September 8, 2017

Public Relations Committee

Shannon PaquetteShannon Paquette – Public Relations Chair

Shannon Paquette is the District Manager with Team Industrial and have been with the company for over 16 years. Shannon has been working with IPEIA for 6 years.

Keith GalliotKeith Galliot – Public Relations Vice Chair

Keith Galliot 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.

Nyssa MooreNyssa Moore – Communication Team Lead

Nyssa Moore has a background in engineering and has experience in multiple engineering and integrity roles. She enjoys utilizing her diverse background to volunteer her time in organizations and events that promote continuous improvement in processes/procedures, efficiency, and overall program quality.

Faustina LaSagaFaustina LaSaga – Marketing Team Lead

Faustina LaSaga is currently the Marketing Coordinator for Unified Valve Group Ltd. out of their Calgary head office. She gained her Marketing Certificate through SAIT and has worked in the oil and gas industry for 15 years. This is Faustina’s fourth year on the Program Committee and she has also taken on the new role of Marketing Lead for IPEIA.

Taber HoleTaber Hole – Marketing 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.


Jason BindonJason Bindon – Marketing 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 IPIEA for many years this is his first year volunteering and is looking forward to working with the committee.

Maja BuconjicMaja Buconjic – Marketing 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..

Amber Adams – 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.

Denny StubelDenny Stubel – Communication Team / Pre-conference Communications Liaison

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.

Nick SchmoyerNick Schmoyer – 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.

Jeremiah WootenJeremiah Wooten –  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 second year serving on the Public Relations Committee.

Jim YukesJim Yukes – 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.

Brandon HuttonBrandon Hutton – Exhibition / Communication Team

Brandon Hutton a materials engineering technologist graduate from NAIT and I have been in the industry for 12 years now. Over the span of his 12 year career he has been a field engineering technologist, consultant and inspector. He started with TEAM in October of 2018 and is extremely proud to work with such a great team.

Robyn KrisherRobyn Krisher – Exhibition Team

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.

Yanni WallYonni Wall – Exhibition Team

Nick MarxNick Marx – Sponsorship Lead / Sponsorship Communications Liaison

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.

Anna BenzAna Benz – Sponsorship

Ana Benz, the IRISNDT Chief Engineer, has worked for IRISNDT for 22 years as a Corrosion, Failure and Inspection Specialist. She performs inspections and organizes plant inspection projects using mainstream and advanced inspection technologies. Ana has worked extensively for the Chemical Process Industry, Petrochemical Plants, Fertilizer Plants, Oil and Gas and nickel refineries around the world. She graduated as a Materials Engineer in the University Simon Bolivar in Venezuela and then obtained a Master’s degree in Materials Engineering at the University of British Columbia many years ago. She has several CGSB NDT certificates and CWB Level 3 and API 510 certifications. Ana was a member of the NACE Edmonton Executive for 15 years and before that participated in various capacities for the Edmonton Chapter of the Canadian Welding Institute. She is very happy and proud to have had the opportunity of attending many IPEIA conferences since 1998.

Ryan BrosdaRyan Brosda – Sponsorship

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.

Heather FairfieldHeather Fairfield – Sponsorship

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.

Kurt MackayKurt Mackay – Sponsorship

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.

Shannon StapletonShannon Stapleton – Sponsorship

Terry WilliamsTerry Williams – Education Communications Liaison

Terence (Terry) Williams, Chief Inspector, Canlin Energy. More than 15 years experience in the Oil and Gas industry in Western Canada. Mechanical Engineering background with experience in Operations, Design, Construction, and Integrity Assessment / Asset Management. He has provided inspection and Chief Inspector services for a large variety of Owner User companies in various jurisdictions throughout North America in both a contracted and on-staff capacity. Terry has been involved with IPEIA directly – sub-committee level years 4 (1 long ago with RAE, 3 consecutive with the program sub-committee), steering committee – years 2.