Graham Weir, Chair of the Board
Mr. Weir is Chairman of the Board of Graymont Limited, a private lime producing company. From 1990 to December 2000, he was Vice President and Director of Corporate Finance for Goepel McDermid Inc. (an investment dealer). He is currently also a director of Grupo Calidra, Flagstone Energy, Coral Hill Energy and Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. Mr. Weir is a member of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.
Mr. Burnham is an independent businessman with extensive executive experience in both private and public oil and natural gas companies. Mr. Burnham was Vice President, Exploration of Tri Link Resources Ltd (1981-2000). He has also managed and directed a number of privately held companies including Arista Energy (2004-2008). Mr. Burnham holds a B. Sc. Geological Sciences and has been a practicing geologist for over 30 years. Mr. Burhnam is a Chair of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee and member of the Compensation and Corporate Governance & Nominating Committees.
Ms. Corbett is an independent businessperson with over 20 years of experience in corporate banking. From 1981 to 2003 Ms. Corbett worked in various senior and executive positions with HSBC Bank in Canada and Latin America. Ms. Corbett is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Environment, Health & Safety Committee.
Mr. Robotti has been President of Robotti & Company, LLC, a registered broker-dealer since 1983. He is also President of Robotti & Company Advisor, LLC, a U.S. registered investment advisor. He is also a Managing Member of Ravenswood Management Company, LLC, which serves as the General Partner of the Ravenswood Investment Company, L.P. and Ravenswood III L.P. He has been a director of Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed company, since 2004. Mr. Robotti is Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.
Mr. Zentner is an independent businessperson. From 1998 to present, he has been involved with a number of early stage energy and agriculture companies and as administrator/director with nonprofit organizations. Prior thereto, from 1990 to 1998, he was Managing Director, Merchant Banking with ARC Financial Corporation, an investment banking and merchant banking company at that time. Mr. Zentner is Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.