Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Where can I find information about the company?
A. The corporate information page contains a variety of links about TreeFree.
Q. How many directors serve on the TreeFree Board of Directors?
A. A current list of our directors can be found on the Board of Directors page.
Q. Does TreeFree have a Lead Independent Director?
A. Once Board Committees are established a Lead Independent Director may be appointed.
Q. What is the function of the Lead Independent Director?
A. The chair of the Governance & Nominating Committee serves as the Lead Independent Director, and is responsible for coordinating the activities of the independent directors, working with the CEO to set the agenda for Board meetings, chairing executive sessions of the independent directors, leading the Board’s review of the Chief Executive Officer, and other duties as assigned from time to time by the Board of Directors.
Q. How many of TreeFree’s directors are independent?
A. The Board of Directors may appoint independent non-management directors to each committee. The Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board has established director independence guidelines to assist it in determining the independence of a director, which will either meet or be more restrictive than the definition of “independent director” in the listing standards of the Nasdaq Stock Market, and applicable laws and regulations. The Board will also consider all other relevant facts and circumstances bearing on independence. Additional information can be found in our Corporate Governance Guidelines.
Q. Are TreeFree’s Board committee members independent?
A. No. The Company may have at least one Independent director on each of TreeFree’s four Board Committees.
Q. Do the independent members of the Board meet in executive session without any members of TreeFree management or management directors present?
A. Yes. The independent directors meet at least three times each fiscal year in executive session.
Q. Where can I find information about the qualifications and other factors that the Governance and Nominating Committee evaluates in selecting nominees to serve as directors?
A. This information is available in our Corporate Governance Guidelines.
Q. Will the Governance & Nominating Committee consider individuals I suggest as potential director nominees?
A. Yes. The Governance & Nominating Committee considers suggestions from many sources, including shareholders, regarding possible candidates for director. The procedures a shareholder wishing to propose a director candidate should follow are described in our Bylaws and Corporate Governance Guidelines.
Q. Where can I obtain copies of your corporate governance documents?
A. Our governance documents, including our Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Board Committee Charters, Corporate Governance Guidelines, are available by clicking on the links provided. Shareholders may also request written copies of these materials by writing to: Maureen Hoy, Corporate Secretary TreeFree Biomass Solutions Inc. 1333 Stewart Street Seattle, WA 98109
Q. Who is TreeFree’s independent auditor? How often do independent auditor personnel rotate?
A. The proposed Audit Committee will appoint an independent auditor.
Q. Who should I contact if I have a question or concern about TreeFree Corporation’s internal accounting controls, an accounting matter, or an auditing matter?
A. Click here for information about how to contact the Audit Committee.
Q. How do I contact members of TreeFree’s Board of Directors?
A: TreeFree shareholders who want to communicate directly with the Company’s Board of Directors, any committee of the Board, or any individual director may submit their questions by sending an e-mail message to: or mailing a letter to:
TreeFree Biomass Solutions, Inc.
210 South Hudson Ste 328
Seattle, WA 98134 USA
Each communication should specify the applicable addressee or addressees to be contacted, as well as the general topic of the communication. The Company will initially receive and process communications before forwarding them to the addressee. Communications may also be referred to other departments within the Company. The Company generally will not forward to the Board any communication that it determines to be primarily commercial in nature, that relates to an improper or irrelevant topic, or that requests general information about the Company.