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Caron A. Lawhorn

Caron A. Lawhorn has served as a director of the Company since March 2024. Ms. Lawhorn served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) from March 2019 until her retirement in December 2023. Prior to that role, Ms. Lawhorn served at OGS as Senior Vice President, Commercial, responsible for the commercial activities of OGS’ three natural gas distribution utilities, as well as overseeing the company’s information technology and cybersecurity function, from OGS’ separation from ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) into a standalone, publicly traded company in January 2014. Ms. Lawhorn served in the same role at OKE prior to the separation. Before that, she served as President of OKE’s natural gas distribution segment. From July 2009 until March 2011, she served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning and Development of OKE and ONEOK Partners, responsible for business development, strategic and long-range planning, and capital investment. Ms. Lawhorn became Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for OKE in 2007, adding responsibility for ONEOK Partners in 2008. Prior to that, she served as Senior Vice President of Financial Services and Treasurer of OKE. Ms. Lawhorn joined OKE in 1998, after serving as a Senior Manager at KPMG and Chief Financial Officer of Emergency Medical Services Authority in Tulsa. She also serves a director of AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAON), where she has chaired the audit committee since 2019. Ms. Lawhorn’s extensive background in various accounting, finance, operational and executive positions, including her experience as a financial executive of a publicly traded energy company, provides the Board with significant accounting and financial expertise. Additionally, Ms. Lawhorn’s previous experience in overseeing information technology and cybersecurity matters also provides the Board with valuable cybersecurity experience.