FRONTIER FINANCIAL CORPORATION
Nominations Committee Charter
The role of the Nominations Committee (the "Committee") of Frontier Financial Corporation (the "Corporation") is to recommend to the Board of Directors (the "Board") the slate of director nominees for election to the Board, to recommend an individual to be appointed Chairman of the Board, and to identify and recommend candidates to be added to the board between annual shareholder meetings as vacancies occur or as otherwise directed by the Board.
The Committee shall consist of at least three members, each of whom shall be a director of the Company and meet the SEC requirements and the NASDAQ requirements for independence.
The Board shall approve and appoint members to the Committee. Each appointed Committee member may be removed by the Board at any time. The Board shall designate the chairperson of the Committee.
The principal responsibilities and functions of the Nominations Committee are to:
The Committee shall meet in person or telephonically at least once each year and at such other times as the chairperson or a majority of the members request. The chairperson shall set meeting agendas. At all meetings, a majority of the total number of members shall constitute a quorum.
The Committee will have full access to the Corporationís executive officers as necessary to carry out its responsibilities. The Committee will have the resources and authority necessary to discharge its duties and responsibilities, including the authority to retain outside counsel or other experts or consultants, as it deems appropriate.