People: National Fuel Gas Co (NFG.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Smith

60 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ronald Tanski

61 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Bauer

44 2010 Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer

Anna Cellino

60 2008 President of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation

John Pustulka

61 2010 President of National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation

Matthew Cabell

55 2010 Senior Vice President; President of Seneca Resources Corporation

James Ramsdell

58 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Safety Officer

Karen Camiolo

54 2004 PAO, Controller; Controller of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp & Supply Corp

Donna DeCarolis

54 2007 Vice President - Business Development

Paula Ciprich

53 2008 General Counsel, Secretary; Secretary of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation

Carl Carlotti

58 2008 Senior Vice President of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation

Robert Brady

73 Lead Independent Director

Philip Ackerman

70 2010 Independent Director

David Carroll

57 2012 Independent Director

R. Donald Cash

71 2003 Independent Director

Stephen Ewing

70 2007 Independent Director

Ronald Jibson

61 2014 Independent Director

Rolland Kidder

72 2002 Independent Director

Craig Matthews

71 2005 Independent Director

Jeffrey Shaw

55 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Smith

Mr. David F. Smith has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of National Fuel Gas Company., effective April 1, 2014. Mr. Smith has been Chairman of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (1), and National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (1) since March of 2008, and Chairman of Empire Pipeline, Inc. (1) and Seneca Resources Corporation (1) since April 2008. He served as the President from July 1999 to April 2005 and Senior Vice President from January 1993 to July 1999 of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (1). Mr. Smith was also President of Empire State Pipeline (1) from April 2005 through July 2008, and President or Chairman of various non-regulated subsidiaries of the Company. He is a Board member of the American Gas Association (“AGA”) (Executive Committee), American Gas Foundation, Gas Technology Institute (Executive Committee), the Business Council of New York State (Chairman and member of the Executive Committee), the Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (immediate past Chairman and member of the Executive Committee), the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School Dean’s Advisory Council and The Buffalo Sabres Foundation. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the State University of New York at Fredonia, as well as a Juris Doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law.

Ronald Tanski

Mr. Ronald J. Tanski is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of National Fuel Gas Co. Mr. Tanski has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since March 2013. Prior to that Mr. Tanski served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from July 2010 and as Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer from April 2004. Mr. Tanski was President of National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (2) from July 2008 to July 2010 and President of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (2) from February 2006 to July 2008. He was previously Treasurer of Distribution, Supply, Empire Pipeline, Inc. and National Fuel Resources, Inc. (2), as well as Senior Vice President of Distribution. Mr. Tanski also served in management roles at Seneca Resources Corporation (2), and other Company subsidiaries, including Empire Exploration, Inc. (merged into Seneca), and Horizon Energy Development, Inc. (sold in 2010). He is a Board Member of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA). Mr. Tanski holds a B.A. in biology and an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo, as well as a J.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law.

David Bauer

Mr. David P. Bauer is Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer of National Fuel Gas Co. He is Treasurer of Supply Corporation since June 2007; Treasurer of Empire since June 2007; and Assistant Treasurer of Distribution Corporation since April 2004.

Anna Cellino

Ms. Anna Marie Cellino is President of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp., a subsidiary of National Fuel Gas Co. Ms. Cellino previously served as Secretary of the Company from October 1995 through June 2008; Secretary of Distribution Corporation from September 1999 through June 2008; and Senior Vice President of Distribution Corporation from July 2001 through June 2008.

John Pustulka

Mr. John R. Pustulka is President of National Fuel Gas Supply Corp., a subsidiary of the National Fuel Gas Co. Mr. Pustulka previously served as Senior Vice President of Supply Corporation from July 2001 through June 2010.

Matthew Cabell

Mr. Matthew D. Cabell is Senior Vice President of National Fuel Gas Co., and President of Seneca Resources Corporation., a subsidiary of the Company. He is Senior Vice President of the Company since July 2010 and President of Seneca since December 2006. Prior to joining Seneca, Mr. Cabell served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Marubeni Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., an exploration and production company, from June 2003 to December 2006. Mr. Cabell’s prior employer is not a subsidiary or affiliate of the Company.

James Ramsdell

Mr. James D. Ramsdell is Senior Vice President, Chief Safety Officer of National Fuel Gas Co., since May 2011. Mr. Ramsdell previously served as Senior Vice President of Distribution Corporation from July 2001 to May 2011.

Karen Camiolo

Ms. Karen M. Camiolo is Principal Accounting Officer, Controller of National Fuel Gas Co., and Controller of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp., and Supply Corp., of the Company's subsidiary.

Donna DeCarolis

Ms. Donna L. DeCarolis is Vice President - Business Development of National Fuel Gas Co. Ms. DeCarolis previously served as President of NFR from January 2005 to October 2007 and as Secretary of NFR from March 2002 to October 2007.

Paula Ciprich

Ms. Paula M. Ciprich is General Counsel, Secretary of National Fuel Gas Co., and Secretary of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp., a subsidiary of the Company. Ms. Ciprich previously served as General Counsel of Distribution Corporation from February 1997 through February 2007 and as Assistant Secretary of Distribution Corporation from February 1997 through June 2008.

Carl Carlotti

Mr. Carl M. Carlotti is Senior Vice President of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, of National Fuel Gas Co. Mr. Carlotti previously served as Vice President of Distribution Corporation from October 1998 to January 2008.

Robert Brady

Mr. Robert T. Brady is Lead Independent Director of National Fuel Gas Co. He is the Executive Chairman of Moog Inc. (“Moog”), a worldwide designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision control components and systems. Mr. Brady was Chief Executive Officer of Moog from 1988 to December 1, 2011 and he has been a Moog Board member since 1984. He was President of Moog from 1988 until December 2010. He is also a Director of Astronics Corporation and M&T Bank Corporation and was a director of Seneca Foods Corporation until August 2011. Mr. Brady was named to the UB Council (State University of New York at Buffalo) in January of 2008, is a member of the Governor’s Regional Economic Development Council of Western New York and is also a member of the Board of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. Mr. Brady holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Harvard University School of Business Administration. He also served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He is the Lead Independent Director of the Company’s Board of Directors and, as such, chairs the regular executive sessions of non-management directors. He is also the designated contact for stockholders and other interested parties to communicate with the non-management directors on the Board.

Philip Ackerman

Mr. Philip C. Ackerman is Independent Director of National Fuel Gas Co. From October 1994 to March 2002, President of Seneca Resources Corporation (1) from June 1989 to October 1996, President of Horizon Energy Development, Inc. (1) from September 1995 to March 2008 and President of certain other non-regulated subsidiaries of the Company from prior to 1992 to March 2008. Mr. Ackerman is also currently a Director of Associated Electric and Gas Insurance Services Limited. Mr. Ackerman holds a B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard University.

David Carroll

Mr. David C. Carroll is Independent Director of National Fuel Gas Co. He joined GTI in 2001 as Vice President of Business Development. From 1996 to 2001, he worked for Praxair, Inc., serving as Director of Business Development from 1999 to 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Carroll held positions of increasing responsibility with Liquid Carbonic Industries, a subsidiary of Chicago Bridge & Iron, from 1994 to 1996, and Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. from 1980 to 1994. All of these companies are industrial gas producers and manufacturers. Mr. Carroll has served on the board of Versa Power Systems, Inc. since 2006. He is a member of the Society of Gas Lighting, and the Executives’ Club of Chicago. He is also Chairman of the steering committee for the 17th International Conference and Exhibition on Liquified Natural Gas in Houston (2013) and will become President of the International Gas Union as the United States prepares to host the 2018 World Gas Conference in Washington, D.C. Mr. Carroll earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, an MBA from Lehigh University, and has completed the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

R. Donald Cash

Mr. R. Donald Cash is Independent Director of National Fuel Gas Co. He has been Chairman Emeritus since May 2003, and a Board Director since May 1978, of Questar Corporation (“Questar”), an integrated natural gas company headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was Chairman of Questar from May 1985 to May 2003, Chief Executive Officer of Questar from May 1984 to May 2002 and President of Questar from May 1984 to February 1, 2001. Mr. Cash has been a Director of Zions Bancorporation since 1982, a Director of Associated Electric and Gas Insurance Services Limited since 1993 and is a Director of the Ranching Heritage Association. He was a Director of TODCO (The Offshore Drilling Company) from May 2004 to July 2007 and a former Trustee, until September 2002, of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the Olympic Winter Games of 2002. Mr. Cash holds a degree in Engineering from Texas Tech University.

Stephen Ewing

Mr. Stephen E. Ewing is Independent Director of National Fuel Gas Co. He was Vice Chairman of DTE Energy (“DTE”), a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide, from November 2005 to December 2006. Two of DTE’s subsidiaries are Detroit Edison, the nation’s 7th electric utility, and Michigan Consolidated Gas Co. (“MichCon”), the nation’s 10th natural gas local distribution company. Mr. Ewing also had responsibility for DTE’s exploration and production subsidiary (DTE Gas Resources) with operations in the Antrim and Barnett Shale. He was also at various times Group President, Gas Division, DTE, President and Chief Operating Officer of MCN Energy Group, Inc. (the then parent of MichCon and a company which had utility, pipeline and storage and exploration and production businesses) and President and Chief Executive Officer of MichCon, until it was acquired by DTE. Mr. Ewing has been a Director of CMS Energy since July 2009. He was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the AGA for 2006, a member of the National Petroleum Council, and Chairman of the Midwest Gas Association and the Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition. He is currently a Trustee and immediate past Chairman of the Board of The Skillman Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation focused on providing education for low-income children, Chairman of the Auto Club of Michigan and Vice Chairman of the Board of the Auto Club Group (AAA). Mr. Ewing holds a B.A. from DePauw University and an MBA from Michigan State University, and completed the Harvard Advanced Management Program.

Ronald Jibson

Mr. Ronald W. Jibson is Independent Director of the Company. He has been Chairman of the Board of Questar Corporation (“Questar”), since July 2012 and President and Chief Executive Officer since June 2010. He is also President and CEO of both Questar Gas Company (a natural gas utility) and Wexpro Company (an exploration and production subsidiary), and he is Chairman of Questar Pipeline Company. Mr. Jibson has been a director of Questar since 2010. Mr. Jibson has held various positions at Questar and its subsidiaries over his 33-year career, including Senior Vice President, Executive Vice President, General Manager of Operations and Director of Engineering. Mr. Jibson has served on the Board of IDACORP, Inc. since September of 2013. Mr. Jibson has additional significant industry board experience as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Gas Association (“AGA”) and as past Chairman of the Western Energy Institute. He also serves on the Board of Gas Technology Institute. He serves as Chairman of Utah State University’s Board of Trustees and the Chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Directors, as well as past Chair of the Economic Development Corporation of Utah. Mr. Jibson is a licensed engineer in the state of Utah and received his B.S. in engineering from Utah State University and MBA from Westminster College.

Rolland Kidder

Mr. Rolland E. Kidder is Independent Director of National Fuel Gas Co. He was the founder of Kidder Exploration, Inc., an independent Appalachian oil and gas company, and was Chairman and President from 1984 to 1994. Mr. Kidder is also a former Director of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York and the Pennsylvania Natural Gas Association — both Appalachian-based energy associations. He was a Trustee of the New York Power Authority from 1982 to 1993, an investment advisor for P.B. Sullivan & Co., Inc. from 1994 to 2001 and Executive Director of the Robert H. Jackson Center, Inc., in Jamestown, New York, from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Kidder holds a B.A. from Houghton College, and a Juris Doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law.

Craig Matthews

Mr. Craig G. Matthews is Independent Director of National Fuel Gas Co. He was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of NUI Corporation, a diversified energy company acquired by AGL Resources Inc. on November 30, 2004, from February 2004 to December 2004. In addition, he was Vice Chairman, Chief Operating Officer and Director of KeySpan Corporation (“KeySpan”, previously Brooklyn Union Gas Co.), a natural gas utility company, from March 2001 to March 2002, and held various positions over a 36 year career at KeySpan, including Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer. He was also a Director of KeySpan as well as its exploration and production subsidiary Houston Natural Gas Co. He has been a Director of Hess Corporation (formerly Amerada Hess Corporation) since 2002, and a Board member of Republic Financial Corporation since May 2007. Mr. Matthews is a Member and Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, and is a member of the National Advisory Board for the Salvation Army as well as the founding Chairman of the New Jersey Salvation Army Board. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rutgers in 1965. He also holds a Doctor of Engineering (Honorary) from NYU/POLY received in 2009.

Jeffrey Shaw

Mr. Jeffrey W. Shaw is Independent Director of the Company. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Gas Corporation (“Southwest”) since July 2012. He was named Chief Executive Officer and a director of Southwest in 2004. Previously Mr. Shaw, a CPA, held various positions at Southwest, including Director of Internal Audit, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President/Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President and Treasurer, Senior Vice President/Finance and Treasurer, Senior Vice President/Gas Resources and Pricing, and President. He worked for Arthur Anderson & Co. in its Dallas and Las Vegas offices in the audit division prior to joining Southwest in May of 1988. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Nevada Society of CPAs and the Leadership Las Vegas Alumni Association. Mr. Shaw serves on the boards of the AGA and the UNLV Foundation, and is past President of the Western Energy Institute and past President of the Las Vegas Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Shaw received a B.S. in accounting from the University of Utah.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

David Smith

435,000 5,112,430

Ronald Tanski

284,900 3,282,514

David Bauer

667 17,605

Anna Cellino

30,094 844,383

John Pustulka

337,918 5,363,970

Matthew Cabell

0 0

James Ramsdell

267,196 3,280,339

Karen Camiolo

0 0

Donna DeCarolis

0 0

Paula Ciprich

0 0

Carl Carlotti

0 0

Robert Brady

0 0

Philip Ackerman

2,119,394 3,679,377

David Carroll

0 0

R. Donald Cash

0 0

Stephen Ewing

0 0

Ronald Jibson

0 0

Rolland Kidder

0 0

Craig Matthews

0 0

Jeffrey Shaw

0 0
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