The Board of Directors of Western Gas Equity Holdings, LLC, our general partner, provides oversight of our operations and activities. The Board of Directors has seven directors, three of whom are independent as defined under the independence standards established by the New York Stock Exchange and federal securities laws.
The Board has also adopted the following governance documents as part of its commitment to sound governance practices and promoting the ethical conduct of our business operations.
- Corporate Governance Guidelines
- Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
- Code of Ethics for CEO and Senior Financial Officers
The Board has established two independent committees to assist it in carrying out its fiduciary duties to our unitholders: the Audit Committee and the Special Committee. The charters for each of these committees are found below.
Member: Mr. Tudor (Chairperson), Mr. Hix, Mr. Stewart
Member: Mr. Hix (Chairperson), Mr. Stewart