Board of Directors

Marvin Romanow

Marvin F. Romanow

Chair of the Board

Marvin F. Romanow

Chair of the Board

Marvin Romanow is a Corporate Director, and since 2012, Executive in Residence at the University of Saskatchewan. Previously he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nexen Inc. He has a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Engineering, with Great Distinction, from the University of Saskatchewan. He is a graduate of Harvard's Program for Management Development and completed INSEAD's Advance Management Programme. Mr. Romanow holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He currently serves on the boards of SaskPower, Alberta Teacher's Retirement Fund, and Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute.

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Gary R. Bugeaud

Gary R. Bugeaud

Committees: Audit; Governance, Nominating and Compensation

Gary Bugeaud is a Corporate Director and prior to December 2013, was Managing Partner of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP. He is a former corporate lawyer with over 23 years of legal experience focused on securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. He has a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Saskatchewan. Mr. Bugeaud holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He currently serves on the board of Raging River Exploration Inc.

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Peter Harrison

Peter T. Harrison

Peter T. Harrison

Peter Harrison is Manager, Oil and Gas Investments, of the CN Investment Division, which manages one of the largest corporate pension funds in Canada. Prior to joining the CN Investment Division in August 2009, he was Senior Vice-President of Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. He is currently a Director of Delphi Energy Corp. Mr. Harrison has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University, an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and is a Chartered Financial Analyst

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Douglas Kay

J. Douglas Kay

J. Douglas Kay

Committees: Audit; Governance, Nominating and Compensation; Reserves

J. Douglas Kay is a Corporate Director and an experienced oil and gas industry Executive with strong land, finance, negotiating and leadership skills. He has over 40 years of diverse responsibilities with Canadian based oil and gas exploration and production companies. Mr. Kay holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Calgary, is a graduate of the Management Development Program of the University of Western Ontario, and holds the designation of P. Land through the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL). He currently serves on the boards of Westbrick Energy Ltd. as Chairman, is a director and former Chair of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC) and a founder and Chairman of Trout River Energy Inc. Mr. Kay holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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Arthur N. Korpach

Arthur N. Korpach

Audit Chair

Arthur N. Korpach

Audit Chair

Committees: Audit; Governance, Nominating and Compensation

Arthur Korpach is a Corporate Director and prior to May 2012, was the Vice-Chairman, Investment Banking at CIBC World Markets Inc. (Calgary). Mr. Korpach is a director of HPC Energy Services Limited and Inter Pipeline Ltd. He is past Chair of the Board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation Alberta, past Chair of the Board of the United Way of Calgary and Area, past Chair of the Accounting Standards Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, and a past director of Mount Royal University and its Foundation. Mr. Korpach is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Business Valuator. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and an MBA from Harvard Business School. In 2012, Mr. Korpach received the designation of ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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Susan M. MacKenzie

Governance, Nominating and Compensation Chair

Susan M. MacKenzie

Governance, Nominating and Compensation Chair

Committees: Governance, Nominating and Compensation; Reserves

Susan MacKenzie is a Corporate Director. She formerly served as Chief Operating Officer with Oilsands Quest Inc., as Vice-President of Human Resources and Vice-President of In Situ Development & Operations at Petro-Canada and held engineering and leadership roles in natural gas, conventional oil and heavy oil exploitation with Amoco Canada. Ms. MacKenzie holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) degree from McGill University and an MBA from the University of Calgary. She is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. She is a director of Enerplus Corporation, FortisAlberta, TransGlobe Energy Corporation and Precision Drilling Corporation.

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Tom Mullane

Thomas J. Mullane

President and Chief Executive Officer

Thomas J. Mullane

President and Chief Executive Officer

Tom Mullane joined Rife Resources in July 2012 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2013. He spent 12 years with Bonavista Energy Corporation in various roles including Senior Vice President, Senior Vice President Engineering, and Vice President, Engineering. Mr. Mullane graduated from the University of Alberta in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

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Aidan  M. Walsh

Aidan M. Walsh

Reserves Chair

Aidan M. Walsh

Reserves Chair

Committees: Audit; Reserves

Aidan Walsh is Chief Executive Officer of Baccalieu Energy Inc. (Calgary), a private junior oil and gas company that he co-founded in 2008. He is a director of Baccalieu Energy Inc., Bonterra Energy, and a director and former Chair of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC). Mr. Walsh has over 37 years of oil and gas experience in production, marketing, transportation, acquisitions, finance, facility engineering, and construction. He has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland and an MBA from the University of Calgary. Mr. Walsh is a Professional Engineer and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). In 2014, Mr. Walsh received the designation of ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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