This excerpt taken from the ETLY 8-K filed Nov 2, 2007.
Slade Mead to Board of Directors
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., November 2, 2007 ECOtality, Inc. (OTC BB: ETLY), a renewable energy company that acquires and commercially advances clean electric technologies and applications, today announced the appointment of Slade Mead to the Board of Directors.
We are pleased to welcome Mr. Mead to the ECOtality Board of Directors said Jonathan Read, president and CEO, ECOtality. Mr. Mead possesses a broad legal and political background with tremendous expertise in government relations that will further strengthen the mix of skills and diversity of our board. As ECOtality continues to expand its clean technology portfolio, the company will benefit from the knowledge, contacts and experience acquired during his accomplished career.
Mr. Mead is a lawyer, professional sports consultant and former Arizona State Senator. The founder of The Baseball Players Group, Mr. Mead specializes in arbitration cases and represents several professional athletes, including Andy Roddick. Previously, Mr. Mead worked for Advantage International, a leading global sports management firm, where he ran the London office and represented several professional tennis and baseball players. Mr. Mead is a former Arizona State Senator who served on the Appropriations, Government and Education (Vice-Chair) Committees. With a deep commitment to education, Mr. Mead was voted the Arizona School Board Legislator of the Year (2003), Arizona Womens Political Caucus Legislator of the Year (2004), and Arizona Career Technical Education Policy Maker of the Year (2004). Mr. Mead remains very active in education and state politics as he ran for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction in 2006, and is a Court appointed School Board and Receiver Board member for the Maricopa Regional School District.
Mr. Mead received his B.S. from Yale University and his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School Of Law.