September 8, 2017

Public Relations Committee

Alison Weeks – Public Relations Chair

Alison Weeks, C.E.T – Alison has over eleven years of experience in the oil & gas industry with a strong foundation in inspections and integrity management with both NACE and API certifications. Alison manages the Signalta Resources Limited Owner-User Program as well as Signalta’s Pipeline Integrity Program. She has been involved with IPEIA for the past 3 Years, sitting on both the Steering Committee and Public Relations Committee.

Shannon Paquette – Public Relations Vice Chair

Shannon Paquette is the Branch Manager with Team Industrial and have been with the company for 14.5 years. Shannon has been working with IPEIA for 4 years.

Denny Stubel – Events & Registration Lead

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.

Cassie Wilson – External Communications Lead

Cassie Wilson, Office Manager, Stress Engineering Services Canada (SESC). Cassie assists the engineers and business development in their efforts to provide solutions for companies that require in-depth technical knowledge. This is Cassie’s first year with IPEIA, working directly with the PR committee and taking the lead with the “App” sub-committee.

Ryan Brosda – Sponsorship Lead

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 be a contributing member of the IPEIA PR Committee.

Heather Addley

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.

Stephanie Antoniuk

Stephanie (Stephanie Antoniuk, stay at home mom, third year of service to IPEIA) – Hi! My name is Stephanie Antoniuk. I am married to Robin Antoniuk and am associated with ABSA thanks to him! I have been coordinating the Spousal Program for the IPEIA Conference the past two years and am looking forward to the next one!

Ashley Brosda

Ashley Brosda is the Executive Director of Brain Care Centre, a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and services for individuals in the community who have acquired a brain injury. This is Ashley’s first year serving as an IPEIA committee member and will be offering support to coordinate the Spousal Program.

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.

Scott Fong

Scott is the Technical Services Manager at KASI Technologies, holds 6 API Certifications along with his ABSA IBPV, and TSASK Class 1 Inspector License. He has been a contract QC/QA and Pressure Equipment Inspector for over 11 years, attending the IPEIA Conference for over 5 years, and on his 3rd year with the Programming Committee.

Keith Gallillot

Keith Galliott 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.

Leslie Gareau

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 first year supporting the coordination of the IPEIA spousal program.

Rusty Hurl

While relatively new to the energy industry, I have put all of my efforts into helping Integra Technoloiges deliver Certainy of Outcome to our clients. In my technical sales role, I get to put my skillset to work, bridging the gap between the planning process, and the rubber hitting th road. This is my 1st go around with IPEIA.

Robyn Krisher

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.

Kurt Mackay

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.

Nick Marx

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.

Nick Schmoyer

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.

Cameron Sterling

Mr. Sterling brings significant regulatory experience that includes collaboration with numerous industry stakeholder groups and large corporations in the petrochemical, chemical, utility, pipeline, building and manufacturing industries to resolve pressure equipment design deficiencies, and to help ensure compliance and safety before equipment registration and operation. He is a creative, analytical, and passionate professional engineer.

Jared Vandermeer

Jared VandeMeer is the Director of Operations at Magnolias Consulting Group, a digital marketing agency operating in Edmonton and Calgary. He has attended the IPEIA conference since 2015 and has been involved in the Oil & Gas industry as part of a quality control organization in the past. This is his first year serving on the Public Relations Committee, lending the Magnolias team and his experience towards social and digital media related to the IPEIA.

Jeremiah Wooten

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 first year serving on the Public Relations Committee.

Jessie Wong

Jessie Wong is definitely a planner at heart; she finds planning is a good balance between her technical engineering side and her creative musician side. She has always imagined herself as an engineer; she loves placing herself in front of puzzles that will challenge the extent of her knowledge and resources. But at the end of the day, it really comes down to working with people that keeps her motivated and driven to grow her career. Jessie currently is with Lloyd’s Register and this is her second year in the committee and her 5th year going to IPEIA.