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2022-2023 Board of Directors

Current Board of Directors / Roles and Responsibilities / Archive


Helen O'Brien
Phone: 403-540-9079

Helen began her career in the world of oil & gas in the accounting group (consisting of a total of two people) with a small service company. From there she moved on to several other employers, including Czar Resources, where she began her life in Joint Ventures , moving on to Ranger Oil, Barrington Petroleum, ARC Resources, Devon Energy, Apache, Lightstream and finally, Husky Oil, where she has recently celebrated five years of service in the Joint Ventures group as Manager of the SE and Heavy Oil teams. She has been fortunate enough throughout her career to have worked with, and hopefully learned something from, some wonderful mentors and colleagues in the JV world, whom she has great respect and appreciation for. Helen has volunteered on a number of PJVA task forces in the past, including the Gas Processing and Gas Transportation Agreements Task Force, and the Joint Venture Administration Procedures Task Force, among others. Helen's involvement in and with PJVA over the years has been a fantastic learning experience and a huge benefit to her development as a Joint Venture practitioner.

Vice President

Kody Carroll
Integrity Audit & Accounting Ltd.

Phone: 403-813-8837

As President of Integrity Audit and Accounting Ltd., Kody has been specializing in joint venture accounting and joint venture audit for both upstream and midstream oil and gas companies for over 20 years. He has performed and managed a number of audits at a multitude of companies across the industry. In addition, he has been involved in training on PASC model agreements, equalizations, joint venture accounting, and joint venture audit.

Kody has a MBA from the University of Calgary specializing in Global Energy Management and Sustainability, and is an accredited (CFE) Certified Fraud Examiner with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.


Shannon King
Advantage Energy

Shannon has worked in the Oil and Gas industry for over 20 years, beginning her career at TransCanada Midstream. She has worked at various companies over the years, in all aspects of operational and financial accounting and reporting, while pursuing her CMA designation (now recognized as CPA), which she completed in 2008.

She is an active association participant and is excited to contribute to the exiting new initiatives that the PJVA is pursuing in the coming years.

Past President

Grant Feddema
Phone: 403-510-1113

Grant was born in Calgary, Alberta Canada. He attended and graduated from Dickinson State University in Dickinson, North Dakota with a B.Sc. in Business Administration and minor in Management. He has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 12 years in a variety of roles including field operations and Joint Ventures at companies such as Apache Canada Ltd, Devon Canada Corporation, Ridgeback Resources.

Grant is an active member in the Petroleum Joint Venture Association and has taken the PJVA Mount Royal Joint Venture Analyst Certificate program courses. In addition he has been on the PJVA Education Committee for 3 years most recently in the capacity of Analyst I Program Coordinator. Grant joined the PJVA Board of Directors in the fall of 2013 serving as Director of Marketing. This past year Grant was the Director of the Task Force portfolio and will be taking on the role of Treasurer for the 2018 — 2019 PJVA fiscal year.


John Wang
COOEC Canada Company Ltd.

Phone: 403-880-5686

John Wang has 15+ years of experience in the oil & gas industry as a production research engineer/lab technologist in CNPC, Core Lab Canada, Alberta Research Council, and Weatherford Canada. He worked on projects including Enhanced Oil Recovery lab test & field pilots, Heavy Oil steam process in China and Sand control, and Oil Sands SAGD lab simulation.

John Wang started a marketing and business development role in 2014 as the CEO of a small engineering firm on conventional oil asset investment evaluation & consulting. From there, he moved on to WISON Offshore & Marine Canada and COOEC Canada Company Ltd. (CNOOC holding company) as a Key Account and Marketing Director on EPC services projects of SAGD module fabrication, LNG land liquefaction and floating storage solution for Canadian companies.

Besides PJVA, John is also a member of CHOA, SCMA, PTAC. He got the Certificates of PJVA Analyst & Administration in 2009, and he holds an International MBA from Guanghua Management School of Beijing University and Fuqua School of Business Duke University. John Wang started his 2nd Master's degree in Aug 2019 on the Executive MBA at Haskayne School of Business University of Calgary.

Director-at-Large, Legal

Brittney Labranche
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP

Phone: 403-260-0344

Brittney is an Associate in the Energy group at Burnet, Duckworth and Palmer LLP. She provides legal guidance to clients on an array of corporate matters including acquisitions, mergers and divestitures in the oil and gas sector, joint venture arrangements and other business structures, as well as negotiating commercial agreements for upstream and midstream oil and gas matters.


Maureen McCall


Maureen McCall is an Energy Industry professional and writer, contributing regular articles to The BOE She has spent 17 years working in the Energy Sector with several IOCs in Canada such as Devon Energy, Apache Canada, Husky and ConocoPhillips Canada. She has worked with a variety of E&P companies in various roles to develop a broad base of experience in the Industry from Agreements to Accounting to Joint Venture Administration and Analyst roles. She has also volunteered with professional associations - the Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada and The Petroleum Joint Venture Association producing speaker events and serving on the PJVA Conference and Admin Portfolio Committees and is dedicated to initiatives that add value to PJVA. She works to help promote positive messaging about the contributions Canadian Oil and Gas makes to the Canadian economy as well as promoting the value of PJVA training and professional membership . She began her career working in broadcast media having graduated with a BA from York University and has worked in Calgary and Toronto.

Education - EMS

Douglas Klug

Phone: 403-605-3761

42 years oil and gas industry, in the areas of production/revenue accounting, joint venture accounting, joint venture auditing and as a joint venture representative.

I have worked for large companies, small companies, in both Canada and abroad.

Currently a self-employed consultant providing joint venture accounting, joint venture expenditure and production/revenue auditing, and joint venture representative services.


Kristi Yalbir
Tundra Oil & Gas


Education - Seminars

Mark Pelzer
Phone: 403-813-9399

Mr. Pelzer has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas and energy related industries both domestically and internationally.

Mark's roles and responsibilities have included financial accounting, joint venture accounting and auditing, expert witness and other senior financial responsibilities.

Mark has spent the past ten years specializing in joint venture auditing and managing the day to day of the audits and is on the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Joint Venture Association.

Education - Academic

Randy Tomilson
1065226 Alberta Ltd.

Phone: 403-970-2044

Task Forces


Membership/ Volunteers


JV Administration




Association Manager

Connie Pruden
Phone: 587-442-3075

Connie is a seasoned Association Manager with extensive hands-on experience in all facets of association management. With over 20 years at Associations Plus and its predecessor company, Connie has worked with clients in industries as diverse as oil and gas, retail, trades and agriculture.

Connie assists clients with a full complement of administration services, including membership drives, sponsorship campaigns and budgeting, but her true passion is event planning and working directly with the Board of Directors.