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Committee Composition

  Audit Committee Quality Committee Compensation Committee Nominating & Governance Special DOJ Committee
Christopher R. Christensen   Member of Quality Committee      
Director

Christopher R. Christensen has served as our President since 1999 and our Chief Executive Officer since April 2006. Mr. Christensen has concurrently served as a member of our Board of Directors since 1999 and currently sits on the Board's quality assurance and compliance committee. He previously served as our Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to April 2006. Prior to joining Ensign, Mr. Christensen served as acting Chief Operating Officer of Covenant Care, Inc., a California-based provider of long-term care. Mr. Christensen has presided over our operations and growth since our inception in 1999.

Christopher R. Christensen has served as our President since 1999 and our Chief Executive Officer since April 2006. Mr. Christensen has concurrently served as a member of our Board of Directors since 1999 and currently sits on the Board's quality assurance and compliance committee. He previously served as our Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to April 2006. Prior to joining Ensign, Mr. Christensen served as acting Chief Operating Officer of Covenant Care, Inc., a California-based provider of long-term care. Mr. Christensen has presided over our operations and growth since our inception in 1999.

Christopher R. Christensen has served as our President since 1999 and our Chief Executive Officer since April 2006. Mr. Christensen has concurrently served as a member of our Board of Directors since 1999 and currently sits on the Board's quality assurance and compliance committee. He previously served as our Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to April 2006. Prior to joining Ensign, Mr. Christensen served as acting Chief Operating Officer of Covenant Care, Inc., a California-based provider of long-term care. Mr. Christensen has presided over our operations and growth since our inception in 1999.
Roy E. Christensen Chairman of the Board          
Chairman of the Board

Roy E. Christensen has served as our Chairman of the Board since 1999 and currently serves on the Board's quality assurance and compliance committee. He served as our Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to April 2006. He is a 48-year veteran of the long-term care industry, and was founder and Chairman of both Beverly Enterprises, Inc., a healthcare company, and GranCare, Inc. (which later merged into Mariner Post-Acute Network, Inc.) a healthcare company. In 1994, he founded Covenant Care, Inc., a successful long-term care company, and served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to 1997. He was Chairman of GranCare, Inc. from 1988 to 1993, and Chief Executive Officer of GranCare, Inc. from 1988 to 1991. He was a member of President Nixon's Healthcare Advisory Task Force on Medicare and Medicaid, and spent four years as a member of the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare's Advisory Task Force during the Nixon Administration.


Antoinette T. Hubenette, M.D.   Committee Chair for Quality Committee     Member of Special DOJ Committee
Director

Antoinette T. Hubenette, M.D. has served as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2003. She currently serves as Chairperson of the Board's quality assurance and compliance committee, and also serves on the Board's audit, compensation and nomination and corporate governance committees. Dr. Hubenette is a practicing physician and the former President of Cedars-Sinai Medical Group in Beverly Hills, California. She has been on the staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center since 1982, which is in the Los Angeles area. She has served as a director of First California Bank, and its predecessor, Mercantile National Bank, since 1998, and she has served on the board of directors of Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation and GranCare, Inc. (which was later merged into Mariner Post-Acute Network, Inc.). She is a member of numerous medical associations and organizations.


John G. Nackel, Ph.D. Member of Audit Committee Member of Quality Committee Committee Chair for Compensation Committee   Committee Chair for Special DOJ Committee
Director

John G. Nackel, Ph.D. has served as a member of our Board of Directors since his election to the Board in June 2008. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board's compensation committee and Vice Chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee, and also serves on the Board's audit committee. Mr. Nackel is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Ingenix Consulting, a division of United Health Group. Ingenix Consulting serves the payer, provider, life science and government sectors with strategy, performance improvement, clinical performance and information technology and capital services. Mr. Nackel is a 25-year veteran where he advised health care companies in his role as a global managing director of Ernst & Young LLP's Healthcare Consulting business unit and New Ventures unit. In May 2007 he founded and began serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Three-Sixty Advisory Group, LLC, a healthcare consulting company dedicated to helping emerging healthcare and medical technology companies develop and implement successful strategies for growth, efficiency and capital. Mr. Nackel was President and Chief Executive Officer of Salick Cardiovascular Centers, Inc. from January 2006 to February 2007 and Executive Vice President of U.S. Technology from November 2003 to May 2005. During his career, Mr. Nackel has also served as an executive, board member or chairman of several privately held start-ups and emerging companies, including HealthTask, ConnectedHealth, NetStrike, and Sertan, Inc. He earned his bachelor's degree at Tufts University, master's degrees in public health and industrial engineering at the University of Missouri, and a Ph.D. in industrial engineering (health systems design) at the University of Missouri. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He is a senior member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).


Daren Shaw Committee Chair for Audit Committee   Member of Compensation Committee Member of Nominating & Governance Committee Member of Special DOJ Committee
Director

Mr. Shaw has served for more than 32 years in leadership capacities with several financial services firms. He most recently served for 15 years in the Investment Banking Group at D.A. Davidson & Co., a middle-market full-service investment banking firm with approximately 1,100 employees, $30 billion under management and operations throughout the U.S., where he is currently a Managing Director. He also served for 12 years with Pacific Crest Securities (formerly known as Gallagher Capital Corp.), in various roles including Managing Director. During his term as Managing Director at D.A. Davidson & Co., Mr. Shaw has been the lead investment banker in a wide variety of transactions including public stock offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Shaw has also served as a member of the board of directors of Agri-Service, Inc., an agricultural equipment dealer based in Twin Falls, Idaho, since 2010, and as a member of the board of directors of Cadet Manufacturing, a zonal electric heater manufacturer based in Vancouver, Washington, since 2005.


Barry M. Smith   Member of Quality Committee Member of Compensation Committee Member of Nominating & Governance Committee  
Director

Barry M. Smith has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Magellan Health Services, Inc., the nation's largest provider of behavioral health services, a leading national provider of radiology benefit management services, specialty pharmacy and prescription benefit management services, since 2013. He founded and served as chairman, president and CEO of VistaCare, Inc., a national provider of hospice services, from 1996 to 2002, and he served as chairman of VistaCare in 2003. From 1990 through 1995, Mr. Smith served as Chairman and CEO of Value Rx, Inc., which was then one of the country's largest pharmacy benefit management companies, and, prior to that, served as vice president of operations for PCS Health Systems, also a pharmacy benefit management firm. Within the past five years Mr. Smith also served on the board of directors of Inpatient Consultants, Inc., the nation's largest provider of hospital services delivering patient are in acute care hospitals. We believe Mr. Smith's extensive experience as a proven and experienced leader in many healthcare businesses that are closely related to our businesses as well as his valuable strategic and other management insights support the conclusion that he should serve as one of our directors.


Lee A. Daniels Member of Audit Committee   Member of Compensation Committee Committee Chair for Nominating & Governance Committee  
Director

Lee A. Daniels is currently a professor of International Business and Marketing at the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University where he has been teaching since 2004. Prior to joining the faculty at BYU, Mr. Daniels spent 25 years in international business where he worked in over 30 countries. Mr. Daniels served as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of Daniels Capital, LLC, an investment company that made private equity investments and other investments. Mr. Daniels has also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Telecom 5, a Utah-based telecommunications company from 2004 to 2005, President of Newbridge Capital, Japan from 2001 to 2004, President and Representative Director of Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. from its merger with Titus Communications to 2000 and Titus Communications from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Daniels spent the majority of his career at AT&T where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Japan Ltd. from 1994 to 1998 and concurrently served as the Chairman of JENS, one of the first Internet Service Providers in Japan. Mr. Daniels has also served on numerous boards in Japan and the U.S., including Raser Technologies and Pro Image. Mr. Daniels received a B.S. degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University, a Masters Degree in International Business from Sophia University in Japan and completed the Executive Development Program at the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. We believe that Mr. Daniels' extensive management and board experience and his proven leadership and business capabilities support the conclusion that he should serve as one of our directors.


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Incentive Grant Approval Procedures:

For related party grants:

The Audit Committee meets briefly AS NEEDED before each quarterly Board Meeting to review proposed Related Party transactions and approve them. Grants are approved as proposed RPTs, but recommended to the Comp Committee, which has final say on those approvals.

For all grants:

The Compensation Committee meets briefly before each quarterly Board Meeting to review grants and approve them. No Board approval is necessary thereafter, unless the Committee wants to refer one or more grants to the Board as a whole. Under our 2007 Omnibus Incentive Plan, grant administration is assigned to the Comp Committee. We deferred commencing this procedure and continued having the board also approve grants as a Committee of the Whole until 2/23/09 when the Comp Committee was reorganized, as Charlie was arguably not "independent" for ยง162(m) purposes. Section 162(m) allows a deduction for "excess" compensation to Section 16 Officers.

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