Leadership

Leadership

Board of Directors

Harry J. Pearce
Chair of MDU Resources Board of Directors
Detroit, Michigan
Expertise: Multinational business management, leadership, finance, engineering and law.

Chair of MDU Resources Board of Directors; retired, formerly chairman of Hughes Electronics Corp., a subsidiary of General Motors Corp., and former vice chairman and director of GM; a director of several organizations.
David L. Goodin
President and Chief Executive Officer of MDU Resources
Bismarck, North Dakota
Expertise: Engineering and business management.

President and Chief Executive Officer of MDU Resources; formerly president and CEO of Cascade Natural Gas Corporation, Great Plains Natural Gas Co., Intermountain Gas Company and Montana-Dakota Utilties Co.
Thomas Everist
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Expertise: Business management, construction and sand, gravel and aggregate production.

President and chairman of The Everist Co., a construction materials company; a director of several corporations.
Karen B. Fagg
Billings, Montana
Expertise: Engineering, construction and business management.

Retired, formerly vice president of DOWL HKM and formerly chairman and majority owner of HKM Engineering Inc.; on the board of several organizations.
Mark A. Hellerstein
Denver, Colorado
Expertise: Oil and natural gas industry, business management, accounting and finance.

Retired, formerly chairman, president and chief executive officer of St. Mary Land & Exploration Co.; a former director of Transocean Inc.
Dennis W. Johnson
Vice Chair of MDU Resources Board of Directors
Dickinson, North Dakota
Expertise: Business management, engineering and finance.

Chairman, president and chief executive officer of TMI Corp., an architectural woodwork manufacturer; a former director of Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
William E. McCracken
Warren, New Jersey
Expertise: Multinational business management, corporate governance and technology.

Retired, formerly chairman and chief executive officer of CA Technologies; previously held executive positions with IBM Corp.; a former director of ICON Office Solutions Inc.
Patricia L. Moss
Bend, Oregon
Expertise: Finance, banking, business development and human resources.

Vice chairman of Cascade Bancorp and Bank of the Cascades, formerly president and chief executive officer of Cascade Bancorp and Bank of the Cascades; on the board of several organizations.
Edward A. Ryan
Washington, D.C.
Expertise: Leadership, corporate governance and law.

Advisor to the CEO of Marriott International Inc., formerly executive vice president and general counsel of Marriott International.
David M. Sparby
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Expertise: Public utilities, business management, finance and law.

Formerly senior vice president, Revenue Group, at Xcel Energy Inc. and president and chief executive officer of Northern States Power-Minnesota.
John K. Wilson
Omaha, Nebraska
Expertise: Public utilities, accounting and finance.

Formerly president of Durham Resources LLC, a privately held financial management company, and formerly a director of a mutual fund; on the board of several organizations.

Management Policy Committee

David L. Goodin
President and Chief Executive Officer of MDU Resources
Bismarck, North Dakota
Expertise: Engineering and business management.

President and Chief Executive Officer of MDU Resources; formerly president and CEO of Cascade Natural Gas Corporation, Great Plains Natural Gas Co., Intermountain Gas Company and Montana-Dakota Utilties Co.
David C. Barney
President and Chief Executive Officer of Knife River Corporation
President and Chief Executive Officer of Knife River Corporation; formerly held executive and management positions with Knife River.
Trevor J. Hastings
President and Chief Executive Officer of WBI Holdings, Inc.
President and Chief Executive Officer of WBI Holdings, Inc.; formerly vice president of business development and operations support of Knife River Corporation.
Anne M. Jones
Vice President of Human Resources of MDU Resources
Vice President of Human Resources of MDU Resources; formerly vice president of human resources, customer service and safety of Cascade Natural Gas Corporation, Great Plains Natural Gas Co., Intermountain Gas Company and Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
Nicole A. Kivisto
President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascade Natural Gas Corporation
President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascade Natural Gas Corporation, Great Plains Natural Gas Co., Intermountain Gas Company and Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.; formerly vice president of operations of Great Plains Natural Gas and Montana-Dakota Utilities.
Daniel S. Kuntz
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of MDU Resources
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of MDU Resources; serves as general counsel and secretary of all major company subsidiaries; formerly associate general counsel and assistant secretary of MDU Resources.
Peggy A. Link
Vice President and Chief Information Officer of MDU Resources
Vice President and Chief Information Officer of MDU Resources.
Jeffrey S. Thiede
President and Chief Executive Officer of MDU Construction Services Group, Inc.
President and Chief Executive Officer of MDU Construction Services Group, Inc.; formerly held executive and management positions with MDU Construction Services Group.
Jason L. Vollmer
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of MDU Resources
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of MDU Resources; serves as the senior financial officer and member of the board of directors of all major subsidiary companies; formerly chief accounting officer of MDU Resources.

Other Corporate and Senior Company Officers

Stephanie A. Barth
Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of MDU Resources
Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of MDU Resources.

Board of Directors Committee Composition

Committee Charting

Audit Committee Compensation Committee Nominating and Governance Committee
Thomas Everist CC
Karen B. Fagg CC
Mark A. Hellerstein
Dennis W. Johnson CC
William E. McCracken
Patricia L. Moss
Edward A. Ryan
David M. Sparby
John K. Wilson
CC= Committee Chair
VCB= Vice Chair Of The Board
= Member