Board of Directors

Board of Directors

From left to right: Dudley Taft, Jim Hance Jr., Michael Browning, John Forsgren, Dan DiMicco, Ann Maynard Gray, Jim Reinsch,
Jim Rogers, Bill Barnet III, Jim Rhodes, Phil Sharp and Alex Bernhardt Sr.

William (Bill) Barnet III

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
The Barnet Company Inc. and Barnet Development Corp.

Chair, Finance and Risk Management Committee
Member, Nuclear Oversight Committee
Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 2005

G. Alex Bernhardt Sr.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Bernhardt Furniture Company

Member, Audit Committee, Nuclear Oversight Committee
Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 1991

Michael G. Browning

President and Chairman of the Board
Browning Investments Inc.

Chair, Audit Committee
Member, Corporate Governance Committee, Finance and Risk Management Committee
Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 1990

Daniel R. (Dan) DiMicco

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Nucor Corporation

Member, Compensation Committee, Corporate Governance Committee
Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 2007

John H. Forsgren

Retired Vice Chairman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Northeast Utilities

Member, Audit Committee, Compensation Committee
Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 2009

Ann Maynard Gray

Former President, Diversified Publishing Group of ABC Inc.

Lead Director
Chair, Corporate Governance Committee
Member, Compensation Committee, Finance and Risk Management Committee
Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 1994

James H. (Jim) Hance Jr.

Retired Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
Bank of America Corp.

Chair, Compensation Committee
Member, Finance and Risk Management Committee
Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 2005

E. James (Jim) Reinsch

Retired Senior Vice President and Partner
Bechtel Group

Member, Finance and Risk Management Committee, Nuclear Oversight Committee
Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 2009

James T. (Jim) Rhodes

Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Institute of Nuclear Power Operations

Chair, Nuclear Oversight Committee
Member, Audit Committee
Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 2001

James E. (Jim) Rogers

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Duke Energy Corporation

Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 1988

Philip R. (Phil) Sharp

President
Resources for the Future

Member, Audit Committee, Nuclear Oversight Committee
Director of Duke Energy since 2007 and its predecessor companies from 1995-2006

Dudley S. Taft

President and Chief Executive Officer
Taft Broadcasting Co.

Member, Compensation Committee, Finance and Risk Management Committee
Director of Duke Energy or its predecessor companies since 1985