Clark Michael Crawford
...Clark Michael Crawford became a member of our board of directors in January 2003.Mr. Crawford has held several key management positions for both Verizon Communications Inc. and GTE Corporation.At GTE, from June 1993 to June 2000, Mr. Crawford served as Vice President of West Area Operations, President of GTE California, Vice President of Information Technology, President of GTE Data Services and Chairman of GTE Commercial Services.Subsequent to his work at GTE, Mr. Crawford served as Senior Vice President, Service Assurance for Verizon from June 2000 until his retirement from Verizon in July 2001.
Our board of directors has affirmatively determined that each of the following directors is an independent director: Raymond Meyer, John Michal Conaway, Clark Michael Crawford
, Larry Schwerin and Phil Smoot.
The compensation committee consists of Mr. Crawford
(chair), Mr. Meyer and Mr. Smoot, each of whom is an independent director.
(chair), Mr. Meyer and Mr. Smoot each served as members of our compensation committee during all of fiscal 2007.