GrenHunter Water

Board Members

Gary C. Evans – FOUNDER, Chairman, AND Interim Chief Executive officer

Gary C. Evans is the chairman and founder of GreenHunter Energy. He has served as the Company's chairman since December 2006. He served as the Company's President from inception until October 2009 and as the Company's Chief Executive Office from inception until January 2013.

Mr. Evans is also the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation, a NYSE listed company. Mr. Evans previously founded and served as the chairman and chief executive officer of Magnum Hunter Resources, Inc. (MHR) a NYSE listed company, for twenty years before selling MHRI to Cimarex Energy for approximately $2.2 billion in June 2005.

Mr. Evans serves as an Individual Trustee of TEL Offshore Trust, a NASDAQ listed oil and gas trust, and is the lead director of Novavax Inc., a NASDAQ listed clinical-stage vaccine biotechnology company.

Mr. Evans was recognized by Ernst and Young as the Southwest Area 2004 Entrepreneur of the Year for the Energy Sector and was subsequently inducted into the World Hall of Fame for Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs.

In nominating Mr. Evans, the board concluded the Company would benefit from Mr. Evans' extensive expertise as a chief executive officer with publicly held energy companies and his industry, investment banking and commercial lending contacts and experience.

Ronald H. Walker – Director

Ronald H. Walker has been a director of the company since November 1, 2007. Prior to his retirement in 2001, Mr. Walker was a senior partner with Korn/Ferry International, the world’s largest executive search firm, for over 20 years. At Korn/Ferry, Mr. Walker’s client base included the Fortune 100 companies. Mr. Walker’s extensive record of government service includes Special Assistant to the President of the United States from 1969 to 1972, where he was the founder and first director of the White House Advance Office. In this position, he was responsible for planning and coordinating all Presidential travel both domestic and international. Those visits included all 50 states and 25 countries. He personally directed the preparations for the President’s historic trips to the People’s Republic of China and Russia.

President Nixon appointed Mr. Walker the 8th Director of the National Park Service in December 1972, where he served until 1975. In this position, he was charged with the preservation and care of the country’s 300 National Park System areas encompassing 300 million acres of land. He administered a budget of $350 million and managed 15,000 employees who served the 230 million people that visit America’s parklands annually.

Mr. Walker previously served as a consultant to the White House Personnel Office. He has also served as a senior advisor to four Presidents and on Special Diplomatic assignments abroad. In addition, he has served as a senior advisor to nine Republican Conventions, highlighted by his Chairmanship and position of CEO of the 1984 Republican National Convention held in Dallas, Texas. At the request of President Ronald Reagan, he also chaired the 50th Presidential Inauguration.

Mr. Walker has served on numerous boards, both public and private, including being a public-sector member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Kennedy Center, Vice Chair of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, past chairman of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, the National Park Foundation, Grand Teton National Park Foundation, Ford’s Theatre, and Vice Chairman of the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution.

Mr. Walker is a distinguished graduate from the University of Arizona with a BA in Government and American History. He also served in the U.S. Army, reaching the rank of captain.

Roy E. Easley - Director

Mr. Easley has over 32 years of business development and executive management experience in the oil and natural gas exploration and production industry..

Mr. Easley is Managing Partner of Easley Exploration Partners, LLC in Dallas which was formed to develop exploration projects in Texas.

Previously, Mr. Easley served in various roles with Hunt Oil Company including Senior Vice President of Hunt’s U.S. Exploration, U.S. Exploration and Production and Gulf Coast/Gulf of Mexico operations. Prior to Hunt, Mr. Easley was Director of Business Development for Chieftain International where he was responsible for acquisitions as well as assisting the Chief Operating Officer in management of the Company’s Gulf of Mexico business activities. Mr. Easley was also associated with Tana Oil and Gas Corporation and he began his career with Exxon Company USA after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geological Sciences.

Mr. Easley is a member of IPAA and recently served as Vice President and Director of the Dallas Petroleum Club.

Julie Silcock - Director

Ms. Silcock is Managing Director and Co-Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Investment Banking practice in the Southwest Region of the U.S. She has more than 25 years of experience advising companies on mergers and acquisitions equity and debt capital market transactions, private debt and equity placements, and high-yield offerings for growth-oriented companies across all industries. She joined Houlihan Lokey in March 2009 to expand its client coverage through her broad and deep relationships with CEOs and business leaders. Ms. Silcock is based in the Dallas office.

Before joining the firm, Ms. Silcock was Founder, Managing Director, and Head of Southwest Investment Banking for Citigroup Global Markets Inc. from 2000 to early 2009. From 1997 to 2000, she was a Managing Director with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette’s Investment Banking Practice in Dallas, where she executed the full range of transactions for clients in the industrial, business and financial services, energy, consumer, technology, and media and telecom sectors. From 1989 to 1997, she was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co. in Dallas, where she focused on growth-oriented companies in the Southwest and Southeast. During the course of her career, she has led teams on initial and a series of subsequent capital market and M&A transactions for companies that have reached significant scale, including Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (now part of Xerox Corp.), Aleris International, Inc. (taken private by TPG Capital), Brightstar Corp., Cinemark, Inc., Compaq Computer Corp. (now part of Hewlett-Packard Co.), Dean Foods Co., Outdoor Systems (now part of Clear Channel Communications Inc.), Ubiquitel, Inc. (Sprint affiliate sold to Sprint Nextel Corp.), and United Insurance Co. (now part of Aon PLC). Ms. Silcock began her career at Credit Suisse Group in New York in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group.

Ms. Silcock graduated cum laude with a B.A. from Princeton University and earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She remains active with both Princeton and Stanford (Co-Chairman of Stanford’s 25th Reunion Fundraising Campaign in 2010), and is on the Board of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association, which supports Olympic athletes. She was formerly on the Board of Mesa Airlines, a publicly traded company. She is currently a member of Women Corporate Directors (WCD), an organization of women who serve on public company Boards.


Executive Officers

KIRK J. TROSCLAIR – chief operating officer

Mr. Trosclair serves as Chief Operating Officer for Green Hunter Resources, while also serving as Senior Vice President of Magnum Hunter Resources drilling subsidiary, Alpha Hunter Drilling, LLC.

Mr. Trosclair brings more than 21 years of diversified energy experience to both Green Hunter Resources and Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation. His background includes drilling and exploration, engineering design, oilfield fluid terminal operations, logistics management, construction, and business development.

Prior to serving the Company as EVP, Mr. Trosclair served as Director of Terminal Operations for Green Hunter Resources, Inc. and continues to oversee all operations for Green Hunter Resources - including the regions of the Appalachian Basin, the Williston Basin, Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, and the Eagle Ford Shale. Mr. Trosclair received his B.A. and A.S. in Petroleum Engineering Technology from Nicholls State University.

Morgan F. Johnston – Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Morgan F. Johnston has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company since March 1, 2007.

From June of 2005 until March 1, 2007, Mr. Johnston was a sole practitioner representing clients in corporate and securities law. He served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Magnum Hunter Resources, Inc., an NYSE-listed company, from January 1, 2003 to June of 2005. He previously served as MHR’s Vice President and General Counsel since April 1997 and also served as MHR’s Secretary since May 1, 1996.

Mr. Johnston was in private practice as a sole practitioner from May 1, 1996 to April 1, 1997, specializing in corporate and securities law. From February 1994 to May 1996, Mr. Johnston served as general counsel for Millennia, Inc. and Digital Communications Technology Corporation, two American Stock Exchange-listed companies. He also previously served as Securities Counsel for Motel 6 L.P., an NYSE-listed company. Mr. Johnston graduated cum laude from Texas Tech Law School in May 1986 and was also a member of the Texas Tech Law Review. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas.

ronald mcclung – Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. McClung, who is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in good standing with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, brings more than twenty-five years of both public and private company audit, treasury, risk management, SEC public company reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, due diligence and acquisition integration experience.

Mr. McClung initiated his career as an audit manager while at public accounting firms KPMG and Robinson, Burdette, Martin & Cowan, LLP, and as a Corporate Controller while at Key Energy Services, Inc. and as a Chief Financial Officer at Basic Energy Services, Inc. Most of Mr. McClung’s experience has been in the oilfield service sector with companies that are heavily involved in both salt water disposal and trucking operations associated with this business.

Most recently, Mr. McClung has served as Corporate Controller for Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. – a land based oil and gas well drilling and pressure pumping services company. Mr. McClung earned a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Texas Tech University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

robert sloan – senior VICE PRESIDENT of operations

Mr. Sloan has provided operations, development and acquisition-related consulting to GreenHunter since June 2011.He brings more than 15 years of operations and finance expertise with high growth companies in the oil and gas industry, serving as COO and CTO, facilitating acquisitions, divestitures, and corporate development. Mr. Sloan graduated from the University of Texas with a BBA in Business Management.

melissa pagen – Assistant VICE PRESIDENT, investor Communications

Ms. Pagen owned and operated an oilfield supply company in the Bakken Shale Play of North Dakota until 2013 . She served as Vice President, Marketing & Sales of Sionix Corporation until 2012 where she provided global representation
of the company’s patented water treatment technology. 

Ms. Pagen graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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