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Corporate Governance - Committee Composition

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 Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating & Governance Committee
William  G. Bardel 
William  G. Bardel
Director


Mr. Bardel has served as director of the General Partner since March 2015. Mr. Bardel served as director of BSNR from 2004 to 2015. He has acted as a financial consultant to a number of educational institutions since 2006. He previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Lawrenceville School, a preparatory high school in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, from 1994 until 2006. The Lawrenceville School had an annual budget of $40 million and an endowment of $200 million. Mr. Bardel served as... 

  Chairperson  
Carin M. Barth Financial Expert
Carin M. Barth
Director


Ms. Barth has served as a director of the General Partner since March 2015. She has served as President of LB Capital, Inc., a private capital firm she co-founded in 1988, since 2005. She has also served on the boards of directors of the Ronald McDonald House of Houston since 2007; Strategic Growth Bank Incorporated and its affiliate, Capital Bank, N.A., since 2010; The Welch Foundation since 2012; Enterprise Products Holdings LLC since 2015; and Group 1 Automotive, Inc. since 2017. Ms. Barth... 

Chairperson   
Thomas  L. Carter, Jr. 
Thomas  L. Carter, Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman


Mr. Carter has served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the General Partner since November 2014. Mr. Carter founded BSMC, our predecessor, and served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Black Stone Natural Resources, L.L.C. (“BSNR”), the former general partner of BSMC, from 1998 to 2015. Mr. Carter served as Managing General Partner of W.T. Carter & Bro. from 1987 to 1992 and Black Stone Energy Company from 1980 to present, both of which preceded the Gen... 

   
D. Mark DeWalch 
D. Mark DeWalch
Director


Mr. DeWalch has served as director of the General Partner since March 2015. Mr. DeWalch served as director of BSNR from 2009 to 2015. Mr. DeWalch has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DeWalch Technologies, Inc. since 1993 and has been a co-owner of DeWalch Technologies, Inc. since 1995. Mr. DeWalch has served on the board of directors of DeWalch Technologies, Inc. since 1985. Mr. DeWalch also serves as President of DeWalch Holdings LLC and is co-owner of DeWalc... 

   Committee Member
Ricky J. Haeflinger 
Ricky J. Haeflinger
Director


Mr. Haeflinger has served as a director of the General Partner since March 2015. Mr. Haeflinger served as a director of BSNR from January 2013 to 2015. Since 2012 and 2011, respectively, he has served as a Senior Investment Officer and Assistant Treasurer for Mayo Clinic, a non-profit, world-wide leader in medical care, research, and education, where he also has responsibility for Mayo Clinic Treasury Services operations, including the custodial relationship, actuarial relationship, issuance ... 

Committee Member   
Jerry V. Kyle, Jr. 
Jerry V. Kyle, Jr.
Director


Mr. Kyle has served as director of the General Partner since March 2015. Mr. Kyle served as director of BSNR from January 2013 to 2015. Mr. Kyle has been a Partner at Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP since 2002. Mr. Kyle received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1990 and his B.A. from The Colorado College in 1984. He is a member of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Austin Bar Association.

Mr. Kyle’s extensive experience as a lawyer practicing in matters related to financ... 

Committee Member   
Michael C Linn 
Michael C Linn
Director


Mr. Linn has served as a director of the General Partner since March 2015. Mr. Linn served as director of BSNR from January 2013 to 2015. Mr. Linn is the founder of Linn Energy LLC and served as a director of Linn Energy LLC from December 2011 to 2017. Prior to such time, he was Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Linn Energy LLC since January 2010 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Linn Energy, LLC from December 2007 to January 2010. Following his retirement as Executive... 

  Committee Member  
John H. Longmaid 
John H. Longmaid
Director


Mr. Longmaid has served as director of the General Partner since March 2015. Mr. Longmaid served as director of W.T. Carter & Bro., a predecessor to BSMC, then BSNR from 1984 to 2015. He has been the President of John Longmaid Designs, Inc., a Maine corporation since 1982. Mr. Longmaid holds a B.S. degree in physics/environmental science from the University of Puget Sound with additional studies in physical chemistry, advanced math, and engineering. He attended post graduate studies at Washin... 

  Committee Member  
William N. Mathis 
William N. Mathis
Director


Mr. Mathis has served as director of the General Partner since March 2015. Mr. Mathis served as director of BSNR from 2009 to 2015. Since 2001, he has been the managing partner of Conti Street Partners LLC, an investment company in Houston, Texas. He has served on the board of Highland Resources, Inc. since 2004 and the board of The GRB Partnership since 1998, and has been chairman of Australis Aquaculture LLC since 2009. He has also served as managing member of Wellspring Energy Partners, L.... 

   Chairperson
William E. Randall 
William E. Randall
Director


Mr. Randall was elected as director of the General Partner in June 2017. Mr. Randall has been a commercial real estate developer since 2001, and owns, manages, and leases retail shopping centers in the greater Houston, Texas area in various single purpose entities not affiliated with the Partnership. Additionally, Mr. Randall is an active manager in family investments, including venture capital, farming and ranching operations, and stock portfolios. Mr. Randall is a Captain in the Naval Reser... 

Committee Member   
Alexander D. Stuart 
Alexander D. Stuart
Director


Mr. Stuart has served as director of the General Partner since March 2015. Mr. Stuart served as director of BSNR from 1990 to 2015. He has been the President of North Star Investments, an investment firm responsible for identifying and managing a wide variety of assets, since 2004 and has served as the managing partner of RDS Investments, a limited partnership with extensive holdings in private equity, venture capital, real estate, energy, and publicly traded stocks and bonds since 2005. Mr. ... 

  Committee Member  
Allison K. Thacker 
Allison K. Thacker
Director


Ms. Thacker has served as director of the General Partner since March 2015. Ms. Thacker served as director of BSNR from January 2013 to 2015. She joined Rice University in 2011 as Vice President for Investments and Treasurer and President of the Rice Management Company with the responsibility of managing a $5.5 billion endowment fund. Prior to joining Rice University, Ms. Thacker spent 11 years with RS Investments, a San Francisco-based investment firm specializing in public equities. At RS I... 

   Committee Member