Angus H. Jenkins
Angus H. Jenkins, a director of the Corporation and the Chair of the Board, ran his own oilfield services company from 2013 until July of 2016. Previously, he was an executive with Poseidon Concepts Corp. (formerly Open Range Energy Corp., TSX:PSN) from 2012 until 2013, serving first as the Vice President of Operations and then as the Executive Vice President of its U.S. Division from January of 2013 until his departure.
Mr. Jenkins served as the President and CEO of Black Goose Holdings Inc., which was an unlisted public company (now private) engaged in petroleum and natural gas exploration activities in Western Canada from 2007 until 2009. From March 17, 2010 to December 5, 3011, he also served as the Vice President of Operations of Torquay Oil Corp. (TSXV:TOC), an oil and gas exploration, production and development company based in Western Canada that was listed on the TSXV until its acquisition by CanEra Energy Corp. (privately held) in 2012.
Mr. Jenkins has a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a member of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and has held various engineering and engineering management positions with a number of companies, including other public companies such as Poco Petroleums Ltd. (TSX:POC), Crescent Point Energy (TSX:CPG) and Peerless Energy Inc. (TSX:PRY.A).
David L. Wood
David L. Wood, a director of the Corporation, is the founder (1978) and President of Zenith Appraisal and Land Consulting Ltd. and since 1994 has been the President of Double Check Consulting Inc., both private consulting entities. Mr. Wood is also a director and the CEO and CFO of Dataminers Capital Corp., a TSXV listed company and a director of Black Bull Resources Inc., a mining company formerly listed on the TSXV.
From 1999 to 2013, Mr. Wood served as a director of Iplayco Corporation Ltd. (TSXV:IPC), a playground equipment designing and manufacturing company, for which he also served as Chair of the Board from 2008 until 2011. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Wood served as a director of Darford International Inc. (formerly White Rock Energy Inc.), a marketing and manufacturing company, formerly listed on the TSXV. From 2007 until 2013, Mr. D.L. Wood served as a director of Prosper Gold Corp. (formerly Lander Energy Corporation), a TSXV listed company, also serving as its President from 2007 until 2012. Mr. Wood also served as a director of as the Corporation (from November 10, 2014) and before that its amalgamation predecessor, Technical Ventures RX Corp. (from March 26, 2012 to August 8, 2016), having also previously served as the President, CEO and CFO of Technical Ventures RX Corp.
Mr. Wood presently serves on the audit committee of Dataminers Capital Corp. and Black Bull Resources Inc. Mr. Wood has previously served as an audit committee member with other publicly listed companies, including Prosper Gold Corp. (formerly Lander Energy Corporation), Iplayco Corporation Ltd. as well as the Corporation and its amalgamation predecessor, Technical Ventures RX Corp.
Mr. Wood is a professional appraiser and obtained his designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) in 2001.
Donald E. Friesen
Donald E. Friesen, a director of the Corporation, is a Principal of the Friesen Group, a private investment firm. Since 2008, he has also served as the Chief Executive Officer of both Coldstream Helicopters Ltd. and Global Petroleum Marketing Inc. Mr. Friesen has over 40 years of sales, marketing and entrepreneurial startup experience in a variety of industries, including environmental remediation and demolition, heavy equipment sales, molten sulphur trucking and oilfield services.
Mr. Friesen was one of two founders of HAZCO Environmental Services Ltd. (“HAZCO“) in 1989, which grew from a small environmental services company to over 1,500 employees across Western Canada and internationally while diversifying into landfill ownership and operation, demolition and construction services, environmental cleanup and remediation, waste services, and environmental drilling services. HAZCO was known as a Canadian leader in its field and was subsequently purchased in 2004 by CCS Income Trust (TSX:CCR.UN, “CCS” the successor of Canadian Crude Separators and the predecessor of Tervita Corporation) where Mr. Friesen continued to serve in a leadership capacity until 2008, including as a trustee of the TSX listed trust from 2004 to 2007. Prior to selling his interests in and leaving HAZCO/CCS, Mr. Friesen continued his serial entrepreneurial passion through a variety of passive and active investments in a diverse group of business sectors, including real estate, oilfield production and service, construction, equipment leasing and financing, retail service and construction.
Mr. Friesen currently works with his son collectively managing and growing portfolio of assets of the Friesen Group, a private investment firm.
Mr. Friesen graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Alberta in 1977.