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Board of Directors

M. Bruce Chernoff, P.Eng.

Executive Chairman and CEO

Mr. Chernoff is a Professional Engineer with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University and has over 25 years of experience as founder, financier and builder of energy companies. Mr. Chernoff has been the President of Caribou Capital Corp., a private investment company, since 1999. Mr. Chernoff was Chairman and Founder of Harvest Energy Trust, which grew to 64,000 boe/d and was sold to the Korean National Oil Company in 2009 for $4.1 billion. Mr. Chernoff is the Chairman of Maxim Power Corp. and serves as a director of several public and private entities.

Brett Herman


Mr. Herman currently serves as President and CEO of TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. Mr. Herman previously served as President and CEO of Result Energy, Inc. and TriStar Oil & Gas Ltd. Mr. Herman holds the Chartered Accountant designation.

Jacob Roorda


Mr. Roorda is a Professional Engineer and has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Roorda is currently the CEO of Todd Energy Canada Limited, a private oil and gas company. He is also the Managing Director of Windward Capital Limited, a private investment company and a director of Northcliff Resources Ltd., a publicly listed mining company. He was formerly the Vice Chairman for Canoe Financial Corp., the President and VP Corporate for Harvest Energy, VP Corporate and Director for PrimeWest Energy, Inc., and Managing Director for Research Capital Corporation.

Ken McCagherty, P. Eng.


Mr. McCagherty is President and CEO of Westbrick Energy Ltd., a KKR-sponsored private oil and gas company with operations in Western Canada. He was previously President and CEO of West Energy Ltd., a TSX listed company founded in 2003 and sold in 2010 for $575 million. Mr. McCagherty is a Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the domestic and international upstream energy business.

James D. Fair


Mr. Fair has several years of oil and gas experience in both the United States and Canada. Mr. Fair is a former Vice Chairman of Tristone Energy Services, Inc. and a former Director of Petroleum Place, Inc., and Garvey Industries Inc., Mr. Fair is a founding Partner/former Director of Big Rock Brewery. Mr. Fair also holds an A.B. Mathematics from Princeton, an M.A. Jurisprudence from Oxford and a J.D. from Stanford.