Nora M. Brownell was elected to the Board of Directors of Spectra Energy Partners GP, LLC in May 2007 and serves on the Audit Committee and Conflicts Committee. Ms. Brownell is co-founder and Principal of ESPY Energy Solutions, LLC and also serves on the boards of National Grid plc, ONCOR, Inc., Tangent Energy Solutions, and Times Publishing Company. In May 2001, Ms. Brownell was confirmed as commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission where she served until the expiration of her term in June 2006. During her time as commissioner, Ms. Brownell was an advocate for the development of regional transmission organizations, markets for wholesale power and national energy infrastructure development. Prior to her time as commissioner, she served as a member of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission from 1997 to 2001. Ms. Brownell previously served as acting executive director of the Regional Performing Arts Center in Philadelphia, a $200 million arts and economic development initiative and as senior vice president for Meridian Bancorp Inc’s Corporate Affairs Unit. Ms. Brownell is the former president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.