Frank Klees (Independent Director): is a highly respected professional who has held senior leadership positions in both the government and private sector. Frank served five terms as a Progressive Conservative Member of the Government of Ontario from 1995 to 2014. He held senior cabinet positions in the governments of Mike Harris and Ernie Eves including Ministers of Transportation and Tourism, Chief Government Whip and Deputy House Leader with additional responsibilities as a Member of the Management Board of Cabinet and the Board of Internal Economy. During 19 years as an elected official, Frank established strong and trusted working relationships at all levels of government. He has extensive business experience in the energy sector, financial services, and real estate development. He was a co-founder and Executive VP of Municipal Gas Corporation, served as Director and Member of the Audit and Governance Committees of Universal Energy Ltd. and was a member of the Supervisory Board of Rockwool North America since 2003. Frank is a Sr Advisor to several public and private enterprises. He provides business development, government relations, and strategic advisory services.