President and CEO of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), Tom Whalen brings over 35 years of domestic and international industry experience to the position. Mr. Whalen is a past director of the PSAC Board. He was President & Managing Director of Baker Hughes Canada from December 2013 to May 2016. Previous to being appointed President of Canada, he was Vice President of the Canadian Pressure Pumping product line. Mr. Whalen started his career in the energy sector in oil/gas well servicing, managing a rig fleet that provided a wide range of downhole services related to well completion, stimulation and work overs. He joined Baker Hughes in 1990 as an account manager for the oilfield chemicals division. During his tenure with Baker Hughes, he held positions including, field manager, district manager, business unit manager, country manager, Vice President of Marketing for Canada and the enterprise Vice President of Water Management. Mr. Whalen also sits on the boards of four Calgary based organizations; the Women in Need Society, Little Rock Resources Ltd., Drillform Technical Services and Panoptic Automation Solutions. His broad industry experience, combined with his MBA, gives Mr. Whalen 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 Production Testing. He represents PSAC member interests in negotiations with federal and provincial governments on health, safety, and transportation issues. He is a member of the Occupational Health and Safety Program Advisory Committee of the BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) and the University of Alberta OH&S Advisory Committee.
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.