Board Committees

Audit Committee Position

Luisa Ingargiola

Independent Director

Ms. Ingargiola has a diverse experience in capital markets with public companies.  She is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Avalon GloboCare, a leading biotech health care company that is developing cell based therapeutic and diagnostic technologies for cancer and other diseases. Ms. Ingargiola also serves as a Director and Audit Chair of FTE Networks, a leading provider of innovative technology-orientated solutions for network infrastructure and intelligent buildings.  Ms. Ingargiola is a former Chief Financial Officer and current board member of MagneGas Corporation. In addition, she has served as Audit Chair for several public companies in the technology, environmental and energy industries. She is a graduate of the University of Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She also has a Master of Health Administration, University of South Florida.

Chair

Steven Sanders

Chairman

Mr. Sanders is the founding partner of Sanders Ortoli Vaughn-Flam Rosenstadt LLP, the predecessor of the New York based law firm of Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP. He is currently “Of Counsel” to Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP. Mr. Sanders has more than 45 years of experience practicing international corporate law spanning North America, Europe and Asia. He has a BBA from City College of New York, a Juris Doctorate from Cornell Law School and is a member of the American and New York bar associations.

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Peter Savagian

Independent Director

Mr. Savagian is a pioneer in automotive electrification, with a broad spectrum of expertise in the technology, development, launch and production of electric vehicles. In 1990 he began work on the General Motors EV1, the first modern electric vehicle and was named Chief Engineer of Electric Propulsion Systems in 1998. Later, as General Director of Electrified Propulsion, he built and led multiple teams to innovate, engineer and execute the full range of electrified vehicle propulsion systems. His accomplishments at General Motors include 13 electrified autos brought to production. Notably, these include the first modern Electric Vehicle, the GM EV1, the first plug-in hybrid, the Chevy Volt, and the industry’s first long-range value EV, the Chevy Bolt.

Mr. Savagian is presently Senior VP of Engineering at Ampaire, an electric aircraft startup company where he directs innovation, design, development and certification of electric propulsion systems and their integration into short-haul, fixed-wing electric aircrafts. He holds 44 patents and has authored 17 technical publications in the field of electrification. Mr. Savagian holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, an MS in Operations Research Engineering from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Duke University.

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Joanne Yan

Independent Director

Ms. Yan brings 25 years of experience in advising and managing both publicly traded and private companies. She serves as the President of Joyco Consulting Services, which she founded in 1994 to provide consulting services in the areas of corporate structuring, business development and strategic planning initiatives.

Ms. Yan has served on the Board of Directors of several public and private companies, including the Zongshen Industrial Group, Electra Meccanica’s strategic manufacturing partner. Recently, she led a transaction that enabled a Chinese company to acquire a 49% interest in Harbour Air, the largest sea plane operator in North America.

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Compensation Committee Position

Peter Savagian

Independent Director

Mr. Savagian is a pioneer in automotive electrification, with a broad spectrum of expertise in the technology, development, launch and production of electric vehicles. In 1990 he began work on the General Motors EV1, the first modern electric vehicle and was named Chief Engineer of Electric Propulsion Systems in 1998. Later, as General Director of Electrified Propulsion, he built and led multiple teams to innovate, engineer and execute the full range of electrified vehicle propulsion systems. His accomplishments at General Motors include 13 electrified autos brought to production. Notably, these include the first modern Electric Vehicle, the GM EV1, the first plug-in hybrid, the Chevy Volt, and the industry’s first long-range value EV, the Chevy Bolt.

Mr. Savagian is presently Senior VP of Engineering at Ampaire, an electric aircraft startup company where he directs innovation, design, development and certification of electric propulsion systems and their integration into short-haul, fixed-wing electric aircrafts. He holds 44 patents and has authored 17 technical publications in the field of electrification. Mr. Savagian holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, an MS in Operations Research Engineering from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Duke University.

Chair

Luisa Ingargiola

Independent Director

Ms. Ingargiola has a diverse experience in capital markets with public companies.  She is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Avalon GloboCare, a leading biotech health care company that is developing cell based therapeutic and diagnostic technologies for cancer and other diseases. Ms. Ingargiola also serves as a Director and Audit Chair of FTE Networks, a leading provider of innovative technology-orientated solutions for network infrastructure and intelligent buildings.  Ms. Ingargiola is a former Chief Financial Officer and current board member of MagneGas Corporation. In addition, she has served as Audit Chair for several public companies in the technology, environmental and energy industries. She is a graduate of the University of Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She also has a Master of Health Administration, University of South Florida.

Member

Steven Sanders

Chairman

Mr. Sanders is the founding partner of Sanders Ortoli Vaughn-Flam Rosenstadt LLP, the predecessor of the New York based law firm of Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP. He is currently “Of Counsel” to Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP. Mr. Sanders has more than 45 years of experience practicing international corporate law spanning North America, Europe and Asia. He has a BBA from City College of New York, a Juris Doctorate from Cornell Law School and is a member of the American and New York bar associations.

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Joanne Yan

Independent Director

Ms. Yan brings 25 years of experience in advising and managing both publicly traded and private companies. She serves as the President of Joyco Consulting Services, which she founded in 1994 to provide consulting services in the areas of corporate structuring, business development and strategic planning initiatives.

Ms. Yan has served on the Board of Directors of several public and private companies, including the Zongshen Industrial Group, Electra Meccanica’s strategic manufacturing partner. Recently, she led a transaction that enabled a Chinese company to acquire a 49% interest in Harbour Air, the largest sea plane operator in North America.

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Compensation Committee Charter

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Position

Joanne Yan

Independent Director

Ms. Yan brings 25 years of experience in advising and managing both publicly traded and private companies. She serves as the President of Joyco Consulting Services, which she founded in 1994 to provide consulting services in the areas of corporate structuring, business development and strategic planning initiatives.

Ms. Yan has served on the Board of Directors of several public and private companies, including the Zongshen Industrial Group, Electra Meccanica’s strategic manufacturing partner. Recently, she led a transaction that enabled a Chinese company to acquire a 49% interest in Harbour Air, the largest sea plane operator in North America.

Chair

Steven Sanders

Chairman

Mr. Sanders is the founding partner of Sanders Ortoli Vaughn-Flam Rosenstadt LLP, the predecessor of the New York based law firm of Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP. He is currently “Of Counsel” to Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP. Mr. Sanders has more than 45 years of experience practicing international corporate law spanning North America, Europe and Asia. He has a BBA from City College of New York, a Juris Doctorate from Cornell Law School and is a member of the American and New York bar associations.

Member

Luisa Ingargiola

Independent Director

Ms. Ingargiola has a diverse experience in capital markets with public companies.  She is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Avalon GloboCare, a leading biotech health care company that is developing cell based therapeutic and diagnostic technologies for cancer and other diseases. Ms. Ingargiola also serves as a Director and Audit Chair of FTE Networks, a leading provider of innovative technology-orientated solutions for network infrastructure and intelligent buildings.  Ms. Ingargiola is a former Chief Financial Officer and current board member of MagneGas Corporation. In addition, she has served as Audit Chair for several public companies in the technology, environmental and energy industries. She is a graduate of the University of Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She also has a Master of Health Administration, University of South Florida.

Member

Peter Savagian

Independent Director

Mr. Savagian is a pioneer in automotive electrification, with a broad spectrum of expertise in the technology, development, launch and production of electric vehicles. In 1990 he began work on the General Motors EV1, the first modern electric vehicle and was named Chief Engineer of Electric Propulsion Systems in 1998. Later, as General Director of Electrified Propulsion, he built and led multiple teams to innovate, engineer and execute the full range of electrified vehicle propulsion systems. His accomplishments at General Motors include 13 electrified autos brought to production. Notably, these include the first modern Electric Vehicle, the GM EV1, the first plug-in hybrid, the Chevy Volt, and the industry’s first long-range value EV, the Chevy Bolt.

Mr. Savagian is presently Senior VP of Engineering at Ampaire, an electric aircraft startup company where he directs innovation, design, development and certification of electric propulsion systems and their integration into short-haul, fixed-wing electric aircrafts. He holds 44 patents and has authored 17 technical publications in the field of electrification. Mr. Savagian holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, an MS in Operations Research Engineering from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Duke University.

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter

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Corporate Disclosure Committee Position

Steven Sanders

Chairman

Mr. Sanders is the founding partner of Sanders Ortoli Vaughn-Flam Rosenstadt LLP, the predecessor of the New York based law firm of Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP. He is currently “Of Counsel” to Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP. Mr. Sanders has more than 45 years of experience practicing international corporate law spanning North America, Europe and Asia. He has a BBA from City College of New York, a Juris Doctorate from Cornell Law School and is a member of the American and New York bar associations.

Chair

Luisa Ingargiola

Independent Director

Ms. Ingargiola has a diverse experience in capital markets with public companies.  She is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Avalon GloboCare, a leading biotech health care company that is developing cell based therapeutic and diagnostic technologies for cancer and other diseases. Ms. Ingargiola also serves as a Director and Audit Chair of FTE Networks, a leading provider of innovative technology-orientated solutions for network infrastructure and intelligent buildings.  Ms. Ingargiola is a former Chief Financial Officer and current board member of MagneGas Corporation. In addition, she has served as Audit Chair for several public companies in the technology, environmental and energy industries. She is a graduate of the University of Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She also has a Master of Health Administration, University of South Florida.

Member

Peter Savagian

Independent Director

Mr. Savagian is a pioneer in automotive electrification, with a broad spectrum of expertise in the technology, development, launch and production of electric vehicles. In 1990 he began work on the General Motors EV1, the first modern electric vehicle and was named Chief Engineer of Electric Propulsion Systems in 1998. Later, as General Director of Electrified Propulsion, he built and led multiple teams to innovate, engineer and execute the full range of electrified vehicle propulsion systems. His accomplishments at General Motors include 13 electrified autos brought to production. Notably, these include the first modern Electric Vehicle, the GM EV1, the first plug-in hybrid, the Chevy Volt, and the industry’s first long-range value EV, the Chevy Bolt.

Mr. Savagian is presently Senior VP of Engineering at Ampaire, an electric aircraft startup company where he directs innovation, design, development and certification of electric propulsion systems and their integration into short-haul, fixed-wing electric aircrafts. He holds 44 patents and has authored 17 technical publications in the field of electrification. Mr. Savagian holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, an MS in Operations Research Engineering from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Duke University.

Member

Joanne Yan

Independent Director

Ms. Yan brings 25 years of experience in advising and managing both publicly traded and private companies. She serves as the President of Joyco Consulting Services, which she founded in 1994 to provide consulting services in the areas of corporate structuring, business development and strategic planning initiatives.

Ms. Yan has served on the Board of Directors of several public and private companies, including the Zongshen Industrial Group, Electra Meccanica’s strategic manufacturing partner. Recently, she led a transaction that enabled a Chinese company to acquire a 49% interest in Harbour Air, the largest sea plane operator in North America.

Member