Richard W. Cardin, Thomas C. Meredith, Nancy K. Quinn, Stephen R. Springer and Richard Ware II
have been nominated to serve as Class II
Mr. Cardin, Dr. Meredith, and Mr. Ware
were last elected to three-year terms by the shareholders at the 2003 Annual Meeting.
Cardin, Springer and Ware
to continue serving as Class II
directors, whose three-year terms will expire in 2009.
...Richard Ware II
President of Amarillo National Bank
in Amarillo, Texas since 1981.Member of the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University
in Dallas, Texas.
...Mr. Ware is the president and a shareholder of Amarillo National Bank, Amarillo, Texas, which bank provides an $18 million short-term line of credit to the Company, serves as a depository bank for the Company and is trustee for the Company's 1998 Long-Term Incentive Plan.
Gordon and Ware
, as well as all other current non-management directors other than Mr. Springer, as discussed above, meet these standards and are, therefore, considered to be independent directors because none of their relationships with the Company have been determined to be material.
Cardin, Gordon, Nichol, Ware
and Dr. Meredith.
Bain, Garland, Koonce, Nichol, Springer and Ware