Dan Bates became a director of NuStar GP, LLC in April 2006. He served as President and CEO of the Southwest Research Institute from 1997 until October 2014 and continues to serve as a director and as President Emeritus of Southwest Research Institute. Mr. Bates also currently serves as a director of Signature Science L.L.C. Mr. Bates served as a director of Broadway Bank and Broadway Bankshares, Inc. from 2011 until April 2020. Mr. Bates is a C.P.A. and he served as Chairman or Vice Chairman of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ San Antonio Branch from January 2005 through December 2009.