September 8, 2017

Education Committee

Terry Williams – Education Chair

Terence (Terry) Williams, Chief Inspector, Canlin Energy. More than 15 years experience in the Oil and Gas industry in Western Canada. Mechanical Engineering background with experience in Operations, Design, Construction, and Integrity Assessment / Asset Management. He has provided inspection and Chief Inspector services for a large variety of Owner User companies in various jurisdictions throughout North America in both a contracted and on-staff capacity. Terry has been involved with IPEIA directly – sub-committee level years 4 (1 long ago with RAE, 3 consecutive with the program sub-committee), steering committee – years 2.

Greg Murray – Education Past Chair

Greg Murray, Energy Inspections Inc. Greg is presently serving the pressure equipment industry as an independent consultant utilizing many years of experience and qualifications with integrity, inspection, and quality management of pressure equipment, piping and pipelines in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Greg has been working with IPEIA for 2 years and most recently as the Education Committee Lead.

Chris Horkoff – Codes Seminar

Theo Abels 

Theo Abels, P.Eng, Principal of Blu 5 Technology Consultants Ltd, Qualified as a Mechanical Engineer in 1984 and has focused on corrosion management since then. Presently provides leadership in asset and integrity management programs in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. Sharing knowledge and experience with the next wave of integrity professionals is his goal.

Josh Brewster

Josh Brewster, CET, RSE is a licensed Pressure Welder, Welding Inspector, Welding Examiner, and Welding Engineering Technologist with over eight years of experience in the field of welding. Currently, he is an instructor within the Welding Engineering Technology Program at SAIT.

Heather Fairfield

Heather Fairfield, IHS Market, is an account executive for technical information related to the pressure vessel, pipe and welding industry. Heather is a Member emeritus of IPEIA, past chair of public relations committee and has been an IPEIA member for 11 years.

Rick Marsden

Rick Marsden, P.Eng., Cenovus Energy, received his B.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) from the U of A in 1991 and has been a regular committee member and/or presenter at IPEIA since 2007.  Over those years, he has served as a member of the IPEIA Program Sub-Committee and Steering Committee; and was one of the founding members of the Education Sub-Committee

Hennie Prinsloo

Hennie a major shareholder and president of RAE Engineering and Inspection until he sold the company to the staff in 2008. Since retirement he work (when he does) under his own name. Hennie joined the steering committee in 1994 and resigned after the 2014 conference. He was vice-chair for a year and chair for 2 conferences. Currently advisor/ad hoc member of the Education Committee.

Megan Sutton

Megan Sutton, RAE Engineering and Inspection Ltd. This is Megan’s 2nd year of Service to IPEIA. Megan is a materials engineer with experience in compliance consulting, auditing, quality and integrity management programs, metallurgy and failure investigations.

Heather Udell