and member of the corporate governance and conflicts committee of the board of directors of TerraForm Power from the completion of its initial public offering in July 2014 until November 20, 2015. Mr. Lerdal also serves as a non-executive board member at Trading Emissions Plc and Onsite Energy Corporation, which provides energy services to industrial energy users. Mr. Lerdal graduated cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University. The Company believes that Mr. Lerdal’s extensive experience in the renewable energy industry and financial expertise will enable him to contribute significant managerial and strategic oversight and skills to the Company. Mr. Lerdal serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Conflicts Committee.
Frederick J. Boyle, Director
Mr. Boyle was appointed to our Board on October 13, 2016. Mr. Boyle has more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry, including leadership roles in both regulated and non-regulated, domestic and international segments of the industry. He most recently served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pepco Holdings Inc., an energy holding company providing utility service to the Mid-Atlantic region, from 2012 to 2016. Previously, Mr. Boyle served first as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller and later as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DPL Inc., a holding company for the Dayton Power and Light Company, an Ohio-based electric utility company. Mr. Boyle also served as Vice President of Finance for Direct Energy, a large competitive retailer of energy and related services in North America, and as Chief Financial Officer of Accent Energy, a national retail energy marketer. Earlier in his career, Mr. Boyle spent 18 years with American Electric Power serving in various financial roles, with his most senior role as Vice President of Financial Services for the corporate development group. Mr. Boyle holds a Master of Tax degree from Capital University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Ohio State University. The Company believes that Mr. Boyle’s extensive experience in the energy industry and financial expertise will enable him to contribute significant managerial and strategic oversight and skills to the Company. Mr. Boyle serves as Chairman of the Conflicts Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee.
Alan B. Miller, Director
Mr. Miller was appointed to our Board on January 25, 2017. Mr. Miller spent over 40 years as a partner, senior partner and senior counsel in the Business Finance & Restructuring Department of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP. Prior to his retirement in 2005, Mr. Miller represented debtors, trustees, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, investors and purchasers and sellers of distressed entities and assets and advised on bankruptcy and insolvency law dealing with out-of-court and in-court restructurings of large corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. Since 2006, Mr. Miller has served as Special Counsel and Litigation Trustee at Collins & Aikman Corporation where he has supervised ongoing litigation through the effective date of Collins & Aikman’s Chapter 11 liquidation plan. Mr. Miller is a leader in the field of restructurings and business reorganizations and has extensive experience as a board member, trustee and officer of companies impacted by business reorganizations. During the last five years, Mr. Miller has served on the boards of directors of more than a dozen entities, of which three were public companies. Mr. Miller currently serves on the board of directors of Ceva Holdings LLC, Ceva Group, PLC and Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., in addition to the Company. He holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a B.A. from Trinity College. The Company believes that Mr. Miller's expertise in restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy will enable him to contribute significant managerial and strategic oversight and skills to the Company.
David J. Mack, Director
Mr. Mack was appointed to our Board on January 4, 2017. Mr. Mack is a restructuring lawyer and investor with over 20 years’ experience. Most recently he was a Managing Director at Perry Capital LLC, a New York City based investment firm, where he had been working on restructurings and complex litigation since 2009. Previously, Mr. Mack was counsel in the bankruptcy and restructuring group at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he worked on many complex restructurings, including in the power industry. Mr. Mack has also worked at Linklaters LLP in London and Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney. He is a member of the New York Bar and is also admitted in New South Wales, Australia and England. Mr. Mack serves as a member of the Conflicts Committee and the Compensation Committee.
Board Leadership Structure
Our Board consists of ten members. The Board is responsible for, among other things, overseeing the conduct of our business, reviewing and, where appropriate, approving our long-term strategic, financial and organizational goals and plans, and reviewing the performance of our chief executive officer and other members of senior management. Following the end of each year, our Board will conduct an annual self-evaluation, which includes a review of any areas in which the Board or management believes the Board can make a better contribution to our corporate governance, as well as a review of the