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William H. Shea, Jr.

Director (Lead Independent)*

William H. Shea, Jr. serves as an independent director of KYN and KMF. Mr. Shea has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Jefferson Energy Companies since January 2020. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Mainline Energy Partners, LLC from July 2016 to September 2019. Chief Executive Officer and President of Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC from May 2014 to July 2016 and as the Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of PVR Partners, L.P. (PVR), a midstream MLP, from March 2010 to March 2014. Mr. Shea also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Penn Virginia GP Holdings L.P. (PVG), which then owned the general partner of PVR. Mr. Shea was previously with Buckeye Partners, L.P. (BPL), a petroleum products MLP, serving as Chairman from May 2004 to July 2007, Chief Executive Officer and President from September 2000 to June 2007 and President and Chief Operating Officer from July 1998 to September 2000. He was also Chairman of Buckeye GP Holdings, L.P. (BGH), the owner of the general partner of BPL, from August 2006 to July 2007, and Chief Executive Officer and President from May 2004 to June 2007. Mr. Shea held various managerial and executive positions during his tenure with Buckeye, which he joined in 1996. Prior to Buckeye, Mr. Shea worked for Union Pacific Corporation, UGI Development Company, and Laidlaw Environmental Services. In addition to his directorships at KYN and KMF, Mr. Shea formerly served on the board of directors of Mainline Energy Partners, LLC, USA Compression Partners, LP, PVG, PVR, Penn Virginia Corporation, BPL, BGH, Gibson Energy ULC, and Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC. Mr. Shea holds a B.A. from Boston College and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia.

*Role as the KYN and KMF lead independent director effective April 2, 2020.

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