Dawn Farrell, President and CEO

Dawn Farrell is President and CEO, Trans Mountain Corporation. She's spent over 35 years in the energy business and held a variety of positions, including President and CEO of TransAlta. One of the largest investor-owned generation and energy marketing companies in Canada with operations in Canada, the US and Australia, TransAlta is a publicly listed company on the TSX and NYSE. As TransAlta CEO for more than nine years, Dawn led the transformation of the company to competitive power focused on low-cost, clean and reliable solutions for large commercial and industrial customers.

She currently serves on the Board of Pacific General Electric and is also the Chair of the Board of The Chemours Company. She has held past board positions, including the Business Council of Canada, Alberta Business Council, Calgary Stampede, Conference Board of Canada, Mount Royal College/University Board of Governors and Foundation Board of Directors, Fording Coal Income Fund, New Relationship Trust and Vision Quest Windelectric. Dawn has contributed to electricity and environmental policy development in Alberta, British Columbia and federally in Canada.

Dawn is currently the Chancellor for Mount Royal University. She previously served on the Board of United Way of Calgary and is a community champion for Momentum.

Michael Davies, Chief Operating Officer

Michael Davies is Chief Operating Officer, Trans Mountain Corporation. He has more than 30 years of experience with Trans Mountain and its predecessor companies, developing and operating energy infrastructure in western Canada. Michael also works closely with the maritime, coastal and Indigenous communities to ensure the safe and efficient transportation of petroleum continues beyond the Trans Mountain system.

He is Chairman of the Board of the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC), the Transport Canada-certified marine spill response organization for Canada’s West Coast.

Michael is a professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.

Mark Maki, Chief Financial and Strategy Officer

Mark Maki is Chief Financial and Strategy Officer, Trans Mountain Corporation. He is responsible for overseeing the financial and audit activities of the company as well as the corporate and strategic planning functions. Previously, Mark spent over 30 years at Enbridge where he held a number of executive roles both in Canada and the US including President of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. in Houston, Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance and Senior Vice President of Corporate Planning and Sponsored Vehicles.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Superior and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Maureen Neufeldt, Chief People and Technology Officer

Maureen Neufeldt is Chief People and Technology Officer, Trans Mountain Corporation. She is responsible for Trans Mountain’s Human Resource programs including building and executing strategies for talent development, compensation and benefits, and employee relations. In addition, she leads the information systems strategies and technologies, real estate and facilities support teams. Maureen has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources with Trans Mountain and its predecessor companies.

Maureen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Psychology) from University of Waterloo and is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) by the Human Resource Institute of Alberta. She is a member of the Conference Board of Canada’s Compensation Research Council.

Corey Goulet, Chief Major Project Officer

Corey Goulet is Chief Major Project Officer. He is responsible for the major projects within the organization and his role includes budget, schedule, safety, environment, quality, damage prevention, regulatory compliance, and stakeholder relations.

Previously, Corey has held a number of executive leadership roles, most recently as the Vice President, Energy and Markets and Strategy of Canada for Kiewit Corporation. He has worked in commercial, business development, technical, project management and operation departments in many different sectors of the energy industry including oil and gas production; oil, gas and refined products pipelines; and thermal, nuclear, wind, solar and hydro power generation.

He has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and an Executive Management Certificate from the Richard Ivey School of Business. Corey has served on independent Board of Directors, Pipeline Research Counsel International (PRCI), and subcommittees for CSA Z662.

Rob Van Walleghem, Chief Legal Officer, and Executive Vice President, Indigenous Affairs

Rob Van Walleghem is Chief Legal Officer, and Executive Vice President, Indigenous Affairs of Trans Mountain Corporation. He is responsible for the company’s Legal Services, Regulatory and Public Affairs, and oversees Indigenous Relations and governance matters.

He has more than 30 years of legal experience, including more than 15 years in the energy sector where he has worked closely with executive teams, boards and senior regulators. Rob previously held many leadership roles including Executive Vice President HSE and General Counsel at Tervita Corporation, Vice President and General Counsel at Essential Energy Services and General Counsel at Tesco Corporation.

Rob holds Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B) from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia and holds the designation of Certified In-House Counsel – Canada (CIC.C). He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and was awarded a Queen’s Counsel designation in 2015 and was named Chief Legal Officer of the Year by Alberta Oil Magazine in 2014.

Paul Huddleston, Senior Vice President, Engineering and Operations

Paul Huddleston is Vice President, Engineering and Operations, Trans Mountain Corporation. He is responsible for providing technical leadership and guidance to our engineering, design and support services teams. He has more than 30 years of experience with Trans Mountain and its predecessor companies in a broad range of leadership roles, including 13 years leading the integrity management function.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary and maintains his designation as a professional engineer in Alberta.

Heather Mark, Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasury

Heather Mark is Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasury, Trans Mountain Corporation. She has more than 20 years of experience with Trans Mountain and its predecessor companies in a broad range of leadership roles including finance, corporate planning and regulatory.

Heather is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan.

Jerome Beaudoin, Vice President, Information Technology

As Vice President, Information Technology, Jerome Beaudoin is responsible for information technology, operations technology, information management, cyber security, SCADA, digital transformation and technology innovation within the organization.

He has more than 25 years of experience specializing in information technology, operations technology, strategic planning, portfolio and project management, business and digital transformation for startups and global companies. Jerome previously held a number of leadership roles in the upstream, midstream, higher education, energy services and startup sectors.

Jerome holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Calgary. He has previously held board positions for non-profit organizations.

Deanne Carson, Vice President, Corporate Communications and Government Affairs

Deanne Carson is Vice President, Corporate Communications and Government Affairs, Trans Mountain Corporation. She is responsible for stakeholder engagement, media relations, crisis communications, reputation management and internal communications.

She brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, marketing, communications, and external relations for provincial, national, and international organizations. Deanne has held a number of executive leadership roles, including Director of Marketing at TransAlta, Vice President Marketing and External Relations at the Calgary Stampede and Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation.

Deanne has a degree in communications from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in public relations from Royal Roads University. She has previously held board positions on the Alberta Chamber Resources Board and the Alberta Water Council.

Dorothy Golosinski, Vice President, Regulatory

Dorothy Golosinski is Vice President, Regulatory. She is responsible for regulatory functions of both existing operations and the Expansion Project.

Dorothy has more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry, specializing in regulatory strategy and process, strategic relationship management issues and policy advocacy. She has held a number of senior leadership roles, including Vice President at Nauticol Energy, Director of Community and Regulatory Affairs at Veresen Inc. and Senior Director Regulatory and Public Affairs at Aux Sable Canada.

She has a Master of Arts in Economics, a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics/Statistics from the University of Alberta. Dorothy has previously held board positions on the Industrial Gas Consumers Association of Alberta.

Kevin Thrasher, Vice President, Legal

Kevin Thrasher is Vice President, Legal, Trans Mountain Corporation. He is responsible for legal services for Trans Mountain and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.

He brings extensive legal experience to Trans Mountain, with more than 20 years of litigation and regulatory matters specific to the oil and gas industry. Notably, during his career at TC Energy, Kevin managed commercial, regulatory legal on numerous large-scale projects.

Since joining Trans Mountain, he has provided expert advice on regulatory strategies and risk management to all levels of the organization. Kevin has successfully overseen and managed the significant legal challenges faced by the Expansion Project, including playing a leading role in resolving important concerns raised by Indigenous communities.

Kevin holds Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B) from Queen’s University and Master of Arts from Carleton University. He has been called to the bar in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

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