Winter PEG 2019

APEGA ELECTION

APEGA ELECTION

Your 2020 President (Elected in 2019) John Van der Put, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.)* • Energy industry executive with 35-plus years of experience, whose accomplishments span the Americas in upstream oil and gas, and pipeline development • Extensive knowledge of process engineering and project executive leadership • Experience on APEGA Council, 2007 to 2010 and 2012 to 2015, including service on Act, Regulations, and Bylaws Committee, Audit Committee, and Finance Committee, plus further APEGA volunteer experience on Discipline Committee and professional development, and in mentoring and student outreach

Election Dates Electronic polling opens February 3, 2020, and closes March 5, 2020. You’ll receive full details in 2020. Who Are the Candidates? You’ll have plenty of opportunity to find out more about the candidates, between now and voting time. Professional highlights for each candidate will be added to this item and the election area of our website next week, when we promote the candidate list in the ePEG Extra. Personal statements will be posted in the spring edition of The PEG and on the election area of the website, then promoted in our electronic newsletter, the ePEG. We’ll also post video introductions of the candidates on apega.ca in mid-January. Shortly after polling starts, you’ll be able to mingle with candidates in an informal setting. For the second consecutive year, we’re running Coffee & Conversation events—in Calgary, February 4, and in Edmonton, February 11. You’ll even be able to cast your votes at the same time. Why Vote? To keep improving as a leader in self-regulation, APEGA relies on a diverse team of strategic thinkers to provide sound, visionary governance. It’s a key to our success, and you are part of the process. Demonstrate your commitment and engagement to self- regulation by learning about candidates and voting during the election. Head into our centennial year with a renewed commitment to your professions. Be sure to vote, and be sure to encourage your professional peers to do the same.

Tim Moran, P.Eng.* • Nearly two decades of engineering experience as a con- sultant, project manager, or manager in the environmental, regulatory and operational areas of the oil and gas industry • Experienced in organizational governance as a member of the APEGA Discipline Committee, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association, and other industry associations • Professional development including Sauder School of Advanced Leadership (in progress) and volunteering with community sports and local services, as well as Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010 Ross Plecash, P.Eng. • 13 years of executive leadership with APEGA and nine years of operations leadership and corporate engineering governance in private industry • Demonstrated knowledge of administrative law, regulatory law, and board governance in a wide range of professional regulators and not-for-profits • Skilled in negotiation and mediation, stakeholder consensus building, policy development, strategic planning, risk man- agement, workflow development, budgeting and financial analysis, staff mentoring and team building, and written and verbal communications Jonathan Prill, P.Eng.* • Extensive experience in oilfield equipment design, with primary focus on downhole drilling and remediation equipment • Leadership experience running an engineering firm, chairing the Society of Petroleum Engineers Edmonton board of directors, and leading diverse, international engineering teams in a large corporation on multi-million- dollar projects with complex and abstract deliverables • Named inventor on 22 industry patents and author of two technical papers for the Society of Petroleum Engineers

Bob Rundle, P.Eng.* • Program and project management, and construction and team leadership experience, in industrial and utility development, dating from the mid-1990s, and holder of about 10 professional development and safety course certificates or registrations • Overseas experience on major Indonesian projects, from mid-1990s to early 2000s • Experience as an APEGA Councillor and on the Edmonton Branch Executive as chair, vice-chair, treasurer Inc., an engineering company specializing in technical solutions to diverse oilfield problems, here and abroad • Expert witness and engineer with expertise in data analytics, wellbore integrity, regulatory development and compliance, liability and risk management, carbon capture and storage, and more • Many published works, presentations, and lectures, plus experience with the Energy Resources Conservation Board in governance, strategic planning, and quasi-judicial proceedings Lian Zhao, P.Eng. • 30-plus years of experience in energy and environmental consulting industries, PhD in petrology at the Geology and Geophysical Institute in Chinese Academy of Sciences, PhD in environmental engineering at University of Guelph • President at CEPro Energy Group, which is fully engaged in sustainable development goals to serve its clients, stakeholders, collaborative partners in industrial and academic sectors • Service on APEGA Practice Standards Committee Environmental Subcommittee, five-year recipient of APEGA Volunteer Award in 2018 Theresa Watson, P.Eng.* • Since 1992 the President of T.L. Watson and Associates

*recommended by the APEGA Nominating Committee

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*recommended by the APEGA Nominating Committee

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