This excerpt taken from the QADI DEF 14A filed May 22, 2009.
Five current directors are non-management directors. Mr. Adelson, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. OMalia, Mr. Roberts and Dr. van Cuylenburg are each independent directors as defined under Rule 5605 of the NASDAQ Stock Market listing standards. Mr. Cunningham, Mr. OMalia, Mr. Roberts and Dr. van Cuylenburg have each been designated by the Board of Directors as Audit Committee financial experts. Dr. van Cuylenburg has been elected by the independent directors as Lead Director.
If stockholders or other interested parties wish to communicate with non-management directors, they should write to QAD Inc., Attention: Corporate Secretary, 100 Innovation Place, Santa Barbara, California 93108. Further information on how to contact our Board is available through our investor relations Internet site at www.qad.com, under Investor Relations Corporate Governance or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.