Liane J. Pelletier

Liane J. Pelletier has been a director of ours since June 2012, and is the Chair of our Nominating Committee and a member of our Compensation Committee. Ms. Pelletier has over twenty-five years of experience in the telecommunications industry. From October 2003 through April 2011, she served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Alaska Communications Systems and prior to that time, served as the former Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development for Sprint Corporation. Ms. Pelletier earned her M.S. in Management at the Sloan School of Business at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, from Wellesley College. Ms. Pelletier currently serves on the Board of Directors of Expeditors International, as a Trustee of the Alaska Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and as President of the National Association of Corporate Directors ("NACD", Northwest Chapter. Ms. Pelletier is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow.