September 8, 2020

Membership & Public Relations Committee

Keith Galliott

Keith Galliott – Membership/PR Committee Chair

Keith Galliott CET, Centrix Control Solutions has been exhibiting at IPEIA for many years and is excited to be the Public Relations/Membership Committee Chair with IPEIA. Keith’s experience with not for profit committee’s and regulatory board experience is a valuable asset to his work on the IPEIA committees. Keith is an Instrumentation Engineering Technologist with over 17 years of experience with Pressure Relief in Section VIII and Section I Applications.

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Bastian Zars – Membership/PR Committee Vice Chair

Yan Kriel

Jan Kriel – Membership/PR Committee Member, Exhibition Team Lead

Jan Kriel, has over 25 years’ experience in Metallurgy, Failure investigations and integrity assessments in the oil and gas and utilities sector. Jan is currently the Mechanical Integrity Manager for TEAM’s Western Canadian operations and has extensive international experience. Jan has been commited to IPEIA for the last 8 years in roles including: Program Chair, Vice Chair, Executive and Steerco member roles and Exihibition Chair.

Shannon Paquette – Membership/PR Committee Member, Exhibition Team

Shannon Paquette is the District Manager with Acuren. She has been in the industry for over 19 years. Shannon has been working with IPEIA for 9 years.

Jim Yukes

Jim Yukes – Membership/PR Committee Member, Exhibition Team

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.

Jeremiah Wooten

Jeremiah Wooten – Membership/PR Committee Member, Marketing/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 third year serving on the public relations committee.

Nick Schmoyer – Membership/PR Committee Member, Marketing/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.

Denny Stubel – Membership/PR Committee Member, Marketing/Communication Team

Denny Stubel; Client Relations & Strategy Analyst, Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK). Denny has been employed with TSASK for 10 years and manages their larger Key Accounts. Denny has established trusted working relationships with many companies and his role includes responsibilities such as inventory reconciliations, Quality Management System reviews, Overdue Accounts Receivables and Write-Off’s and also contributes to internal forecasting and budgeting. Years of Service to IPEIA: 4 years on the Program Committee, 6 years on the Steering Committee (Past Chair 2020), 1 year on the Public Relations Committee, 2 years on the Special Sessions Committee and now 1st year on the Membership Committee.

Amber Adams

Amber Adams – Membership/PR Committee Member, Marketing/Communication Team

Amber Adams, P.Eng, has been in the regulatory, integrity & engineering space for 15 years. She loves catching up with like-minded members of industry at IPEIA every year! Amber is a big proponent of diversity in the workplace and is thrilled to contribute creativity and technical knowledge to the team.

Taber Hole

Taber Hole – Membership/PR Committee Member, Marketing/Communication Team

Taber Hole P.Eng, is the Product Specialist for ClearStream Wear Technologies in Calgary developing opportunities and trouble shooting client challenges. Taber graduated from University of Montana in Welding Engineering, & Concordia University with a Bachelors in Management. Taber is new to the IPEIA team and hopes to contribute to the success of the PR committee.

Maja Buconjic – Membership/PR Committee Member, Marketing/Communication Team

Maja is the full time Marketing and Sales Coordinator of Vision Integrity Engineering, an engineering and inspection company that services Western Canada with head operations in Calgary, AB. Maja is a recent graduate of the Okanagan College School of Business in Kelowna, BC. She stepped into this role in 2019 and began her career in marketing and business development. She is passionate about using innovative methods to cultivate leads with a strong focus on brand engagement, and strives to keep up to date on marketing trends. Maja loves the challenge of combining tried and true methods with new marketing tactics. This will be Maja’s first year volunteering with IPEIA and she is excited to learn more about the industry, build her network, and learn even more about marketing from the IPEIA team.

Jason Bindon

Jason Binden – Membership/PR Committee Member, Marketing/Communication Team

Jason Bindon has been in the Speciality Mechanical Services for over 15 years. His career has been focused on new technology and applications using the standards outlined within ASME PCC-2 repair and maintenance of pressure equipment and piping. Though he’s been to IPEIA for many years this is his first year volunteering and is looking forward to working with the committee.

Ryan Brosda

Ryan Brosda – Membership/PR Committee Member, Sponsorship Team 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 take on the IPEIA Public Relations Vice Chair role and continue leading the Sponsorship sub-committee.

Nick Marx

Nick Marx – Membership/PR Committee Member, Sponsorship Team

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 and where is needed. IRML has been a bronze sponsor 5 years.

Alison Weeks

Alison Weeks – Membership/PR Committee Member, Events Team Lead & Sponsorship Team

Alison has over twelve years of experience in the oil & gas industry with a strong foundation in inspections and integrity management. She holds professional certifications from ASET, NACE and API. Alison manages the Senior Management Represenative for Signalta Resources Limited Owner-User Program as well as Signalta’s Pipeline Integrity Program. She has been involved with IPEIA for the past 9 Years, sitting on both the Steering Committee and Public Relations Committee.

Theo Abels

Theo Abels – Membership/PR Committee Member

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.