Independent DirectorDr. Thomas C. Meredith, Ed.D., is an Independent Director of Atmos Energy Corporationrationration. President, Effective Leadership LLC, a consulting firm, from April 2009 to present. Dr. Meredith has exhibited leadership skills over the past 18 years through his roles as an administrative and financial consultant to university boards and presidents, Commissioner of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, Chancellor of the University System of Georgia, Chancellor of the University of Alabama System, and President of Western Kentucky University. He also led an economic development task force for the State of Alabama, which led to the implementation of a major economic development plan for that state. Dr. Meredith is a recognized consultant in executive leadership and board development matters and he has experience in supervising executive level accounting staffs, which has added to his financial and macroeconomic knowledge and related skills.
Age: 73 Director Since 1995 Ph.DMeredith?s indepth experience with management and strategic planning, his leadership abilities and his display of the attributes discussed in the ?Qualifications for Directors? section have resulted in the Board?s nomination of Dr. Meredith to continue serving as a director of Atmos Energy.