Corporate Governance - Board of Directors

Mark D. Johnsrud
Chairman of the Board
Mark D. Johnsrud
Chairman of the Board


Mr. Johnsrud serves as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of our Board of Directors. Mr. Johnsrud was the Chief Executive Officer of Power Fuels since he acquired the business in 2005 until Heckmann Corporation merged with Power Fuels in November 2012. He is a former senior executive with several financial services firms, most recently as a Managing Director and Senior Vice President at Bank of America. He holds an M.S. degree in economics from Texas A&M University. ... 

Robert B. Simonds, Jr.
Vice Chairman
Robert B. Simonds, Jr.
Vice Chairman


Robert B. Simonds, Jr. has served as a director since May 2010 and as Vice Chairman since October 2010. His family owns and controls water rights predominately in Central Arizona. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (“MWD”) Blue Ribbon Committee whose mission is to make recommendations for new business models and strategies to position MWD to meet the region’s water-related needs for the future. He also represented Los Angeles on the Board ... 

Edward A. Barkett
Director
Edward A. Barkett
Director


Mr. Barkett joined our Board of Directors in 2009, and he also serves on our Audit Committee. Mr. Barkett is the president and founder of Atlas Properties, Inc., a real estate development and management firm. Mr. Barkett is also a member of the Board of Directors of Bashas', Inc. the largest grocery store chain in the State of Arizona, and a member of the Board of Directors of the San Joaquin Partnership, a public/private economic development corporation dedicated to job creation in San Joaquin ... 

Tod C. Holmes
Director
Tod C. Holmes
Director


Mr. Holmes is an accomplished business and financial leader with 39 years of experience leading companies in environmental services, waste, recycling and geophysical services. Prior to joining the Nuverra Board, Mr. Holmes served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) (“Republic Services”) from December 2008 until January 2013. Republic Services is a Fortune 300 company focused on environmental services, including the collection, recycling, ... 

R.D. "Dan" Nelson
Director
R.D. "Dan" Nelson
Director


Mr. Nelson joined the Nuverra Board in November 2013. Mr. Nelson spent 32 years with ExxonMobil, where he most recently served as Vice President and officer of the corporation as the senior executive in Washington, D.C., leading the company's government relations operations. Mr. Nelson also held a variety of other senior positions with ExxonMobil and Mobil in the United States, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ExxonMobil Saudi Arabia, leading... 

Alfred E. Osborne, Jr.
Director
Alfred E. Osborne, Jr.
Director


Dr. Osborne has been a member of our Board of Directors since inception, and he also serves as Chairman of our Audit Committee. Dr. Osborne is the Senior Associate Dean at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, a position he assumed in July 2003. He has been employed as a professor since 1972 and has served the school in various capacities over the years. Currently, he also serves as the faculty director of the Harold Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at UCLA, a position he has held sinc... 

J. Danforth Quayle
Director
J. Danforth Quayle
Director


Dan Quayle has been a member of our Board of Directors since inception, and he currently serves as Chairman of our Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees. Mr. Quayle served as a congressman, senator and the 44th Vice President of the United States. During his tenure as Vice President, President George H.W. Bush named Mr. Quayle head of the Council of Competitiveness, which worked to ensure America's international competitiveness in the 21st century. He has made official visits to nu... 

William M. Austin
Director
William M. Austin
Director


Mr. Austin joined the Nuverra Board in November 2014. Mr. Austin has been a senior financial executive in the energy industry for more than 30 years, and is currently President of Austin Lee Ventures, a Houston-based investment company. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Director of Exterran GP, LLC, and Senior Vice President and CFO of Valerus Compression Services, LP, both natural gas service companies. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and CFO of Key Energy Services, a lea...