Alison Weeks – 2022 Chair
Alison has over twelve 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 4 Years, sitting on both the Steering Committee and Public Relations Committee.
Mark Stonehouse – 2022 Vice-Chair
Mark Stonehouse, Becht Engineering Canada, Mark has over fifteen years of experience working in mechanical engineering design and analysis for the petroleum industry, primarily with pressure vessels and pressure vessel internals. His experience and expertise includes linear and non-linear stress analysis using the finite element method for design and fitness for service and includes a wide variety of FEA work performed involving plasticity, buckling, static, and thermal-transient analyses. Joined IPEIA’s Program Committee in 2017 but has been a supporter of IPEIA as an attendee and presenter and exhibitor for 10 years.
Trent Tarleton – Treasurer
Trent Tarleton, Facility Integrity Manager, Inter Pipeline. Trent is a professional Technologist (Engineering) with 18 years of integrity management experience in operations for conventional natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil sands assets.
Denny Stubel – 2020 Past Chair
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: 4 years on the Program Committee, 3 years on the Steering Committee and now 1st year on Public Relations Committee.
Shannon Paquette – Public Relations Chair (interim)
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.
Jennifer Dowdle – Special Sessions Chair
Jennifer Dowdle, P.Eng. API 510/570/653, IBPV, TSask, NBIC IS Acuren Group Inc. In her 15 years at Acuren, Jennifer has worked in various laboratories understanding how material properties are influenced by their environments; then as a failure analyst looking at how/why equipment failures occur; and finally as a field engineer/asset integrity inspector to detect damage and ultimately prevent failures from occurring through inspections and preventative programs in the pressure equipment industry.
Josh Brewster – Education Chair
Josh Brewster, CET, RSE is a licensed Pressure Welder, Welding Inspector, Welding Examiner, In-Service Pressure Vessel Inspector, and Welding Engineering Technologist with over ten years of experience in the field of welding and non-destructive testing. Previously, Josh was an instructor within the Welding Engineering Technology Program. He is now the Academic Chair of both the Welding Engineering Technology and Non-Destructive Testing Departments at SAIT. Josh is the Program Chair of the Calgary Chapter of the CWB-Association, a member of the IPEIA Education Subcommittee, National Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body Scheme Committee, Alberta Welding Optimization Committee, as well as the Canadian Council of the International Institute of Welding.
Jim Yukes – Advisory Chair
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 IPEI
Jessie Wong – Program Chair
Jessie Wong is the Operations Manager at Lloyd’s Register and this is her third year in the Program Committee and her 6th year attending IPEIA. An engineer by training and self-taught artist, Jessie is someone who thrives on being underestimated. Her passion lies in finding ways to improve upon existing processes and techniques, and knowing that an impact to any organization. Whether it’s working on projects or chasing down new opportunities, at the end of the day, it really comes
Greg Brandon – Membership Chair
Izak Roux – CCIA Industry Group Rep
Izak J Roux DBA P. Eng. Izak was chair of IPEIA 2018. Prior to this he has been vice chair and program chair since 2015. Izak is also an active member of ASME and he is a member of two pressure vessel technical committees as well as of the Canadian CSA B51 Boiler, pressure vessels and piping standard technical committee. In Alberta he serves as chair of the Safety Codes Council’s Pressure Equipment Sub-council and the Edmonton Transit Advisory Board since 2015.
Norm Suitor – ARPIA & GUAC Industry Group Rep
Norm Suitor, IPEIA Steering Committee member has extensive experience supporting Asset Integrity Management and Pressure Envelope Integrity. Norm has been working with IPEIA for over 4 years.
Robin Antoniuk – ABSA Industry Group Rep
Robin (Robin Antoniuk, ABSA, second year of service to IPEIA ) – Robin has been with ABSA since 1999, mostly within the Inspections Department. He currently serves as ABSA’s Assistant Chief Inspector. Robin is on multiple committees including the Steering Committee, Finance Committee and Program Committee.
Theo Abels – SteerCo Advisor
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.
Christi Marcine – Conference Manager
Christi Marcine, IPEIA Conference Manager joined in 2017. Her project management background with a passion for client care drives her to manage and continuosly improve international conferences. “as our journey continues…”
Martine Campbell – Conference Administrator
Martine Campbell, IPEIA Conference Administrator, has over 15 years administrative experience and has worked in the Oil & Gas industry for the last 3 years. She is an active member of CAPLA and has also sat on the board at Pandell along with Certifications from Haskayne School of Business.