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Anita M. Powers

Ms. Powers has been a director of SM Energy since 2021, and currently serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.

Ms. Powers is a retired oil and gas executive who was with Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) for more than 30 years, until 2016. While at Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Ms. Powers served in several roles including Executive Vice President of Worldwide Exploration for Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation, Vice President of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Vice President of Worldwide Exploration, Director of Worldwide Geoscience, Vice President of Exploration in Colombia, and Chief Exploration Geologist for Worldwide Exploration.

Ms. Powers currently serves on the Board of Directors of EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT). Ms. Powers also served as a Director of California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) from August 2017 to October 2020.