Bill Esrey currently chairs Spectra Energy's board of directors and is chairman emeritus of Sprint Corporation. He served as Sprint's chief executive officer from 1985 to 2003, and as that company's chairman from 1990 to 2003. He also served as chairman of Japan Telecom from 2003 to 2004. Esrey is a director of General Mills, Inc. Esrey serves on Spectra Energy's audit and corporate governance committees.
Austin Adams is the former executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of JPMorgan Chase. He assumed that role in 2004, when JPMorgan Chase and Bank One Corporation merged. Before joining Bank One in 2001, Adams served as CIO for First Union Corporation. Mr. Adams is Chairman of the Board of CommunityONE Bank, N.A. Adams is a member of Spectra Energy's audit and corporate governance committees.
Joseph Alvarado is president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Commercial Metals Company. Alvarado previously served as president and chief operating officer of Commercial Metals and as president of U.S. Tubular Products, Inc., a division of U.S. Steel. He also served as president of Lone Star Technologies, prior to its acquisition by U.S. Steel. He has held executive positions with Ispat North America (now ArcelorMittal), Birmingham Steel and Inland Steel. Alvarado is a member of Spectra Energy's finance and risk management and compensation committees.
Pamela Carter is president of Cummins Distribution Business. She previously served as president of Cummins Filtration, as vice president and general manager of Cummins' Europe, Middle East and Africa business and operations, and as vice president and general counsel for Cummins Inc. She also served as attorney general for the State of Indiana from 1993 to 1997. Carter is a member of the Export-Import Bank of the United States' sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Council and a director of CSX Corporation. She is a member of Spectra Energy's compensation and corporate governance committees. Carter chairs Spectra Energy's corporate governance committee.
Tony Comper is the retired president and chief executive officer of BMO Financial Group. He was appointed to that position in February 1999 and served as chairman from July 1999 to May 2004. He previously served on the board of directors of the Bank of Montreal. Comper is a member of Spectra Energy's compensation and finance and risk management committees.
Greg Ebel is president and chief executive officer of Spectra Energy. He previously served in a number of leadership roles for Spectra Energy and its predecessor companies, including chief financial officer; president of Union Gas; vice president of investor and shareholder relations; managing director of mergers and acquisitions; and vice president of strategic development. Ebel also is a director of DCP Midstream and The Mosaic Company.
Peter Hamilton is the retired senior vice president and chief financial officer of Brunswick Corporation. He previously served Brunswick in a number of executive leadership capacities, including vice chairman of Brunswick Corporation; president, Brunswick Boat Group; president, Life Fitness division; and president, Brunswick Bowling & Billiards. Hamilton chairs Spectra Energy's audit committee and also serves on the corporate governance committee. Hamilton serves on the boards of Oshkosh Corporation and SunCoke Energy, Inc.
Dennis Hendrix is the retired chairman of the board of PanEnergy Corp. He served as chairman from 1990 to 1997, chief executive officer from 1990 to 1995, and as president from 1990 to 1993. He has served as a director of Duke Energy, Allied Waste Industries and Newfield Exploration Company. Hendrix is a member of the compensation and finance and risk management committees.
Mike McShane served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Grant Prideco, Inc. from 2002 until the completion of the merger of Grant Prideco and National Oilwell Varco, Inc. in 2008. He previously served as senior vice president of finance, chief financial officer and director of BJ Services Company. McShane is a director of Superior Energy Services, Inc., Oasis Petroleum, Inc., Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., and additionally serves on the board of directors for two private companies. He also serves Advent International, an international private equity fund, as an advisor. McShane chairs Spectra Energy's finance and risk management committee and is a member of Spectra Energy's audit committee.
Mr. Michael Phelps is Chairman of Dornoch Capital Inc., a private investment company. From January 1988 to 2002, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and subsequently as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, of Westcoast Energy Inc., Vancouver, BC. He has served as a director of Duke Energy, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Canadian Pacific Railway Company and Prodigy Gold Incorporated. In 2001, Mr. Phelps was appointed as an Officer to the Order of Canada. Mr. Phelps chairs Spectra Energy's compensation committee and is a member of Spectra Energy's finance and risk management committee. Phelps serves on the board of Marathon Oil Corporation.
Michael Morris currently serves as Chairman of American Electric Power Company, Inc. He retired as AEP’s Chief Executive Officer in November 2011 and as its President in January 2011. Morris joined AEP as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2004. Prior to joining AEP, Morris was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northeast Utilities System from 1997 to 2003. Morris is also a director of Alcoa Inc., Battelle, Limited Brands, Inc. and The Hartford Financial Services Group. Morris is a member of the compensation and finance and risk management committees.