President and CEO of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), Mark Salkeld brings over 30 years of domestic and international industry experience to the position. Over the years, Mr. Salkeld assumed progressively senior positions in maintenance, operations, human resources, training, quality control and procurement, including a variety of overseas assignments. Prior to joining PSAC, Mr. Salkeld cemented his extensive background in oilfield services as part of the senior management team of an international drilling company. His broad industry experience, combined with his MBA, gives Mr. Salkeld the combination of insight and leadership that delivers value for PSAC member companies.
Elizabeth promotes and serves the interest of members by contributing to Strategic Plan development and execution, board discussion, governance and public affairs activities. She advocates and represents member interests to government, their customers and the public, and oversees labour initiatives.
Patrick is responsible for the following PSAC Committees: Health and Safety; Oilwell Perforators’ Safety Training and Advisory; Snubbing; Transportation Issues; and Well Testing. He represents PSAC on the Enform Advisory Council and on the industry’s Drilling and Completions Committee (DACC). He represents PSAC member interests in negotiations with federal and provincial governments on health and safety issues, and at meetings of the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA). He is a member of the Occupational Health and Safety Program Advisory Committee of the BC Institute of Technology (BCIT). Patrick holds an MBA from Athabasca University; an Occupational Health and Safety Certificate from the University of Alberta; and is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP).
Heather is responsible for coordinating the event details for the fee-for-service meetings and events within PSAC, including the annual Spring Conference, Canada’s Energy Blueprint Forum and the Drilling Activity Forecast sessions.
Doug provides the day-to-day administrative support to PSAC’s senior management as well as provide support to the board of directors and related committees. He is also be involved with PSAC’s Total Compensation Survey.