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California Water Service Group (CWT.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Kropelnicki

50 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Smegal

49 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Lynne McGhee

52 2015 Vice President, General Counsel

David Healey

60 2015 Vice President, Corporate Controller, Assistant Treasurer

Ronald Webb

60 2014 Vice President - Human Resources

Shannon Dean

49 2015 Vice President - Corporate Communications & Community Affairs

Robert Kuta

52 2015 Vice President - Engineering

Michael Luu

37 2017 Vice President - Customer Service & Chief Information Officer

Paul Townsley

59 2013 Vice President - Rates & Regulatory Matters

Timothy Treloar

59 2017 Vice President - Water Quality, Chief Utility Operations Officer

Elissa Ouyang

48 2016 Chief Procurement & Lead Continuous Improvement Officer

Gerald Simon

62 2016 Chief Safety & Emergency Preparedness Officer

Michelle Mortensen

42 2015 Corporate Secretary

Richard Magnuson

61 2013 Lead Independent Director

Shelly Esque

58 2018 Director

Carol Pottenger

62 2017 Director

Gregory Aliff

63 2015 Independent Director

Terry Bayer

66 2014 Independent Director

Edwin Guiles

67 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Krummel

65 2010 Independent Director

Peter Nelson

69 2016 Independent Director

Lester Snow

65 2011 Independent Director

George Vera

73 1998 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Kropelnicki

Mr. Martin A. Kropelnicki is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Kropelnicki joined the Group as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer in 2006 and was named the President and COO in 2012. He then was appointed President & CEO of the Group effective September 1, 2013. He has over 28 years of experience in finance and operations, including 15-plus years as CFO at public listed companies and has held executive positions at PowerLight Corporation, Hall Kinion & Associates, Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group, and Pacific Gas & Electric Company. He serves as a director for the Bay Area Council, and the California Foundation on the Environment & Economy, and is a member of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. Mr. Kropelnicki is President of the National Association of Water Companies and chairs it's Executive Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Master of Arts Degree in Business Economics from San Jose State University. In 2016, Mr. Kropelnicki was awarded the United States Navy Memorial Fund's Naval Heritage Award. He is the 12th recipient of this award since its inauguration.

Thomas Smegal

Mr. Thomas F. Smegal, III is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Formerly, Vice President, Regulatory Matters and Corporate Relations (2008-2012), Manager of Rates (2002-2008), Regulatory Analyst (1997-2002), served as Utilities Engineer at the California Public Utilities Commission (1990-1997).

Lynne McGhee

Ms. Lynne P. McGhee is Vice President, General Counsel of the Company, since January 1, 2015. Formerly Corporate Secretary (2007-2014), Associate Corporate Counsel (2003-2014), and served as a Commissioner legal advisor and staff counsel at the California Public Utilities Commission (1998-2003).

David Healey

Mr. David B. Healey is Vice President, Corporate Controller, Assistant Treasurer of the Company, since January 1, 2015. Formerly Corporate Controller and Assistant Treasurer (2012-2014), Director of Financial Reporting (2009-2012), served as Subsidiary Controller for SunPower Corporation (2005-2009), Corporate Controller for Hall, Kinion & Associates, Inc. (1997-2005), held various other positions with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (1985-1997).

Ronald Webb

Mr. Ronald D. Webb is Vice President - Human Resources of the Company, since August 11, 2014. Formerly Managing Director, Human Resources Partner for United Airlines (2006-2014), served as Vice President of Human Resources for Black & Decker Corporation (1995-2005), Human Resource Manager for General Electric Company (1990-1994), and held various labor relations positions for National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (1982-1989).

Shannon Dean

Ms. Shannon C. Dean is Vice President - Corporate Communications & Community Affairs of the Company. Formerly Director of Corporate Communications (2000-2014), held various corporate communications, government and community relations for Dominguez Water Company (1991-1999).

Robert Kuta

Mr. Robert J. Kuta is Vice President - Engineering of the Company, since April 15, 2015. Formerly Senior Vice President of Operations Management Services, Water, Environmental and Nuclear markets for CH2M Hill (2006 to 2015), served as Western Region Vice President of Service Delivery and President of Arizona American Water Company (2001 to 2005), and held various management positions at Citizens Water Resource Company, Chaparral City Water Company, and Spring Creek Utilities (1993 to 2001).

Michael Luu

Mr. Michael B. Luu is Vice President - Customer Service & Chief Information Officer of the Company, since January 1, 2017. Formerly Vice President of Customer Service and Information Technology (2013-2016), Acting California Water Service Company District Manager, Los Altos (2012-2013), Director of Information Technology (2008-2012), CIS Development Manager (2005-2008), held various other positions with California Water Service Company since 1999.

Paul Townsley

Mr. Paul G. Townsley is Vice President - Rates & Regulatory Matters of the Company, since March 2013. Formerly Divisional Vice President, Operations and Engineering for EPCOR Water USA (2012-2013), served as President of American Water Works Company subsidiaries in Arizona, New Mexico, and Hawaii (2007-2012), served as American Water Works Company's President, Western Region (2002-2007), held various other positions with Citizens Utilities Company (1982-2002).

Timothy Treloar

Mr. Timothy D. Treloar is Vice President - Water Quality, Chief Utility Operations Officer of the Company, since January 1, 2017. Formerly Vice President of Operations and Water Quality (2013-2016), Director of Water Quality (2013), California Water Service Company District Manager, Bakersfield (2002-2013), Assistant District Manager (1997-2002), General Superintendent (1994-1997).

Elissa Ouyang

Ms. Elissa Y. Ouyang is Chief Procurement & Lead Continuous Improvement Officer of the Company, since March 1, 2016. Formerly, Interim Procurement Director (2013-2016), Acting District Manager - Los Altos (2013), Interim Vice President of Information Technology (2012-2013), Director of Information Technology - Architecture and Security (2008-2012), Business Application Manager (2003-2007), Project Lead/Senior Developer (2001-2003), held various business consulting positions at KPMG Consulting/BearingPoint (1998-2001), and RR Donnelley (1996-1998).

Gerald Simon

Mr. Gerald A. Simon is Chief Safety & Emergency Preparedness Officer of the Company, since March 1, 2016. Formerly, Director of Safety and Emergency Services (2015), Emergency Services Manager (2014), Emergency Services Coordinator (2013), served as Fire Chief for Oakland, CA (2008-2011) and (1999-2004), Fire Chief for Fort Lauderdale, FL (2006-2007), Fire Chief for Union City, CA (2005-2006), Fire Chief for Santa Clara, CA (1993-1999) held various other positions at Santa Clara Fire Department (1976-1999), and Fire Services Consultant (1985-2015).

Michelle Mortensen

Ms. Michelle R. Mortensen is Corporate Secretary of the Company, since January 1, 2015. Formerly Assistant Corporate Secretary (2014), Treasury Manager (2012-2013), Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer (2011), Regulatory Accounting Manager (2008-2010), held various accounting positions at Piller Data Systems (2006-2007), Hitachi Global Storage (2005), Abbot Laboratories (1998-2004), and Symantec (1998-2001).

Richard Magnuson

Mr. Richard P. Magnuson is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Magnuson is a private venture capitalist and is lead director. Mr. Magnuson holds an undergraduate degree in economics, a law degree and a master's degree in business administration from Stanford University. From 1984 to 1996, he was a general partner of Menlo Ventures, a venture capital firm. He has served on the boards of the following public companies: Rogue Wave Software (acquired by Quovadx), IKOS Systems, Inc. (acquired by Mentor Graphics), and OrCAD, Inc. (acquired by Cadence Design Systems). He has also served on the boards of several other privately held companies in the past.

Shelly Esque

Ms. Shelly M. Esque is Director of the Company. She served as Vice President and Global Director of Corporate Affairs at Intel Corporation, overseeing professionals in more than 35 countries responsible for enhancing Intel’s reputation as the world’s leading technology brand and corporate citizen. She also served as both president and chair of the Intel Foundation.

Carol Pottenger

Ms. Carol M. Pottenger is Director of the company. She is a graduate of Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana. In 2007, she was awarded an honorary doctorate from Purdue. She serves on various private, defense, and non-profit boards, including the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation in Washington, D.C. and as an external board member for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Board of Partners and Principals.

Gregory Aliff

Mr. Gregory E. Aliff is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Aliff is the former Vice Chairman and Senior Partner of U.S. Energy & Resources at Deloitte LLP, a global provider of professional services, where he began his distinguished career nearly four decades ago. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Aliff led Deloitte's Sustainability Services practice, which focused on water and energy management. Prior to that, he led the firm's U.S. Energy & Resources practice for ten years. Mr. Aliff also previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the United States Energy Association. He currently serves as a director on the board of SCANA Corporation and as a director for Grid Alternatives, a non-profit organization. Mr. Aliff earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and his Masters of Business Administration from Virginia Tech. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Terry Bayer

Ms. Terry P. Bayer is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Bayer is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Molina Healthcare, Inc., a managed care company that provides solutions to meet the healthcare needs of low-income individuals and families who participate in government programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, and Marketplace. She has held that position since 2005. She was previously Executive Vice President of Health Plan Operations and also held management positions at Family Health Plan (FHP), Maxicare, Matria Healthcare, and AccentCare, Inc. Ms. Bayer previously served on the Board of Directors of Apria Healthcare Group, Inc. from 2006-2008 where she served as the chair of the compliance committee and served as a member of the compensation committee. She holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Stanford University, a Master's Degree in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor's Degree in Communication from Northwestern University.

Edwin Guiles

Mr. Edwin A. Guiles is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Guiles has been a director of Cubic Corporation since 2008. He was formerly Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at Sempra Energy. From 2000 to 2006, he was Chairman and CEO of San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Company (SoCal Gas), Sempra Energy's California regulated utilities. He held a variety of management positions at SDG&E since joining that company in 1972. Mr. Guiles is also past chairman of the California Chamber of Commerce. He has a Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of Arizona.

Thomas Krummel

Dr. Thomas M. Krummel, M.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Krummel is the Emile Holman and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. A leader in his field, he has been honored with the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching; the John Austin Collins, M.D. Memorial Award for Outstanding Teaching and Dedication to Resident Training; and the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Recognition of Service Excellence. He is currently Chair of the Board of Directors at The Fogarty Institute for Innovation and serves as a Director of The Morgridge Institute for Research – University of Wisconsin.

Peter Nelson

Mr. Peter C. Nelson has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of California Water Service Group effective September 01, 2013. Mr. Nelson has a strong record of operational and strategic leadership in the public utility business, including his 17-plus years of experience as the former President & CEO of the Group. An engineer by training with a graduate degree in business administration, he gained extensive senior executive experience at Pacific Gas & Electric Company. He has a vast understanding of the water industry from his role as the former President & CEO of the Group and from his leadership roles representing the water profession nationally at NAWC as well as in California at the State Chamber of Commerce.

Lester Snow

Mr. Lester A. Snow is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Snow has served as Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency, Director of the California Department of Water Resources, Regional Director of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Executive Director of the CALFED Bay Delta Program, and General Manager of the San Diego County Water Authority. He served as Executive Director of the California Water Foundation, an initiative of the Resources Legacy Fund, and currently serves on the board of the Klamath River Renewal Corporation. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Water Resources Administration from the University of Arizona and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Earth Sciences from Pennsylvania State University.

George Vera

Mr. George A. Vera is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Vera retired in May, 2011 as Vice President and CFO of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Until 1997, he was an audit partner at Arthur Andersen, LLP. He is now employed as the principal executive officer with the Carroll Investment Company, a private investment management firm.