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This excerpt taken from the TIN DEF 14A filed Mar 23, 2009.
Board Meetings
 
During 2008, the board of directors met six (6) times. Each director attended at least 75% of the aggregate of the total number of meetings of the board of directors and the total number of meetings held by all committees of the board on which he or she served. Health permitting, all board members are expected to attend our annual meeting of stockholders. In 2008, all Board members attended the annual meeting of stockholders, except Mr. Reed. The Board holds regularly scheduled executive sessions of the board with only non-management directors present. A session with only independent directors was held in conjunction with each of the four (4) regularly scheduled board meetings in 2008. The lead director, Dr. Draper, presided over the non-management executive sessions.
 
Board Meetings
 
The board typically meets four times a year. The board met 12 times in 2007 principally to authorize and oversee the transformation plan undertaken in 2007, which is discussed in more detail in a later section of this proxy statement. Each director attended at least 75% of the board and committee meetings held by all committees on which they served. Health permitting, all board members are expected to attend our annual meeting of stockholders. All board members attended the 2007 annual meeting of stockholders. The board holds regularly scheduled executive sessions of the board with only non-management directors present. Executive sessions were held at six of the 12 board meetings in 2007. Until 2008, the Chairmen of the Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Governance committees served as presiding director to lead non-management executive sessions of the board on a two-year rotation cycle. Beginning in 2008, the board appointed a lead director, who is currently Dr. Draper.
 
Board Meetings
 
During 2006, the Board of Directors met four (4) times. Each director attended at least 75% of the aggregate of the total number of meetings of the Board of Directors and the total number of meetings held by all committees of the Board on which he or she served. Health permitting, all Board members are expected to attend our annual meeting of stockholders. In 2006, all Board members attended the annual meeting of stockholders, except Ms. Beschloss. The Board holds regularly scheduled executive sessions of the Board with only non-management directors present. A session with only independent directors was held in conjunction with each of the four (4) regularly scheduled Board meetings in 2006. The Chairmen of the Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Governance Committees serve as presiding director to lead non-management executive sessions of the Board on a two-year rotation cycle.


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Board Meetings
 
During 2005, the Board of Directors held four (4) meetings. Each director attended at least 75% of the aggregate of the total number of meetings of the Board of Directors and the total number of meetings held by all committees of the Board on which he or she served. Health permitting, all Board members are expected to attend the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders. In 2005, all Board members attended the annual meeting of stockholders, except James A. Johnson. Effective August 2002, the Board formalized its long-standing practice of holding regularly scheduled executive sessions of the Board with only non-management directors present. A session with only independent directors was held in conjunction with each of the four (4) regularly scheduled Board meetings in 2005. The Chairmen of the Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Governance Committees serve as Presiding Director to lead non-management executive sessions of the Board on a two-year rotation cycle.
 
This excerpt taken from the TIN DEF 14A filed Mar 25, 2005.

Board Meetings

        During 2004, the Board of Directors held four (4) meetings. Each director attended at least 75% of the aggregate of the total number of meetings of the Board of Directors and the total number of meetings held by all committees of the Board on which he or she served. Health permitting, all Board members are expected to attend the Company's annual meeting of stockholders. In 2004, all Board members attended the annual meeting of stockholders. Effective August 2002, the Board formalized its long-standing practice of holding regularly scheduled

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executive sessions of the Board with only non-management directors present. At least once each year a meeting of only independent directors is held. The Chairmen of the Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Governance Committees each serve as Presiding Director to lead non-management executive sessions of the Board on a two-year rotation cycle.

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