James Day, retired Chairman of the Board and former Chief Executive Officer and President Noble Corporation, Sugar Land, Texas; Julie Edwards, former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Southern Union Company and former Chief Financial Officer Frontier Oil Corporation Houston, Texas; Bill Ford, President of Shawnee Milling Company, Shawnee Oklahoma; Bert Mackie, President of – I’m sorry Bert, you got a promotion, congratulations, Trustee Hamm Financial Group and Vice Chairman of Security National Bank Enid, Oklahoma; Steve Malcolm, retired Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Williams Companies, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Jim Mogg, retired Chairman of the Board of DCP Midstream GP, LLC, Hydro, Oklahoma; Pattye Moore, Chairman of the Board Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and owner Pattye L. Moore & Associates Oklahoma City; Gary Parker, President Moffitt, Parker & Company, Muskogee, Oklahoma; Eddie Rodriguez, President Strategic Communications Consulting Group, El Paso, Texas; Gerald Smith, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Smith, Graham & Co., Investment Advisors L.P., Houston, Texas; and Dave Tippeconnic, Chief Executive Officer, Arrow-Magnolia International Incorporated, Dallas, Texas.
Now let’s give them a hand and congratulations (inaudible). At the table is, Eric Grimshaw, Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of ONEOK, who will serve as the Secretary for this meeting.
I hereby appoint Peggy Sime of Wells Fargo Shareholder Services, our stock transfer agent as Inspector for all votes held and ballots taken at this meeting. Mr. Grimshaw, we will now report on the mailing of the notice of this meeting and the presence of a quorum.
Eric GrimshawThank you. Notice of this meeting accompanied by a proxy statement covering the matters to be acted upon at this meeting, proxy card and the company’s 2011 annual report were mailed on April 3, 2012 to each shareholder of record as of March 26, 2012.
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