Russell Wintersgill, President

Russell has over 30 years’ experience in the Canadian natural gas utility industry and has held positions of increasing importance in gas operations and construction. Russell recently retired as Vice President of Corporate Services for AltaGas Utilities Inc. Prior to his current position, Russell was Vice President, Operations & Engineering. Russell holds an MBA in Executive Management in addition to an Engineering Design diploma.


Mike Novakowicz, Manager, Cathodic Protection

Mike has 40 years’ experience in the field of corrosion control and cathodic protection of utility and pipeline systems, including design, installation, testing and maintenance of systems throughout Canada and the United States. He is accredited by National Association of Engineers. Mike is also a member of the CGA committee that updated the corrosion control standard for Canada.

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Tasha Oliver, Manager, Flight Operations 

Tasha is one of the founding partners of Stratocom Solutions. She has been a business owner for more than 20 years in the agriculture, oil and gas sectors. However her passion has been in the aviation industry. She acquired her commercial helicopter license in 1997 and has since flown across Western Canada for seismic, exploration and geology companies.