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John McCartney

Mr. McCartney serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of EQT. He joined EQT’s Board of Directors in July 2019. He is currently a professional director and serves on the Board of Directors of Huron Consulting Group, which he joined in October 2004, and as its non-executive chairman since May 2010. Mr. McCartney has also served on the Board of Directors of Datatec Limited since 2007, where he currently serves as the chairman of the remuneration committee. Previously, Mr. McCartney served as a member of the Board of Directors of Rice Energy from March 2015 until its acquisition by EQT in November 2017. Mr. McCartney also served on the Board of Directors of Westcon Group, Inc. from August 1998 to September 2017, serving as chairman both from March 2011 until September 2013 and from January 2001 until March 2009. In August 2011, Mr. McCartney joined the board of Transco Inc. From May 2009 until February 2015, he served on the Board of Covance Inc.



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Lydia I. Beebe

Ms. Beebe joined EQT’s Board of Director in July 2019. She currently serves as Principal of LIBB Advisors LLC, a corporate governance consulting firm. Ms. Beebe previously held a number of senior roles at Chevron Corporation, including Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer, from 1995 to April 2015. Ms. Beebe previously served as Co-Director of Stanford Institutional Investors’ Forum and as Senior Of Counsel for Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Currently, Ms. Beebe serves on the Boards of Directors for Kansas City Southern and Aemetis, Inc. Other previous and current director experience includes HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. and a number of private and charitable organizations, including the Council of Institutional Investors, the Stanford University Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, and others.


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Philip G. Behrman, Ph.D.

Dr. Behrman joined EQT's Board of Directors in July 2008 and currently serves as a member of the Audit and Public Policy and Corporate Responsibility Committees. Dr. Behrman joined the Board after retiring as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Exploration, for Marathon Oil Corporation (integrated energy company). Prior to joining Marathon in October 2000, he held various positions at Vastar Resources, Inc., British Petroleum, plc and Unocal Corporation. 

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Lee M. Canaan

Ms. Canaan joined EQT’s Board of Directors in July 2019. She is the Founder and Portfolio Manager of private investment management firm Braeburn Capital Partners, LLC. Drawing on her years of experience in the energy sector, since 2009 Ms. Canaan has also served as an independent traditional and alternative energy industry consultant for various private, public, and government entities. Currently, Ms. Canaan serves on the Boards of Directors of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, LLC, and Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. Ms. Canaan is a Chartered Financial Analyst.


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Janet L. Carrig

Ms. Carrig joined EQT's Board of Directors in July 2019. Former Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of ConocoPhillips (world's largest independent E&P company) from 2007 through 2018, serving as Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from 2006 through 2007. From 2004 through 2006, she was a Partner at Zelle, Hofmann, Voelbel, Mason & Gette P.C. From 2003 through 2004, Ms. Carrig served as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Kmart Corporation, and was Executive Vice President – Corporate Development, General Counsel and Secretary of Kellogg Company from 1999 through 2003. She has a long history of fiduciary responsibility to a wide range of institutional investors and has served as Trustee of Columbia Funds Series Trust I and Columbia Funds Variable Insurance Trust and predecessors since 1996.

Ms. Carrig brings extensive legal and corporate governance experience, having served as general counsel to Fortune 100 and Fortune 300 companies for over 20 years. Ms. Carrig brings to the Board extensive executive leadership experience, substantial legal, regulatory and governance expertise and a strong E&P industry background, having served for over a decade as general counsel of ConocoPhillips. Ms. Carrig's corporate and legal career, and her prior E&P industry experience, uniquely position her to provide leadership to the Board in legal affairs and corporate governance.


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Dr. Kathryn J. Jackson

Dr. Jackson joined EQT’s Board of Directors in July 2019. She has served as the Director of Energy and Technology Consulting for KeySource, Inc., a solutions-oriented company that provides strategic business consulting, since October 2015. Prior to that, Dr. Jackson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of RTI International Metals, a leading US producer of titanium mill products, from June 2014 to July 2015. Prior to that, Dr. Jackson was CTO and Senior Vice President of Research and Technology at Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, a nuclear plant, fuel and services company, from 2009 to June 2014 and as the Vice President of Strategy, Research & Technology from 2008 to 2009. Prior to that, Dr. Jackson served in a variety of executive positions at Tennessee Valley Authority, a government agency that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies, for seventeen years. Dr. Jackson has served on the Board of Directors at Portland General Electric since April 2014 and on the Board of Directors of Cameco Corporation since January 2017. Dr. Jackson previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Rice Energy from April 2017 until its acquisition by EQT in November 2017.


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James T. McManus II

Mr. McManus joined EQT's Board of Directors in July 2019. Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Energen Corporation (a publicly traded E&P company focused on the Permian Basin that was acquired by Diamondback Energy, Inc. in 2018), 2008 through 2018; Chief Executive Officer and President, Energen Corporation ("Energen"), 2007; President and Chief Operating Officer, Energen, 2006 to 2007; President and Chief Operating Officer of Energen's E&P subsidiary, Energen Resources, 1997 through 2006. Beginning in 2014, Mr. McManus served as a director on the board of Questar Corporation ("Questar"), a natural gas focused energy company, until the acquisition of Questar by Dominion Resources, Inc. in 2016 for approximately $4.4 billion, plus assumed debt.

Mr. McManus' long career in the industry and experience as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Energen, a publicly traded E&P company focused on drilling and development of high-quality acreage in the Permian Basin, equips him with substantial executive leadership, operations and M&A experience. Mr. McManus led Energen as Chairman, President and CEO for over a decade preceding the company's successful merger with Diamondback Energy, Inc. in 2018, a transaction that valued Energen at approximately $9.2 billion. Mr. McManus has prior experience serving on numerous industry boards, including the Independent Producers Association of America, the American Exploration Production Council, and the National Petroleum Council. Mr. McManus also possesses public company board experience and strong financial and accounting experience, having been at PricewaterhouseCoopers early in his career. Mr. McManus' strong industry, leadership, and operations experience will enable him to provide valuable insights to the Board.


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Anita M. Powers

Ms. Powers joined EQT’s Board of Directors in November 2018. Ms. Powers retired from Occidental Petroleum Corporation in January 2017 as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Exploration for Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation and as Vice President of parent Occidental Petroleum Corporation, roles in which she served since 2009. From 2006 to 2009, Ms. Powers served as Vice President of Worldwide Exploration. Prior to 2006, Ms. Powers served as Director of Worldwide Geoscience, Vice President of Exploration of Colombia and Chief Exploration Geologist for Worldwide Exploration. Ms. Powers brings more than 36 years of experience in the oil and gas industry to EQT’s Board. Ms. Powers has served as a director of California Resources Corporation and as a member of its Health, Safety and Environmental Committee since 2017.






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Daniel J. Rice, IV

Mr. Rice joined EQT’s Board of Directors in November 2017 and currently serves as a member of the Executive and Public Policy and Corporate Responsibility Committees. Mr. Rice most recently served as a director and Chief Executive Officer of Rice Energy Inc. (Rice Energy) (oil and gas exploration company acquired by EQT in November 2017) from October 2013 through November 2017; as Chief Operating Officer of Rice Energy from October 2012 through September 2013; and as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Rice Energy from October 2008 through September 2012. Mr. Rice also served as a director and as Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Rice Midstream Partners LP (master limited partnership acquired by EQT through its acquisition of Rice Energy, and subsequently merged with EQM), from August 2014 through November 2017. Prior to joining Rice Energy, Mr. Rice served as an investment banker for Tudor Pickering Holt & Co., LLC (integrated energy investment bank) in Houston, Texas, from February 2008 through October 2008. Prior to his employment at Tudor Pickering, Mr. Rice served as a senior analyst of corporate planning for Transocean Inc. (offshore drilling contractor) from March 2005 through February 2008.

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Toby Z. Rice

Mr. Rice was named President and Chief Executive Officer and joined EQT’s Board of Directors in July 2019. Mr. Rice has served as a Partner at Rice Investment Group, a multi-strategy fund investing in all verticals of the oil and gas sector, since May 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Toby Rice served as President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Rice Energy from October 2013 until its acquisition by EQT in November 2017. Mr. Toby Rice had served in a number of positions with Rice Energy, its affiliates and predecessor entities since February 2007, including President and Chief Executive Officer of a predecessor entity from February 2008 through September 2013.


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Stephen A. Thorington

Mr. Thorington joined EQT's Board of Directors in September 2010 and currently serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Thorington retired in April 2006 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Plains Exploration & Production Company (energy company engaged in the upstream oil and gas business) (now part of Freeport-McMoRan Inc.), a role in which he served since September 2002. He previously held executive management positions at Plains Resources, Inc., Ocean Energy, Inc., Seagull Energy Co. and The Chase Manhattan Bank. Mr. Thorington has also served as a director of the general partners of EQGP Holdings, LP (EQGP) and EQM Midstream Partners, LP (EQM), EQT’s publicly traded master limited partnerships, since April 2015 and February 2018, respectively, through October 2018.  He also was a director of QRE GP, LLC, the general partner of QR Energy, LP (oil and gas production master limited partnership), from January 2011 through the acquisition of QR Energy, LP by Breitburn Energy Partners LP in November 2014. He also served as a director of KMG Chemicals Inc. (diversified chemical company) from May 2007 through December 2014, at which time he retired from the Board at the conclusion of his then-current term.

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Hallie A. Vanderhider

Ms. Vanderhider joined EQT’s Board of Directors in July 2019. She has served as Managing Director of SFC Management LP since January 2016. Previously, Ms. Vanderhider served as Managing Partner of Catalyst Partners LLC, from August 2013 to May 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Vanderhider served in a number of positions at Black Stone Minerals Company, L.P. (“Black Stone”), including as President & Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Black Stone, Ms. Vanderhider served as Chief Financial Officer for EnCap Investments from 1994 to 2003. Currently, Ms. Vanderhider serves on the Board of Directors of Noble Midstream GP LLC, since September 2016. Previously, Ms. Vanderhider served on the Boards of Directors of PetroLogistics GP LLC, Mississippi Resources LLC, Bright Horizons LLC, Grey Rock Energy Management LLC and Black Stone. Ms. Vanderhider is a Certified Public Accountant.


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