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.

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 Representative 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.