Thomas S. Glanville (age 57) has been a director since 2001. Since 2003, Mr. Glanville has been managing partner of Eschelon Energy Partners, LP, Eschelon Advisors, LP, and affiliates, providing energy and private equity investment and advisory services. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Glanville served as vice president of technology and new ventures for Reliant Energy, Inc., one of the world's largest international energy services companies, and its affiliate, Reliant Resources, Inc. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Chroma Exploration and Production, Inc., and Strand Energy, L.L.C. He also serves as chairman of the Texas TriCities branch (Houston, Austin, San Antonio) of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Mr. Glanville also recently joined the board of Mitcham Industries, the largest independent lessor of advanced seismic equipment in the world.
Mr. Glanville brings to the Board financial expertise, industry-related experience through his association with Reliant Energy, energy sector exposure through the Eschelon entities, and technology skills that include his involvement with electric metering studies and research while he was vice president of technology for Reliant Energy.