Jim Yukes – Chair
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
Denny Stubel – Vice Chair
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: 4 years on the Program Committee, 3 years on the Steering Committee and now 1st year on Public Relations Committee
Trent Tarleton – Treasurer
Trent Tarleton, Asset Integrity Supervisor / Chief Inspector, ConocoPhillips Canada. Trent is a professional Technologist (Engineering) with 15 years of integrity management experience in operations for conventional natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil sands assets.
Izak Roux – Past Chair
Izak J Roux DBA P. Eng. Izak was chair of IPEIA 2018. Prior to this he has been vice chair and program chair since 2015. Izak is also an active member of ASME and he is a member of two pressure vessel technical committees as well as of the Canadian CSA B51 Boiler, pressure vessels and piping standard technical committee. In Alberta he serves as chair of the Safety Codes Council’s Pressure Equipment Sub-council and the Edmonton Transit Advisory Board since 2015.
Jan Kriel – Program Chair
Jan started his career in 1994 on asset integrity management from a metallurgical perspective. Remnant life assessments on components operating at elevated temperature was his main focus, when working in the power generation sector. He is now the team lead for the materials integrity and investigations department at RAE Engineering and consult and investigate, on metallurgical topics, in all energy and paper and pulp related sectors. Jan has been working with IPEIA since March 2017.
Christi Marcine – Conference Manager
Christi Marcine, IPEIA Conference Manager joined in 2017. Her project management background with a passion for client care drives her to manage and continuosly improve international conferences. “as our journey continues…”