Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of El Paso Pipeline GP company, L.L.C. from May 2012 until January 1, 2015. Mr. Kinder's prior experience as Chief Executive Officer of KMI, KMR, Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. and of El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C., provide him with a familiarity with our strategy, operations and finances that can be matched by no one else. In addition, we believe that with Mr. Kinder's significant equity ownership in us, his economic interests are aligned with those of our other equity investors.

Steven Kean

Mr. Steven J. Kean is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Company., effective June 1, 2015. He is Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of KMI and has served in that role since June 2015. From March 2013 until June 2015, he was President and Chief Operating Officer. He served as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Managers of Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC from May 2007 until February 2011, and continued in the role of Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of KMI upon its conversion. Mr. Kean served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of KMI's predecessor from January 2006 until June 2007. He also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of KMR and Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. from January 2006 until March 2013, when he became President, Chief Operating Officer and Director, and he continued in that role with KMR until November 2014 and still serves in that role with Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. Mr. Kean also served as President, Natural Gas Pipelines of KMR and Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. from July 2008 to November 2009. He served as Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C. from May 2012 until March 2013, when he became Director, President and Chief Operating Officer, and he served in that role until January 1, 2015. He has served in various management roles for the Kinder Morgan companies since 2002. Mr. Kean received his Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa in May 1985 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Iowa State University in May 1982.

Kimberly Dang

Mrs. Kimberly A. Dang is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KMI. She is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KMI. She served as Chief Financial Officer of Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC from May 2007 until February 2011, and continued in the role of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KMI upon its conversion. Ms. Dang served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KMI's predecessor from May 2005 until June 2007. She served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KMR from May 2005 until November 2014. She has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. since 2005. She served as Vice President, Investor Relations of KMR, Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. and the predecessors of KMI from July 2002 until January 2009. She has served in various management roles for the Kinder Morgan companies since 2001. Ms. Dang received a Masters in Business Administration degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Texas A&M University.

David DeVeau

Mr. David R. DeVeau is Vice President and General Counsel of KMI and has served in his current position since March 2013. Mr. DeVeau is Vice President and General Counsel of KMI and has served in his current position since March 2013. Mr. DeVeau has served as Vice President and General Counsel of Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. since March 2013. He served as Vice President and General Counsel of KMR from March 2013 until November 2014 and of El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C. from March 2013 until January 2015. Mr. DeVeau joined Kinder Morgan in 2001 and served as Deputy General Counsel from 2006 to March 2013. Mr. DeVeau received a J.D. degree from The Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University, and a bachelor's degree, cum laude, in political science from Norwich University.

Lisa Shorb

Ms. Lisa M. Shorb serves as Vice President - Human Resources, Information Technology and Administration of Kinder Morgan Inc. She is Vice President, Human Resources, Information Technology and Administration of KMI and has served in her current role since January 2014. Ms. Shorb served as Vice President of Procurement and Administration for the Kinder Morgan companies from June 2002 until January 2014. Ms. Shorb joined Kinder Morgan over 30 years ago and prior to 2002 served in various roles in the commercial and gas measurement areas. Ms. Shorb received a Master of Science degree in Geology from Duke University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Dayton.

Ian Anderson

Mr. Ian D. Anderson was elected Vice President, President, Kinder Morgan Canada of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Anderson was elected Vice President (President, Kinder Morgan Canada) of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Anderson has served as President of Kinder Morgan Canada Inc. since 2005. Previously, Mr. Anderson served in various leadership roles with Terasen, Inc., including Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller and Vice President, Finance and Corporate Services of Terasen Pipelines Inc. Mr. Anderson is a Certified Management Accountant and a graduate of the University of Michigan Executive Program.

Jesse Arenivas

Mr. Jesse Arenivas was elected Vice President, President, CO2 of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Arenivas was elected Vice President (President, CO2) of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Arenivas joined Kinder Morgan in 2003 and has served in various financial, accounting, and business development roles, including Vice President of Finance and Accounting for our CO2 business segment. Mr. Arenivas holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas, Permian Basin and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.

Thomas Martin

Mr. Thomas A. Martin is Vice President, President - Natural Gas Pipelines of Kinder Morgan, Inc. Mr. Martin is Vice President (President, Natural Gas Pipelines) of KMI and has served in his current role since 2012. Mr. Martin has served as Vice President (President, Natural Gas Pipelines) of Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. since November 2009. Mr. Martin served as Vice President (President, Natural Gas Pipelines) of KMR from November 2009 until November 2014. He also served as a director and as Vice President (President, Natural Gas Pipelines) of El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C. from May 2012 until November 2014. Mr. Martin served as President, Texas Intrastate Pipeline Group from May 2005 until November 2009 and has served in various management roles for the Kinder Morgan companies since 2003. Mr. Martin received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University.

Ronald McClain

Mr. Ronald G. McClain was elected Vice President, President, Products Pipelines of KMI in December 2014. Mr. McClain was elected Vice President (President, Products Pipelines) of KMI in December 2014. Mr. McClain has served as Vice President (President, Products Pipelines) of Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. since March 2013. He served as Vice President (President, Products Pipelines) of KMR from March 2013 until November 2014. Mr. McClain served as Vice President of operations and engineering for Kinder Morgan's Products Pipelines group from 2005 to March 2013. Mr. McClain joined Kinder Morgan over 30 years ago and, prior to 2005, held various operations and engineering positions in Kinder Morgan's Products Pipelines and Natural Gas Pipelines groups. Mr. McClain holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Aurora University.

Dax Sanders

Mr. Dax A. Sanders serves as Vice President - Corporate Development of Kinder Morgan Inc. Mr. Sanders is Vice President, Corporate Development of KMI and has served in his current role since March 2013. Mr. Sanders has served as Vice President, Corporate Development of Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. since March 2013. He served as Vice President, Corporate Development of KMR from March 2013 until November 2014 and of El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C. from March 2013 until January 2015. From 2009 until March 2013, he was a Vice President within Kinder Morgan's Corporate Development group. From 2006 until 2009, Mr. Sanders was Vice President of Finance for Kinder Morgan Canada. Mr. Sanders joined Kinder Morgan in 2000, and from 2000 to 2006 served in various finance and business development roles within the Corporate Development, Investor Relations, Natural Gas Pipelines and Products Pipelines groups, with the exception of a two-year period while he attended business school. Mr. Sanders holds a master's degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School and a master's and a bachelor's degree in accounting from Texas A&M University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.

John Schlosser

Mr. John W. Schlosser was elected Vice President, President - Terminals of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Schlosser was elected Vice President (President, Terminals) of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Schlosser has served as Vice President (President, Terminals) of Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. since March 2013. He served as Vice President (President, Terminals) of KMR from March 2013 until November 2014. Mr. Schlosser was named Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Kinder Morgan's Terminals group in 2010. He previously served as Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Kinder Morgan's Terminals group since he joined Kinder Morgan in 2001 in connection with Kinder Morgan's purchase of the U.S. pipeline and terminal assets of the GATX Corporation, where he served as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Schlosser has more than 27 years of experience in commodity transportation and logistics, business development and sales, sales management and operations. Mr. Schlosser holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Michael Morgan

Mr. Michael C. Morgan is Lead Independent Director of Kinder Morgan Inc. Mr. Morgan served as a Manager of Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC from May 2007 until February 2011, and continued in the role of director of KMI upon its conversion. From 2003 until May 2007, Mr. Morgan served as a director of the predecessor of KMI. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Triangle Peak Partners, LP, a registered investment adviser and fund manager, since April 2008. He also has been President of Portcullis Partners, L.P., a private investment partnership, since October 2004. Mr. Morgan has been a director of Sunnova Energy Corp. since October 2015 and a director of Lytx, Inc. since July 2009 and was a director of Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company and Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund, Inc. from May 2007 until March 2008. Mr. Morgan was President of KMI, KMR and KMGP from July 2001 to July 2004. Mr. Morgan served as Vice President-Strategy and Investor Relations of KMR from February 2001 to July 2001. He served as Vice President-Strategy and Investor Relations of KMI and KMGP from January 2000 to July 2001. He served as Vice President, Corporate Development of KMGP from February 1997 to January 2000. Mr. Morgan was Vice President, Corporate Development of KMI from October 1999 to January 2000. Mr. Morgan received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts from Stanford University. As a result of Mr. Morgan's prior service as a director of KMI, he possesses a familiarity with our business operations, financial strategy and organizational structure which enhance his contributions to our Board.

Charles Shaper

Mr. Charles Park Shaper is Director of Kinder Morgan Inc. Mr. Shaper served in various management roles for the Kinder Morgan companies beginning in 2000 until his retirement in March 2013. He was a Director of KMR and KMGP from January 2003 until March 2013 and President of KMR and KMGP from May 2005 until March 2013. He served as President of the predecessor of KMI from May 2005 until May 2007. He also served as President, and as a member of the Board of Managers, of Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC from May 2007 until February 2011, and continued in the role of director and President of KMI upon its conversion. From May 2012 until March 2013, he was a director and President of the general partner of EPB. He received a Masters of Business Administration degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Shaper also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Quantitative Economics from Stanford University. Mr. Shaper is also a trust manager of Weingarten Realty Investors. Mr. Shaper's experience as our President, as well as his experience as an executive officer of various Kinder Morgan entities, provide him valuable management and operational expertise and intimate knowledge of our business operations, finances and strategy.

Ted Gardner

Mr. Ted A. Gardner was elected as an Independent director of KMI effective December 5, 2014. Mr. Gardner was elected director of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Gardner served as director of KMR and Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. from July 2011 until November 2014. Since June 2005, Mr. Gardner has been a Managing Partner of Silverhawk Capital Partners in Charlotte, North Carolina. Formerly, he was a director of the predecessor of KMI from 1999 to 2007, was a director of Encore Acquisition Company from 2001 to 2010 and Athlon Energy Inc. from August 2013 to November 2014. Mr. Gardner also served as Managing Partner of Wachovia Capital Partners and was a Senior Vice President of Wachovia Corporation from 1990 to June 2003. He is currently a director of Summit Materials Holdings and Spartan Energy Partners. We believe Mr. Gardner's prior management, business and leadership experience, and his previous board experience with KMI, provides us with the perspectives and judgment important to guiding our business strategies, thereby qualifying him to serve as a director.

Anthony Hall

Mr. Anthony W. Hall, Jr., is an Independent Director of Kinder Morgan, Inc., since May 25, 2012. Mr. Hall was elected as a director of KMI in May 2012. Previously, he served as a director of El Paso Corporation from 2001 until the closing of our acquisition of El Paso Corporation in May 2012. Mr. Hall has been engaged in the private practice of law since February 2010. He previously served as Chief Administrative Officer of the City of Houston from January 2004 to February 2010. Mr. Hall served as the City Attorney for the City of Houston from March 1998 to January 2004. Prior to March 1998, Mr. Hall was a partner in the Houston law firm of Jackson Walker, LLP. Mr. Hall is the immediate past Chairman of the Houston Endowment Inc. and continues to serve on its board of directors. He is also Chairman of the Boulé Foundation. Mr. Hall's extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, and his affiliations with many different business and philanthropic organizations, provides our Board with important insight from many perspectives. Mr. Hall's 30 years of legal experience provides the Board with valuable guidance on governance issues and initiatives. As an African American, Mr. Hall also brings a diversity of experience and perspective that is welcomed by our Board.

Gary Hultquist

Mr. Gary L. Hultquist was elected as an Independent director of KMI effective December 5, 2014. Gary L. Hultquist was elected director of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Hultquist served as director of KMR and Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. until November 2014. He was elected director of Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. in October 1999, and of KMR upon its formation in February 2001. Mr. Hultquist has been a Managing Director of Viant Group, LLC, an investment banking firm specializing in energy and technology, since March 2013, and has served on the board of directors of Resolute Energy Corporation since February 2014. From December 2009 until February 2013, Mr. Hultquist was a Principal of NewCap Partners Inc., a FINRA-registered broker-dealer and investment bank, specializing in technology, mergers and acquisitions, and from 1995 until 2007, Mr. Hultquist was the Managing Director of Hultquist Capital, LLC, a San Francisco-based strategic and merger advisory firm. He also served as member of the board of directors and chair of the audit committee of NASDAQ-listed OnTrack Systems, Inc., from 1995 to 1997, including at its initial public offering and its subsequent merger with Lam Research Corporation. Mr. Hultquist has over 20 years of experience as an investment banker and over 15 years' experience practicing law. This combination of experience provides him an understanding of the business and legal risks applicable to us.

Ronald Kuehn

Mr. Ronald L. Kuehn was elected as an Independent director of KMI effective December 5, 2014. Mr. Kuehn was elected director of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Kuehn served as a director of El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C. from August 2007 until November 2014, and served as Chairman from August 2007 to May 2012. Mr. Kuehn served as Chairman of the board of directors of El Paso Corporation from March 2003 to May 2009 and Interim Chief Executive Officer from March 2003 to September 2003. From September 2002 to March 2003, Mr. Kuehn served as Lead Director of El Paso. From January 2001 to March 2003, he was a business consultant. Mr. Kuehn served as non-executive Chairman of the Board of El Paso from October 1999 to December 2000. Mr. Kuehn previously served as Chairman of the Board of Sonat Inc. from April 1986 and President and Chief Executive Officer from June 1984 until his retirement in October 1999. Mr. Kuehn formerly served on the Boards of Directors of Praxair, Inc. until 2008, Dun & Bradstreet Corporation until 2007 and Regions Financial Corporation until 2007. His knowledge and understanding of our industry provides the board with valuable strategic insight. Mr. Kuehn's prior service on the boards of other publicly traded companies in our industry, including his service as Chairman of El Paso Corporation and as its interim CEO, provides valuable experience which he can draw upon as a member of our Board.

Deborah Macdonald

Ms. Deborah A. Macdonald is an Independent Director of Kinder Morgan, Inc., since April 2011. For the past five years, Ms. Macdonald has served on the boards of several private charitable organizations and the board of a closely held for-profit limited liability company. Ms. Macdonald served as Vice President (President, Natural Gas Pipelines) of KMI, KMR and KMGP from June 2002 until September 2005 and served as President of NGPL from October 1999 until March 2003. Ms. Macdonald received her Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Creighton University in May 1980 and received a Bachelors degree, magna cum laude, from Creighton University in December 1972. As a result of Ms. Macdonald's prior service as an executive officer of KMI, she possesses a familiarity with our business operations, financial strategy and organizational structure which enhance her contributions to our Board. As our only female director, Ms. Macdonald also provides a diversity of perspective that is important to our Board.

Arthur Reichstetter

Mr. Arthur C. Reichstetter was elected as an Independent director of KMI effective December 5, 2014. Mr. Reichstetter was elected director of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Reichstetter served as a director of El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C. from November 2007 until November 2014. He has been a private investment manager since 2007. Mr. Reichstetter served as Managing Director of Lazard Freres from April 2002 until his retirement in June 2007. From February 1998 to January 2002, Mr. Reichstetter was a Managing Director with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, formerly Wasserstein Parella & Co. Mr. Reichstetter was a Managing Director with Merrill Lynch from March 1993 until his retirement in February 1996. Prior to that time, Mr. Reichstetter worked as an investment banker in various positions at The First Boston Corporation from 1974 until 1993, becoming a managing director with that company in 1982. Mr. Reichstetter brings to the board extensive experience in investment management and capital markets, as highlighted by his years of service at Lazard Freres, Dresdner Klienwort Wasserstein, Merrill Lynch and The First Boston Corporation. His leadership, together with technical expertise and extensive financial acumen provide our Board with necessary strategic insight and experience.

Fayez Sarofim

Mr. Fayez Sarofim is an Independent Director of Kinder Morgan Inc. Mr. Sarofim served as a Manager of Kinder Morgan Holdco LLC from May 2007 until February 2011, and continued in the role of director of KMI upon its conversion. From 1999 until May 2007, Mr. Sarofim served as a director of the predecessor of KMI. He has been Chairman of the Board of Fayez Sarofim & Co., a registered investment advisor, for more than five years. Over the past five years, Mr. Sarofim has served as a director of Unitrin, Inc. and Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. As a result of Mr. Sarofim's investment experience and his prior service as a director of KMI, he possesses a familiarity with our business operations, financial strategy and organizational structure which enhance his contributions to our Board. As a Coptic Egyptian-American, Mr. Sarofim also brings an important diversity of perspective to our Board.

William Smith

Mr. William A. Smith was elected as an Independent director of KMI effective December 5, 2014. Mr. Smith was elected director of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Smith served as Director of El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C. from May 2008 to November 2014. From 2003 until his retirement as an active partner in 2012, Mr. Smith was a partner in Galway Group, L.P., an investment banking/energy advisory firm headquartered in Houston, Texas. In 2002, Mr. Smith retired from El Paso Corporation, where he was an Executive Vice President and Chairman of El Paso Merchant Energy's Global Gas Group. Mr. Smith had a 29 year career with Sonat Inc. prior to its merger with El Paso in 1999. At the time of the merger, Mr. Smith was Executive Vice President and General Counsel. He previously served as Chairman and President of Southern Natural Gas Company and as Vice Chairman of Sonat Exploration Company. Mr. Smith served as a director of Eagle Rock Energy G&P LLC from 2004 until the sale of that company in 2015. He also served as lead director and as chairman of that company's compensation committee. Mr. Smith previously served on the Board of Directors of Maritrans Inc. until 2006. With over 40 years of experience in the energy industry, Mr. Smith brings to the board a wealth of knowledge and understanding of our industry, including valuable legal and business expertise. His experience as an executive and attorney provides the board with an important skill set and perspective. In addition, his experience on the board of directors of other domestic and international energy companies further augments his knowledge and experience.

Joel Staff

Mr. Joel V. Staff is an Independent Director of Kinder Morgan, Inc., since April 2011. Since May 2007, Mr. Staff was elected as a Director in April 2011. Since May 2007, Mr. Staff has acted as a private investor. Mr. Staff was Chief Executive Officer of Reliant Energy, Inc. from April 2003 until his retirement in May 2007. He also served as Reliant Energy, Inc.'s Chairman of the Board from April 2003 to October 2008 and Executive Chairman of the Board from October 2008 until his retirement from the board in June 2009. Mr. Staff was a director of Ensco International Incorporated between May 2002 and May 2008. Mr. Staff's experience as a senior executive in the energy industry provide him with an understanding of issues we encounter, which enhance his contributions to our Board.

Robert Vagt

Mr. Robert F. Vagt is an Independent Director of Kinder Morgan, Inc., since May 25, 2012. Mr. Vagt was elected as a director of KMI in May 2012. Mr. Vagt served as a director of El Paso Corporation from 2005 until we acquired it in May 2012. Mr. Vagt served as President of The Heinz Endowments from January 2008 through January 2014. Prior to that time, he served as President of Davidson College from July 1997 to August 2007. Mr. Vagt served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Seagull Energy Corporation from 1996 to 1997. From 1992 to 1996, he served as President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Natural Resources. Mr. Vagt served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Adobe Resources Corporation from 1989 to 1992. Prior to 1989, he served in various positions with Adobe Resources Corporation and its predecessor entities. In January 2014, Mr. Vagt was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rice Energy Inc. Mr. Vagt's professional background in both the public and private sectors make him an important advisor and member of our Board. Mr. Vagt brings to our Board operations and management expertise in both the public and private sectors. In addition, Mr. Vagt provides our Board with a welcomed diversity of perspective gained from service as an executive officer of multiple energy companies, the president of a major charitable foundation, and the president of an independent liberal arts college.

Perry Waughtal

Mr. Perry M. Waughtal was elected as an Independent director of KMI effective December 5, 2014. Mr. Waughtal was elected director of KMI in December 2014. Mr. Waughtal served as a director of KMR and Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. until November 2014. He was elected director of Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc. in April 2000, and of KMR upon its formation in February 2001. Since 1994, Mr. Waughtal has been the Chairman of Songy High Roads, LLC (formerly Songy Partners Limited), an Atlanta, Georgia based real estate investment company. Mr. Waughtal was elected as Chairman of the Board of Highland Resources, LLC, a family-owned real estate investment company, in October 2013. Mr. Waughtal was a director of HealthTronics, Inc. from 2004 to 2009. We believe Mr. Waughtal's 30 years of experience with Hines Interests Limited Partnership, a privately owned, international real estate firm, including as Vice Chairman of development and operations and Chief Financial Officer, and 15 years of experience as Chairman of Songy Partners Limited provide him with planning, management, finance and accounting experience with, and an understanding of, large organizations with capital-intensive projects analogous to the types in which we typically engage, thereby qualifying him to serve as a director.