Shannon Paquette – Public Relations Chair
Shannon Paquette is the District Manager with Team Industrial and have been with the company for over 16 years. Shannon has been working with IPEIA for 6 years.
Keith Galliot – Public Relations Vice Chair
Keith Galliot CET, Corix Control Solutions has been exhibiting at IPEIA for 7 years and decided this year to help with the Public Relations Committee of IPEIA. Keith’s experience with not for profit committee’s and regulatory board experience will be valuable to his work on the IPEIA committees. Keith is an Instrumentation Engineering Technologist with over 13 years of experience with Pressure Relief in Section VIII and Section I Applications.
Nyssa Moore – Communication Team Lead
Nyssa Moore has a background in engineering and has experience in multiple engineering and integrity roles. She enjoys utilizing her diverse background to volunteer her time in organizations and events that promote continuous improvement in processes/procedures, efficiency, and overall program quality.
Faustina LaSaga – Communication Team
Faustina LaSaga, Unified Valve Group Ltd. Faustina is currently the Marketing Coordinator for Unified Valve Group Ltd. out of their Calgary head office. She gained her Marketing Certificate through SAIT and has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 12 years. This is Faustina’s third year on the Program Committee and her first year on the Public Relations Committee.
Rusty Hurl – Communication Team / Events Communication Liaison
Rusty Hurl is a sales professional, working with Team Industrial Services for 8 months. Rusty is relatively new to the energy sector, having spent many years in the not for profit fundraising sector, and hospitality before that. This is Rusty’s second year volunteering with IPEIA.
Denny Stubel – Communication Team / Pre-conference Communications Liaison
Denny Stubel; Client Relations & Strategy Analyst, Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK). Denny has been employed with TSASK for 6 years and manages their Key Accounts. Denny has established positive working relationships with these companies and his role includes various responsibilities such as inventory reconciliations, Quality Management System reviews and contributing to internal forecasting and budgeting. Years of Service to IPEIA: 3 years on the Planning Committee and 2 years on the Steering Committee.
Nick Schmoyer – Communication Team
Nick Schmoyer is Vice President and Technical Director of Inspectioneering. Nick came to the organization in 2011 after a successful career in commercial insurance. During his time with one of the largest insurers, Nick was responsible for managing commercial policies valued in excess of $200 million. Nick holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Finance and Economics from The University of Oklahoma.
Jeremiah Wooten – Communication Team
Jeremiah Wooten is a Managing Partner and serves as General Counsel for Inspectioneering, LLC in The Woodlands, TX. He has been involved in the Oil & Gas business since graduating from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2010. Jeremiah has been attending IPEIA since 2016 and this is his second year serving on the Public Relations Committee.
Jim Yukes – Exhibition Lead
Jim Yukes, AVH Engineering Inc, has over 25 years business development experience including Non-Destructive Examination, facilities and pipeline integrity services in Western Canada and internationally. Jim has been committed for over 5 years to IPEIA including Program, PR and Steering Committees.
Brandon Hutton – Exhibition / Communication Team
Brandon Hutton a materials engineering technologist graduate from NAIT and I have been in the industry for 12 years now. Over the span of his 12 year career he has been a field engineering technologist, consultant and inspector. He started with TEAM in October of 2018 and is extremely proud to work with such a great team.
Robyn Krisher – Exhibition Team
Robyn Krisher, PEng is a Materials Engineer with over fifteen years of experience working in multiple facets of the Mechanical Integrity industry from both the service provider and the Owner User perspective. She has been attending IPEIA conferences since 2001 and is excited to be part of the PR committee.
Yanni Wall – Exhibition Team
Nick Marx – Sponsorship Lead / Sponsorship Communications Liaison
Nick Marx, IMRL attended the 1st IPEIA Conference 22 years ago. He is a huge supporter of IPEIA and has only missed 2 conferences. He started volunteering his time to IPEIA in 2003 on the Program Committee and continued to evolve his roles. He started on the Steering Committee in 2007 as the Chair of Public Relations and was the Chair of the 2017 IPEIA Conference. Nick continues to provide his guidance and support on various committees as and where needed. IRML has been a bronze sponsor 5 years.
Heather Addley – Sponsorship
Heather Addley, APIWELL Group Ltd., NDT Equipment and Supplies, 37 years in the NDT industry starting in 1980 with North American Inspection Services. Sales of NDT equipment and consumables since 1989. In attendance at all IPEIA conferences except for the year 2004. This is Heather’s 3rd year supporting IPEIA on a subcommittee.
Ana Benz – Sponsorship
Ana Benz, the IRISNDT Chief Engineer, has worked for IRISNDT for 22 years as a Corrosion, Failure and Inspection Specialist. She performs inspections and organizes plant inspection projects using mainstream and advanced inspection technologies. Ana has worked extensively for the Chemical Process Industry, Petrochemical Plants, Fertilizer Plants, Oil and Gas and nickel refineries around the world. She graduated as a Materials Engineer in the University Simon Bolivar in Venezuela and then obtained a Master’s degree in Materials Engineering at the University of British Columbia many years ago. She has several CGSB NDT certificates and CWB Level 3 and API 510 certifications. Ana was a member of the NACE Edmonton Executive for 15 years and before that participated in various capacities for the Edmonton Chapter of the Canadian Welding Institute. She is very happy and proud to have had the opportunity of attending many IPEIA conferences since 1998.
Ryan Brosda – Sponsorship
Ryan Brosda is a key member of the management team at Maverick Inspection Ltd. Since 2005 he’s been providing innovative solutions for clients, developing new inspection methods and fostering long-term industry relationships. Ryan is excited to take on the IPEIA Public Relations Vice Chair role and continue leading the Sponsorship sub-committee.
Heather Fairfield – Sponsorship
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.
Jan Kriel – Sponsorship
Jan is the chair of the 2020 IPEIA programs committee and has been volunteering for IPEIA since 2016. Jan is a Professional Technologist (Engineering) with 23 years of integrity management experience specific to the metallurgical engineering field and focusses on damage mechanisms, failure investigations and corrosion assessments. He is now the team lead for the materials integrity and investigations department and inspect, consult and investigate in all energy, chemical and paper and pulp related sectors. Jan has numerous professional certifications from ASET, API, National Board, ABSA, CGSB & CWB. He also serves as a subject matter expert and file reviewer for ASET in the Materials Engineering decipline and is a committee member on the ASET/APEGA joint decipline committee.
Kurt Mackay – Sponsorship
Kurt MacKay has been working in the inspection and integrity management field across multiple energy sectors for over 10 years; providing support to owner users with PEIM implementation and management. This is Kurt’s first year volunteering for IPEIA and looks forward to becoming more engaged in the industry while being able to support others locally.
Shannon Stapleton – Sponsorship
Terry Williams – Education Communications Liaison
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.
Martine Campbell – Conference App Support
Martine Campbell, IPEIA Conference Administrator, has over 15 years administrative experience and has worked in the Oil & Gas industry for the last 3 years. She is an active member of CAPLA and has also sat on the board at Pandell along with Certifications from Haskayne School of Business.
Leslie Gareau – Spousal Program
Leslie Gareau is a Clinical Dietitian with the Alberta Healthy Living Program in Alberta Health Services. She is affiliated with IPEIA because of her husband Frank’s involvement over the past 20 years. This is Leslie’s second year supporting the coordination of the IPEIA spousal program.