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Crosstex Energy, L.P.
Trades on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol XTEX.
Corporate Governance - Committee Composition

Highlights | Management | Board of Directors | Committee Composition
Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Independent Independent Director
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeConflicts CommitteeGovernance CommitteeFinance Committee
Rhys J. Best Independent
Biography PhotoRhys J. Best
Director, Chairman of the Board, member of the Compensation Committee and Conflicts Committee

Mr. Best is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lone Star Technologies, Inc. He began his career at Lone Star as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lone Star Steel Company, which he held for eight years before becoming President and Chief Operating Officer of the parent company in 1997. He assumed the additional responsibilities of Chairman in January 1999 and led Lone Star until it was merged into United States Steel Company in 2007. Prior to working in the energy in... 

  Committee Member Committee Member   Chairperson
Barry E. Davis 
Biography PhotoBarry E. Davis

Barry E. Davis is President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Crosstex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: XTXI), and President and Chief Executive Officer of Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NASDAQ: XTEX). He has more than 20 years of energy-industry experience and is a well-known business leader and results-oriented entrepreneur.

Mr. Davis led the founding of Crosstex in 1996. Under his leadership, Crosstex has evolved into a significant service provider in the energy industry’s midstre... 

Leldon E. Echols Independent
Biography PhotoLeldon E. Echols
Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, member of the Finance Committee

Mr. Echols was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Centex Corporation until June 2006. Prior to joining Centex, Mr. Echols spent 22 years with Arthur Andersen, LLP. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Trinity Industries, which provides products and services to the industrial, energy, transportation and construction sectors, and HollyFrontier, an independent petroleum refiner and marketer. Mr. Echols is also a member of the Board of Directors of Roofing Supply ... 

Chairperson     Committee Member
Bryan H. Lawrence 
Biography PhotoBryan H. Lawrence

Mr. Lawrence is a founder and senior manager of Yorktown Partners, LLC, the manager of the Yorktown group of investment partnerships, which make investments in companies engaged in the energy industry. The Yorktown partnerships were formerly affiliated with the investment firm of Dillon, Read & Co., Inc. where Mr. Lawrence had been employed since 1966, serving as a Managing Director until the merger of Dillon Read with SBC Warburg in September 1997. Mr. Lawrence also serves as a director of Hall... 
Cecil E. Martin, Jr. Independent
Biography PhotoCecil E. Martin, Jr.
Director, Chairman of the Compensation Committee, member of the Audit Committee

Mr. Martin is currently a partner in Land Investment Associates, a commercial development partnership, and served as chairman of the public accounting firm Martin, Dolan and Holton in Richmond, Virginia from 1973 to 1991. Martin began his career as a salesman with Exxon Corporation before working as an auditor at Ernst and Ernst. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Comstock Resources, Inc., a growing independent energy company engaged in oil and gas acquisitions, exploration and develo... 
Committee Member Chairperson    
Dwight D. Scott 
Biography PhotoDwight D. Scott
Director, member of the Finance Committee and Compensation Committee

Donald (Dwight) Scott is a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and Head of GSO Capital Partners' Houston Office. Mr. Scott focuses on investments in the energy and power markets and is a member of GSO's Investment Committee. Before joining GSO, Mr. Scott was an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of El Paso Corporation. Prior to joining El Paso, Mr. Scott served as a managing director in the energy investment banking practice of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Sco... 
  Committee Member    Committee Member
Kyle D. Vann Independent
Biography PhotoKyle D. Vann
Director, Chairman of the Conflicts Committee, member of the Governance Committee and Audit Committee

Since 2005, Mr. Vann has served as an independent energy commodity consultant to many energy companies. Beginning in 2001, he served as CEO of Entergy-Koch, L.P., a profitable energy trading and transportation company which was sold in 2004. Previously he served as a senior vice president of Koch Industries and in various managerial positions with Exxon Corporation. Currently, Mr. Vann consults with Entergy Corporation and Texon, L.P. while serving on the boards for Texon, L.P., Legacy Reserves,... 
Committee Member   Chairperson Committee Member  

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