Director

W.J. Gordon, III joined our Board of Directors in January 2004. Mr. Gordon served in various capacities with Conoco Inc. and ConocoPhillips for 32 years until his retirement in 2002, including President of Dubai Petroleum Company (Conoco Middle East subsidiary), President and Managing Director of Conoco Norway, Inc. and Regional Production Manager for Conoco’s Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Coast Region. Currently, he is Vice President of Strategic Planning of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System and serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Acadiana and the Advisory Board of IberiaBank Corporation. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Petroleum Institute. Mr. Gordon served as Captain in the U.S. Army Field Artillery and received a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1970.