Roy Sheppard

Independent Trustee

Mr. Sheppard has served as a member of the Board of Trustees since 1998. Mr. Shepard qualifies as one of the “Independent Trustees” of the Trust. He is the managing partner of CSi Computers, a computer and networking sales and service firm located in Jamestown, North Dakota. He also is an owner and President of Cable Services, Inc., a cable television and internet provider also based in Jamestown, North Dakota.