Committee Composition

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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
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeEnvironmental, Health, Safety and Security CommitteeGovernance Committee
Independent Directors
Rodney F. Chase 
Rodney F. Chase
Independent Director


Non-Executive Chairman, Genel Energy, plc
Tesoro Corporation Committee Membership:
Audit Committee, Governance Committee

Rodney Chase was elected to Tesoro’s Board of Directors in 2006. He is Non-Executive Chairman of Genel Energy, plc in Europe and Computer Sciences Corporation. Mr. Chase spent his 39 year career with BP plc, holding positions in shipping, refining, marketing, distribution, oil trading and gas as well as finance and strategic planning. He served ... 

Committee Member    Committee Member
Edward G. Galante 
Edward G. Galante
Independent Director


Former Senior Vice President and Member of the Management Committee of ExxonMobil Corporation
Tesoro Corporation Committee Membership:
Compensation Committee, Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Committee

Mr. Galante served as Senior Vice President and a member of the Management Committee of ExxonMobil Corporation from 2001 until his retirement in 2006. Prior to that, he held various management positions of increasing responsibility during his more than 30 ... 

  Committee Member Committee Member  
Robert W. Goldman 
Robert W. Goldman
Independent Director


Financial Consultant
Tesoro Corporation Committee Membership:
Audit Committee, Governance Committee

Robert Goldman joined the Tesoro Board of Directors in 2004. He has been an independent financial consultant since 2002. Mr. Goldman previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Conoco, Inc. He joined Conoco in 1988 as Vice President and Controller. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College and master’s degree in business administrati... 
Committee Member    Committee Member
David Lilley 
David Lilley
Independent Director


Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cytec Industries, Inc.
Tesoro Corporation Committee Membership:
Compensation Committee, Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Committee

Mr. Lilley is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Cytec Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty chemicals and materials. Previously, Mr. Lilley held senior roles with American Home Products Corporation and American Cyanamid Company.
  Chairperson Committee Member  
Mary Pat McCarthy 
Mary Pat McCarthy
Independent Director


Former Vice Chair of KPMG LLP
Tesoro Corporation Committee Membership:
Audit Committee, Governance Committee

Mary Pat McCarthy retired from her position as Vice Chair of KPMG LLP, the U.S. member firm of the global audit, tax and advisory services firm, in 2011 after attaining such position in 1998. She joined KPMG LLP in 1977 and became a partner in 1987. She held numerous senior leadership positions in the firm, including Executive Director of the KPMG Audi... 

Chairperson    Committee Member
J.W. Nokes 
J.W. Nokes
Independent Director


Retired Executive Vice President, ConocoPhillips
Tesoro Corporation Committee Membership:
Compensation Committee, Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Committee

J.W. Nokes was appointed to Tesoro’s Board of Directors in 2007. He retired from ConocoPhillips in 2000 as the Executive Vice President of Refining, Marketing, Supply and Transportation of the company’s global downstream business. Previously, he served the company as Vice President and General Manager o... 

  Committee Member Chairperson  
William H. Schumann, III 
William H. Schumann, III
Independent Director


Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FMC Technologies
Tesoro Corporation Committee Membership:
Audit Committee, Governance Committee

Mr. Schumann was elected to Tesoro’s Board of Directors in November 2016. He served as Executive Vice President of FMC Technologies, a global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry, from 2007 until his retirement in 2012. From 2001 until 2011, he served as Chief Financial Officer of FMC Technologie... 

Committee Member    Committee Member
Susan Tomasky* 
Susan Tomasky*
Lead Independent Director


Retired President of AEP Transmission
a division of American Electric Power Co, Inc.
Tesoro Corporation Committee Membership:
Audit Committee, Governance Committee
*Independent Lead Director as of December 31, 2014

Susan Tomasky was elected to Tesoro’s Board of Directors in February 2011 and serves as the Independent Lead Director as of December 31, 2014. She is Retired President of AEP Transmission, a division of American Electric Power Co, Inc. She joined ... 

    Chairperson
Michael E. Wiley 
Michael E. Wiley
Independent Director


Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Baker Hughes Incorporated
Tesoro Corporation Committee Membership:
Compensation Committee, Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Committee

Michael Wiley was elected to Tesoro’s Board of Directors in 2005. Mr. Wiley has 39 years experience in the energy industry. Most recently he served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Baker Hughes Incorporated, an oilfield services compan... 

  Committee Member Committee Member  
Patrick Y. Yang 
Patrick Y. Yang
Independent Director


Former Head of Global Technical Operations for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Tesoro Corporation Committee Membership:
Audit Committee, Governance Committee

Patrick Yang was elected to Tesoro’s Board of Directors in December 2010. From January 2010 to March 2013, he served as Head of Global Technical Operations for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. where he was responsible for the company's pharmaceutical manufacturing, process development, engineering, quality, regulatory, su... 

Committee Member    Committee Member
*Serves as Independent Lead Director as of December 31, 2014.