Our Board sets high standards for our employees, officers and directors. Implicit in this philosophy is the importance of sound corporate governance. It is the duty of our Board to serve as a prudent fiduciary for stockholders and to oversee the management of our business. To fulfill its responsibilities and to discharge its duty, our Board follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in these guidelines. These guidelines are subject to modification from time to time as our Board deems appropriate in our best interest or as required by applicable laws and regulations.