M. Jeannine Strandjord
M. JEANNINE STRANDJORD has served on our Board since March 26, 2001. From September 2003 until November 2005 when she retired, Ms. Strandjord served as Senior Vice President and Chief Integration Officer of Sprint Corporation ("Sprint") with responsibility for implementation of Sprint's transformation, including overall program management of comprehensive process redesign and organizational development. From January, 2003 to September, 2003, she was Senior Vice President of Financial Services of Sprint. Other jobs at Sprint included Senior Vice President and Treasurer, Vice President and Controller, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Amerisource, a subsidiary of Sprint, where she started at Sprint in 1985. Prior to joining Sprint, Ms. Strandjord was with Macy's Midwest and had held positions with Kansas City Power & Light Co. and Ernst and Whinney. Ms. Strandjord holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and business administration from the University of Kansas and is a certified public accountant. She is a member of the board of six registered investment companies which are a part of American Century Funds, a member of the board and the audit committee of DST Systems, Inc. and a member of the board of Charming Shoppes, Inc.