The Board of Directors of Western Midstream Holdings, LLC, our general partner, provides oversight of our operations and activities. The Board of Directors has eight 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.
On November 11, 2020, the WES Code of Ethics for Chief Executive Officer and Senior Financial Officers was eliminated and incorporated within WES’s Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.
The Board has established three independent committees to assist it in carrying out its fiduciary duties to our unitholders: the Audit Committee, the Special Committee, and the ESG Committee. The charters for each of these committees are found below.
Members: Mr. Owen (Chairperson), Mr.Schulte, and Ms. Stewart
Members: Mr. Schulte (Chairperson), Mr. Owen, and Ms. Stewart
Members: Mr. Brown (Chairperson), Mr. Bennett, and Ms. Clark