Board Committees

Audit Committee Position

Dr. Philip Cooley

Director

Philip L. Cooley has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Biglari Holdings Inc. since 2010. He was the Prassel Distinguished Professor of Business at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, from 1985 until his retirement in May 2012. Dr. Cooley earned his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, an MBA from University of Hawaii, and a BME from General Motors Institute. He serves on the board of the Financial Literacy of South Texas Foundation and is a trustee of the Eastern Finance Association.

Chair

S. David Fineman

Lead Independent Director

S. David Fineman is a senior partner of the Philadelphia law firm of Fineman Krekstein & Harris. He was the Chairman of the Public Policy Committee of the Urban Land Institute and continues to be a member. Mr. Fineman was appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the United States Senate in 1995 as one of nine Governors of the U.S. Postal Service and was Chairman of the Board of Governors from 2003 to 2005. He presently serves as Chairman of the Board of DHL Global Mail USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Post, the largest mail consolidator of small parcels in the United States. He has been chosen by the United States District Court as a member of its Court-Annexed Early Mediation Program (from 1998 to present). In 2006 through 2014, Mr. Fineman was recognized among his peers and was named as one of Pennsylvania "Super Lawyers" for his expertise in Business Litigation and Government Relations. He was graduated from The American University (1967) where he presently serves on the Advisory Committee to the School of Public Affairs, and received his law degree, with Honors, from The George Washington University (1970). He is presently a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations and the Urban Land Institute.

Member

Michael Dunn

Director

Michael Dunn is Chairman of the Board of ARS Enterprises, Inc. of Santa Fe Springs, California, since 1990.  He is also a member of the board of directors and Chairman of the Audit and Finance committees of ADA Enterprises, Inc. of Northwood, Iowa since 2001.   He was the former founding members of the board of directors and Chairman of the Audit committee of LifePort, Inc. from 1989 to 2007.  Mr. Dunn holds a bachelor of since degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, with additional graduate work there and at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.  He also holds a certificate of completion from Marquette University in graduate business administration. 

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Compensation Committee Position

S. David Fineman

Lead Independent Director

S. David Fineman is a senior partner of the Philadelphia law firm of Fineman Krekstein & Harris. He was the Chairman of the Public Policy Committee of the Urban Land Institute and continues to be a member. Mr. Fineman was appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the United States Senate in 1995 as one of nine Governors of the U.S. Postal Service and was Chairman of the Board of Governors from 2003 to 2005. He presently serves as Chairman of the Board of DHL Global Mail USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Post, the largest mail consolidator of small parcels in the United States. He has been chosen by the United States District Court as a member of its Court-Annexed Early Mediation Program (from 1998 to present). In 2006 through 2014, Mr. Fineman was recognized among his peers and was named as one of Pennsylvania "Super Lawyers" for his expertise in Business Litigation and Government Relations. He was graduated from The American University (1967) where he presently serves on the Advisory Committee to the School of Public Affairs, and received his law degree, with Honors, from The George Washington University (1970). He is presently a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations and the Urban Land Institute.

Chair

Dr. Philip Cooley

Director

Philip L. Cooley has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Biglari Holdings Inc. since 2010. He was the Prassel Distinguished Professor of Business at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, from 1985 until his retirement in May 2012. Dr. Cooley earned his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, an MBA from University of Hawaii, and a BME from General Motors Institute. He serves on the board of the Financial Literacy of South Texas Foundation and is a trustee of the Eastern Finance Association.

Member

Brian Haveson

Director

Brian Haveson has been the Chief Executive Officer of Lightning Gaming, Inc., a designer, developer and manufacturer of gaming machines to the casino industry since 2006. He is also a member of the board of directors. Lightning Gaming, Inc. files with the reports with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), but is not registered on an exchange. Mr. Haveson has a bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland and a Master in Management - finance and accounting from Purdue University. Mr. Haveson was a certified public accountant from 1989 - 1994.

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Compensation Committee Charter

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Position

S. David Fineman

Lead Independent Director

S. David Fineman is a senior partner of the Philadelphia law firm of Fineman Krekstein & Harris. He was the Chairman of the Public Policy Committee of the Urban Land Institute and continues to be a member. Mr. Fineman was appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the United States Senate in 1995 as one of nine Governors of the U.S. Postal Service and was Chairman of the Board of Governors from 2003 to 2005. He presently serves as Chairman of the Board of DHL Global Mail USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Post, the largest mail consolidator of small parcels in the United States. He has been chosen by the United States District Court as a member of its Court-Annexed Early Mediation Program (from 1998 to present). In 2006 through 2014, Mr. Fineman was recognized among his peers and was named as one of Pennsylvania "Super Lawyers" for his expertise in Business Litigation and Government Relations. He was graduated from The American University (1967) where he presently serves on the Advisory Committee to the School of Public Affairs, and received his law degree, with Honors, from The George Washington University (1970). He is presently a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations and the Urban Land Institute.

Chair

Dr. Philip Cooley

Director

Philip L. Cooley has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Biglari Holdings Inc. since 2010. He was the Prassel Distinguished Professor of Business at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, from 1985 until his retirement in May 2012. Dr. Cooley earned his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, an MBA from University of Hawaii, and a BME from General Motors Institute. He serves on the board of the Financial Literacy of South Texas Foundation and is a trustee of the Eastern Finance Association.

Member

Brian Haveson

Director

Brian Haveson has been the Chief Executive Officer of Lightning Gaming, Inc., a designer, developer and manufacturer of gaming machines to the casino industry since 2006. He is also a member of the board of directors. Lightning Gaming, Inc. files with the reports with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), but is not registered on an exchange. Mr. Haveson has a bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland and a Master in Management - finance and accounting from Purdue University. Mr. Haveson was a certified public accountant from 1989 - 1994.

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter

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