Rockne J. Timm

Mr. Timm became an officer in 1982 and Director in 1984. From 1988 until January 2004 he was the Chairman of the Board, President and CEO. Since January 2004 he has been the CEO and a Director of the Company.  Since 1992 he has been a Director and Executive Officer of each of the Company’s foreign subsidiaries.   Mr. Timm is also President and Director of Great Basin Energies, Inc. and MGC Ventures, Inc.