Apegga1c.gif (2007 bytes) The PEGG
May, 1999

Executive Committee

Mr. Danyluk is the chief operating officer of Reid Crowther & Partners Ltd., a firm he joined in 1972.  He developed his career in Winnipeg, Red Deer, Edmonton and Calgary.

Mr. Danyluk graduated from the University of Manitoba with a B.Sc. in civil engineering.

He became an APEGGA member in 1977.  He held all branch executive positions in Red Deer, and served on APEGGA Council (1981-84), the APEGGA Task Force on Brookes Law, and the APEGGA/AAA Joint Board.  He co-founded the annual APEGGA Golf-Eng. tournament in Red Deer.

He was president of the Consulting Engineers of Alberta in 1991-92 and subsequently served the Executive Committee of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada.

Mr. Danyluk was elected APEGGA 1st Vice President in 1998.

(See also biographical profile)

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motyka_title.jpg (5924 bytes) Mr. Motyka graduated from the University of Manitoba with a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering.

He joined Gulf Canada Resources Limited upon graduation and retired at the end of 1991 as vice-president, production.  Since 1995, he has been president of Questor Technology Inc.

First elected to APEGGA Council in 1994, he became 1st Vice President in 1997.  He chaired the Roles and Responsibilities Task Force and has chaired and been a member of the discipline Committee.

Mr. Motyka has a lengthy history of participation in industry associations and technical societies.  He was the founding chair of the Associates Program in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Calgary.

Ms. Evison is a senior geotechnical engineer and manager of business development for Klohn-Crippen Consultants Ltd.  Born and raised in New Zealand, she holds an M.Sc. in geotechnical engineering from the Unviersity of Alberta, A B.E. (Honors) in civil engineering from the University of Canterbury and a B.Sc. in mathematics from the University of Otago.

Ms. Evision joined APEGGA Council in 1996 and recently served on the Investigative Committee; the Governance Review Committee; and Council;'s Task Force on Emerging Technologies.

She has served on (and chaired) the Publications and Editorial Advisory Committee, and the Public and Member Relations Committee.  She was on the Convention Planning Committee and the Nominating Committee (1994 and 1998).

Ms. Evison has been a Canadian Geotechnical Society's director and is vice-chair of the Society's Professional Practice Committee.

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williams_title.jpg (7322 bytes) Dr. Williams received a B.Sc. from Brandon College (University of Manitoba) and PhD in geology from the University of Alberta.

After employment with Chevron Canada Resources and Amoco Canada Petroleum, he joined the U of A as an assistant professor in 1961, later becoming full professor and geology department head.

In 1987, he joined Suncor as district geologist.   He consulted from 1986 to 1990, then became Dean of Science and Technology and Mount Royal College.  He returned to consulting in 1995.  Dr. Williams is a past president of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists.

In APEGGA, Dr. Williams served two terms as Councillor.  He chaired the APEGGA/CSPG/CSEG Liaison Committee, and the Professional Registration Committee of the Canadian  Geoscience Council.  He is immediate past chair of the Canadian Council of Professional Geoscientists.

He received APEGGA's L.S. Charlesworth Professional Service Award in 1997.

Councillors Newly Elected for Three-Year Terms
(Expiring in 2002)

porteous_title.jpg (6934 bytes) Dr. Porteous graduated from McGill University in 1964 (B. Eng. chemical engineering) and received and MchE from the University of Delaware in 1969, and a PhD in 1971.  From 1964 to 1966, he was a process engineer with Cyanamid in Niagara Falls, ON.  In 1971, he joined the research department of Syncrude Canada Limited in Edmonton.  For over 14 years at Syncrude, he was a research and development engineer and held a number of management positions in research, corporate planning and information services.

Dr. Porteous joined the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta as a professor of chemical engineering and associate dean in 1985.  He is responsible for the engineering co-op program and the faculty's student services, including admissions, promotions and student discipline.  In addition, he teaches engineering economics and is co-author of a textbook on that subject.

Active with the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering, he has served on the local section executive, as a director and president.

Within APEGGA, he has been on the Student Liaison committee (chair 1995-96/member 1995-Present): Communications Co-ordinating Committee (1995-96) and has chaired the Task Force on Engineering Supply and Demand Projection (1986-87).

roggensack_title.jpg (7118 bytes) A University of Alberta graduate (B.Sc. civil engineering in 1970, and PhD geotechnical engineering in 1977), Dr. Roggensack is president and principal engineer with Noetic Engineering Inc.   Noetic was formed in 1998 to offer high-technology consulting services to clients in the energy industry, and to accelerate the development and market entry of technology products.

Previously, Dr. Roggensack held positions with C-FER Technologies Inc., as vice-president (1989-1998).   He also managed C-FER's exploration and production technology business unit (1992-97).

Dr. Roggensack was with EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd. from 1975 through 1987, becoming a partner and board member. 

He ahs published more than 20 technical papers.   The Society of Petroleum Engineers International invited him to participate in 1997-98 Distinguished Lecturer Program.  It allowed him to speak to meetings in Canada, Texas and Europe on emerging technologies for-inwell fluid processing.

He receiving an APEGGA Service Award in 1985.   APEGGA committee activities have included:  Honours and Awards Committee (1977-79); Editorial Committee (1982-84): Appeal Board (1985-91); Discipline Committee (1994-95); and Investigative Committee (1995-97).

tenove_title.jpg (7287 bytes) Mr. Tenove graduated from the University of Alberta with a B.Sc. and an M.Eng. in civil engineering - specializing in soil mechanics.

With Hardy Associates (now AGRA E&E) for 22 years, he was engineer, manager, director and vice-president, working in Calgary, "Red Deer and Edmonton.  In 1993, he joined Prime Consultant as chief operating officer.  He started R.S. Tenove Professional Services in 1996, to offer strategic marketing, business planning and partnering facilitation services.  He is an international speaker on value-added technologies, asset management in water utilities, and opportunities for the engineering professional in the global marketing place.  Mr. Tenove is an accredited peer reviewing with ACEC-US.

He recently chaired APEGGA's Practice Standards Committee and the Practice Standards Subcommittee, Contract Employment Guideline.   Mr. Tenove is a founder and operator of the APEGGA Golf Tournament in Red Deer.   He has chaired the Red Deer Branch, and has been a presenter (on contract employment) at APEGGA Professional Development Days.

He is a former president and a director of Consulting Engineers of Alberta.

wright_title.jpg (7308 bytes) Ms. Wright graduated from the University of Calgary with a B.Sc. in geology in 1981.  Upon graduation, she joined Esso Resources Canada Limited as a coal exploration geologist.   In 1986, she moved to Fort McMurray to work as a highwall geologist for Syncrude Canada Ltd.  For the next eight years, she was with the mine technical geology team handling overburden geology, geological modelling and ore quality.

Current, she is staff geologist in the mine planning section at Syncrude.   Her job duties include geological support to the North Mine team and assisting with the short-term mine plans.

Her APEGGA involvement has include servicing on APEGGA's Nominating Committee, and in a number of positions (including chair( in the Fort McMurray Branch.  A member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum; the Canadian Society of petroleum Geologists; the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Association of Women in Engineering and Science, Ms. Wright has been active in Operation Minerva and various job shadowing science fair and school outreach programs.

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