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Crosstex Energy, Inc.
Trades on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol XTXI.
Corporate Governance - Committee Composition

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Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Independent Independent Director
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeGovernance CommitteeFinance Committee
James C. Crain Independent
Biography PhotoJames C. Crain
Director, Chairman of the Governance Committee, member of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee

Since 1989, Mr. Crain has served as president of Marsh Operating Company, an investments management company focusing on energy investing, and since 1997 as general partner of Valmora Partners, L.P., a private investment partnership. Prior to joining Marsh in 1984, he served as a partner at Jenkens & Gilchrist where he headed the law firm’s energy section. Mr. Crain also serves on the Board of Directors of GeoMet, Inc., Approach Resources, Inc., and Crusader Energy Group, Inc. He graduated from t... 
Committee Member   Chairperson Committee Member
Barry E.  Davis 
Biography PhotoBarry E.  Davis
Director, Chairman of the Board

Barry E. Davis is President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Crosstex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: XTXI), and President and Chief Executive Officer of Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NASDAQ: XTEX). He has more than 20 years of energy-industry experience and is a well-known business leader and results-oriented entrepreneur.

Mr. Davis led the founding of Crosstex in 1996. Under his leadership, Crosstex has evolved into a significant service provider in the energy industry’s midstream... 

Leldon E. Echols Independent
Biography PhotoLeldon E. Echols
Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee

Mr. Echols was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Centex Corporation until June 2006. Prior to joining Centex, Mr. Echols spent 22 years with Arthur Andersen, LLP. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Trinity Industries, which provides products and services to the industrial, energy, transportation and construction sectors, and HollyFrontier, an independent petroleum refiner and marketer. Mr. Echols is also a member of the Board of Directors of Roofing Supply Hol... 
Chairperson    Chairperson
Bryan H. Lawrence 
Biography PhotoBryan H. Lawrence
Lead Director

Mr. Lawrence is a founder and senior manager of Yorktown Partners, LLC, the manager of the Yorktown group of investment partnerships, which make investments in companies engaged in the energy industry. The Yorktown partnerships were formerly affiliated with the investment firm of Dillon, Read & Co., Inc. where Mr. Lawrence had been employed since 1966, serving as a Managing Director until the merger of Dillon Read with SBC Warburg in September 1997. Mr. Lawrence also serves as a director of Hall... 
Cecil E. Martin, Jr. Independent
Biography PhotoCecil E. Martin, Jr.
Director, member of the Compensation Committee and Audit Committee

Mr. Martin is currently a partner in Land Investment Associates, a commercial development partnership, and served as chairman of the public accounting firm Martin, Dolan and Holton in Richmond, Virginia from 1973 to 1991. Martin began his career as a salesman with Exxon Corporation before working as an auditor at Ernst and Ernst. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Comstock Resources, Inc., a growing independent energy company engaged in oil and gas acquisitions, exploration and develo... 
Committee Member Committee Member   
Robert F. Murchison Independent
Biography PhotoRobert F. Murchison
Director, Chairman of the Compensation Committee, member of the Governance Committee and Finance Committee

Mr. Murchison has been the President of the general partner of Murchison Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity investment partnership, since 1992. Prior to founding Murchison Capital Partners, L.P., Mr. Murchison held various positions with Romacorp, Inc., the franchiser and operator of Tony Roma's restaurants, including Chief Executive Officer from 1984 to 1986 and Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1984 to 1993. He served as a director of Cenergy Corporation, an oil and gas exploration... 
  Chairperson Committee Member Committee Member

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