Elson McDougald, Director
Mr. McDougald brings over 50 years of experience in the oil and gas services business. He is currently an independent businessman and was the Executive Chairman of CanElson Drilling Inc. (TSX) until it was acquired on August 10, 2015 by Trinidad Drilling Ltd. (TSX), after which he served as a Director until he resigned on March 1, 2016. Mr. McDougald was Chief Executive Officer of CanElson from December 2008 to December 2010 and Chairman of Savanna Energy Services Corp. (TSX) from August 2006 to May 2008. He was the founding Chairman, President and CEO of Western Lakota Energy Services Inc. (formerly TSX) from 2001 to 2006 and the founding Chairman and CEO of Tetonka Drilling Inc. (formerly TSX), 1997 to 2000. Prior thereto, he was founder, Chairman, President and CEO of Laredo Drilling Ltd., and is a past director or Chairman of Phoenix Technology Income Fund (formerly TSX), the Alberta Treasury Branch, Alberta Petroleum Equipment Company Ltd., Lakeside Farm Industries Ltd. and Vencap Equities Alberta.