Investor Relations

Committee Composition

Audit Committee:
The Audit Committee's primary responsibilities are to (i) oversee Autobytel's accounting and financial reporting policies, processes, practices and internal controls, (ii) appoint, compensate and oversee the independent auditors, (iii) review the quality and objectivity of Autobytel's independent audit and financial statements and (iv) act as liaison between the board of directors and the independent auditors.

Compensation Committee:
The Compensation Committee is responsible for (i) determining or recommending to the board of directors the compensation of the Chief Executive Officer and each other executive officer or any other officer who reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer based on the performance of each officer, (ii) making recommendations to the board of directors regarding stock option and purchase plans and other equity compensation arrangements and (iii) preparing reports regarding executive compensation for disclosure in Autobytel's proxy statements or as otherwise required by applicable laws.

Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee:
The Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee, which was established in March 2004, is responsible for (i) identifying individuals qualified to become directors and selecting director nominees or recommending nominees to the board of directors for nomination; (ii) recommending nominees for appointment to committees of the board of directors; (iii) developing and recommending charters of committees of the board of directors; and (iv) overseeing the corporate governance of Autobytel and, as deemed necessary or desirable from time to time, developing and recommending corporate governance policies to the board of directors.

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.

  Audit Compensation Corporate Governance and Nominations
Michael J. Fuchs Member of Audit Committee Member of Compensation Committee Committee Chair for Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee
Mark N. Kaplan Financial Expert Committee Chair for Audit Committee Member of Compensation Committee Member of Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee
Jeffrey M. Stibel   Member of Compensation Committee Member of Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee
Janet M. Thompson Member of Audit Committee Committee Chair for Compensation Committee  
Michael A. Carpenter Member of Audit Committee    
Committee Chair = Chair   Committee Member = Member   Financial Expert = Financial Expert