Jeffrey T. Mezger has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since November 2006. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mezger served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, a position he assumed in 1999. From 1995 until 1999, Mr. Mezger held a number of executive posts in our southwest region, including Division President, Phoenix Division, and Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager over Arizona and Nevada. Mr. Mezger joined us in 1993 as president of the Antelope Valley Division in Southern California. Mr. Mezger is a member of the executive board of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, is on the Policy Advisory Board for the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, is a member of the California Business Roundtable and is a member of the Milken Institute California Advisory Council. He is also a member of the NAHB High Production Builders Council and has served as an officer on numerous boards of the NAHB. Mr. Mezger has been a director since 2006 and his current term expires in 2009.