Board of Directors

Craig H. Hansen

Mr. Hansen is currently an independent businessman. Mr. Hansen was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Zargon Oil and Gas Ltd. and its predecessor, Zargon Energy Trust, from 1993 through 2020. Mr. Hansen obtained a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta in 1978 and is a professional engineer registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. Mr. Hansen was employed with Dome Petroleum Ltd. (1978-1980) and NRG Engineering Ltd. (1980-1984). Mr. Hansen is president of C. H. Hansen Engineering Ltd., a consulting company, which provides financial, investment and engineering services related to the Canadian energy industry.

 Thomas J. Mullane

Mr. Mullane is currently an independent businessman. Mr. Mullane was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Freehold Royalties Ltd. since May of 2013. He has over 25 years of industry experience and a broad background in exploitation and production engineering gathered from both domestic and international assignments.  His roles have included responsibility and oversight of acquisitions, divestitures, exploitation and reservoir engineering management, with significant experience in horizontal drilling. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) degree and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). Mr. Mullane holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

 Steve Smith

Mr. Smith is a CPA, CA and is currently a Director of Southern Energy Corp., Karve Energy Inc. and Jasper Brewing Inc. Most recently, Mr. Smith was the Director and CFO of Broadview Energy Ltd. He started his career in the oil and gas industry in finance with management and executive roles at numerous companies including Canadian Pioneer Petroleum Ltd., Poco Petroleums Ltd., Renaissance Energy, and Pan East Petroleum Corp. Mr. Smith has spent 12 years as an executive in the oil and gas industry and 20 years in the buy-side and sell-side of the investment industry as the Chief Financial Officer and Portfolio Manager with Norrep Capital Management Ltd. and Vice President and Director – Institutional Research at FirstEnergy Capital.

 Scott Treadwell

Mr. Treadwell is an independent businessman with over 20 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry. From 2021 until 2022, Mr. Treadwell was the Chief Operating Officer at Phyto Organix Foods Inc. Prior thereto, from 2017 to 2021 Mr. Treadwell served as Vice President, Capital Markets and Strategy for Calfrac Well Services Ltd. Prior to joining Calfrac, Mr. Treadwell was an equity research analyst providing coverage of Canadian oilfield service companies for TD Securities and Macquarie Capital Markets Canada from 2010 until 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Treadwell held various operational, business development and financial roles at Precision Energy Services, Weatherford Canada, Talisman Energy and the National Energy Board. In addition, Mr. Treadwell served as an officer for 9 years in the Royal Canadian Navy. Mr. Treadwell is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (P.Eng) and holds a Bachelors Degree in Chemical and Materials Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and a Masters of Business Administration (Finance) from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.

 Jenna Kaye

Jenna Kaye is the Founder and CEO of Odyssey Trust Company, a North American transfer agent and trust company based in Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto and Denver, CO. She is also the Co-Founder and Chair of Tetra Trust, Canada’s first regulated crypto custodian, a Co-Founder of Axis Connects, a Calgary-based non-profit committed to increasing diversity on boards and in the c-suite, and a Principal of Icebook Investments, a family run office that’s focused on early-stage businesses across a wide range of industries including renewable energy, real estate and fertility. Jenna has an MBA/LLB from Dalhousie University and practiced law at a national law firm.

 Alex G. Verge

Mr. Verge serves as the President and CEO of Journey. Mr. Verge has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has served as director and Chief Executive Officer and President of NuVista Energy Ltd. from July 2003 to November 2010 and served as a Vice President of Engineering of Bonavista Energy Company and Bonavista Energy Trust (formerly Bonavista Petroleum Ltd.) from January 1998 to June 2003.  Prior to joining Bonavista Petroleum Ltd., he worked in the business development group at Poco Petroleums Ltd. and held various engineering positions at Rising Resources, Shell Canada Resources Limited, and Gulf Canada Resources Inc. Mr. Verge is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists & Geophysicists of Alberta. Mr. Verge received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Masters of Engineering degree in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering from the University of Calgary.

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