Board Committees

Committee Chair = Chair Committee Member = Member Independent Director = Independent Director
  Audit Executive Governance Human Resources
Michael D. Barnes Independent Director   Member of Executive Committee Committee Chair for Governance Committee  
Michael Barnes

Elected 1991 (Washington Gas), November 2000 (WGL Holdings)
 
Michael D. Barnes, age 72, is a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy in Washington, D.C. He was previously Senior Of Counsel to the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP from 2007 through December 2010. He was President of The Brady Campaign and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence from 2000 through 2006. He was previously a partner in the law firm of Hogan & Hartson LLP (now Hogan Lovells, LLP). Mr. Barnes was United States Representative from Maryland’s 8th Congressional District from 1979 to 1987. In January 2013, he was appointed to the Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics by Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. He has previously served as a director of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, as a director of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and Chairman of the Washington Suburban Transit Commission, appointed by Governors of the State of Maryland.
 
Mr. Barnes has been a director of Washington Gas Light Company since 1991, a director of WGL Holdings since November 2000 and serves as Chairman of the Governance Committee. As Chairman of the Governance Committee, Mr. Barnes also serves as Lead Director for the Board. Mr. Barnes has a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina and a J.D. degree with Honors from George Washington University.

 

George P. Clancy, Jr. Independent Director Committee Chair for Audit Committee Member of Executive Committee   Member of Human Resources Committee
James W. Dyke, Jr. Independent Director     Member of Governance Committee Member of Human Resources Committee
Nancy C. Floyd Independent Director Member of Audit Committee   Member of Governance Committee  
Linda Gooden Independent Director       Member of Human Resources Committee
James F. Lafond Independent Director   Member of Executive Committee   Committee Chair for Human Resources Committee
Debra L. Lee Independent Director Member of Audit Committee      
Terry D. McCallister   Committee Chair for Executive Committee    
Dale S. Rosenthal Independent Director Member of Audit Committee      

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