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Michael P. Johnson
Michael P. Johnson
Independent Director

Michael P. Johnson, 62, retired in March 2008 as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of The Williams Companies, Inc., a publicly held natural gas producer, processor and transporter. He had held executive positions with that company from 1998 until his retirement. He has been a CenterPoint Energy board member since July 2008.
 

  Chair of the Compensation Committee   Member of the Governance Committee
Janiece M. Longoria
Janiece M. Longoria
Independent Director

Janiece M. Longoria, 57, is a partner in the Houston law firm of Ogden, Gibson, Broocks & Longoria, L.L.P. She has been a CenterPoint Energy board member since June 2005.

  Member of the Compensation Committee   Member of the Governance Committee
Scott J. McLean
Scott J. McLean
Independent Director
  Member of the Compensation Committee Chair of the Finance Committee  
Theodore F. Pound
Theodore F. Pound
Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee     Member of the Governance Committee
Susan O. Rheney
Susan O. Rheney
Independent Director

Susan O. Rheney has been a director since July 2008. Ms Rheney is a private investor. She has served as a director of QEP Midstream Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of QEP Midstream Partners, LP, a publicly traded limited partnership, since June 2013. From 2002 until March 2010, she served as a director of Genesis Energy, Inc., the general partner of Genesis Energy, LP, a publicly-traded limited partnership.

Member of the Audit Committee   Member of the Finance Committee  
Phillip R. Smith
Phillip R. Smith
Independent Director

Phillip R. Smith has been a director since March 2014.  He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Torch Energy Advisors, Inc.  Mr. Smith joined Torch as interim President and Chief Executive Officer in October 2012 and was named President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 2013. Prior to joining Torch, Mr. Smith was a partner with KPMG LLP from 2002 to September 2012.

Chair of the Audit Committee   Member of the Finance Committee  
John W. Somerhalder II Member of the Audit Committee   Member of the Finance Committee  
Peter S. Wareing
Peter S. Wareing
Independent Director

Peter S. Wareing, 58, is a co-founder and partner in the private equity firm Wareing, Athon & Company. He has been a member of the CenterPoint Energy board since June 2005.

  Member of the Compensation Committee   Chair of the Governance Committee
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