Mr. Fagerheim is President and Chief Executive Officer of Whitecap Resources Inc., a position he has held since 2009, and founder of Whitecap Resources Inc., Kereco Energy Ltd. (Cadence), Ketch Resources Ltd, and Ketch Energy Ltd. He was appointed to the board of The Fraser Institute in January 2020. He has worked in both the Canadian upstream and downstream segments of the energy industry. His past directorships include both public and private energy producing and service companies.
Mr. Fagerheim is an active member in the community in both volunteer and charity roles and has a passion for combining academics with athletics. He is a past director of the Hockey Canada Foundation, including Chairman of the Foundation from 2010 to 2014 and was also a member of the Order of Hockey Canada executive committee. He also has served as Chairman of the Edge School for Athletes in Calgary.
In recognition for his contributions to Canada to date Mr. Fagerheim was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal created in 2012 to honour the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In 2017 he was inducted into the Saskatchewan Oil & Gas Hall of Fame, and in 2021 was named Saskatchewan Oil Person of the Year. Mr. Fagerheim was awarded the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal in 2022, created to honour the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. In January 2023, Mr. Fagerheim was also awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal (Saskatchewan).
Mr. Fagerheim is a member of the Health, Safety & Environment Committee and a member of the Sustainability & Advocacy Committee.
Ms. Case is an independent businesswoman with over 34 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to her retirement in 2015, Ms. Case was a member of the Senior Management Committee as Senior Vice President Land and Human Resources at Canadian Natural Resources Limited. Ms. Case has a depth of experience in the areas of mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, negotiations, contracts, land administration and land systems.
Ms. Case is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, a member of the Women’s Executive Network and a member of Board Ready Women. Ms. Case holds a Diploma in Legal Office Administration from Fanshawe College and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, Rotman School of Management.
Ms. Case is a member of the Audit Committee, a member of the Corporate Governance & Compensation Committee and was appointed as a Director of Whitecap on February 24, 2021.
Mr. Gilbert is currently Managing Director and Investment Committee member of Carbon Infrastructure Partners (formerly JOG Capital Inc.), a private equity energy investment firm. Mr. Gilbert is a professional engineer and is the former President and CEO of Gilbert Laustsen Jung Associates Ltd., now GLJ Petroleum Consultants Ltd., an independent engineering consulting firm based in Calgary.
Mr. Gilbert currently sits on the board of directors of Surge Energy Inc., a public company.
Mr. Gilbert is Chairman of the HSE Committee, a member of the Reserves Committee and has been a Director of Whitecap since July 14, 2015.
Ms. Henry is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Longbow Capital Inc., a private equity firm investing in the North American energy markets, and has more than 25 years of progressive experience in finance, treasury, risk, taxation and operations within the financial services industry.
Ms. Henry has a Bachelor of Commerce degree, has earned the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designations, and is a Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) Credential Holder. Ms. Henry currently sits on the board of directors of Headwater Exploration Inc., a public oil and natural gas company.
Ms. Henry was appointed a Director of Whitecap on May 18, 2022 and is a member of both the Audit Committee and the Sustainability & Advocacy Committee.
Ms. Maguire is an independent businesswoman with over thirty years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to her retirement from Ovintiv Inc. in early 2023, Ms. Maguire was Vice President, Supply Management Services, North America during the period of 2014 to 2023 and Vice President, Canadian Operations during the period of 2012 to 2014.
Ms. Maguire holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. Ms. Maguire has received the Supply Chain Management Designation (SCMP) and is currently pursuing the Institute of Corporate Directors Designation (ICD.D). Ms. Maguire is also currently Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Alberta Easter Seals and an Advisor of the Haskayne School of Business (Supply Chain and Logistics Advisory Board) at the University of Calgary.
Ms. Maguire was appointed a Director of Whitecap on May 17, 2023 and is a member of both the Reserves Committee and the Health, Safety & Environment Committee.
Mr. McNamara is an independent businessman with many years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to his retirement in September 2023, Mr. McNamara was the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Heritage Resources LP, a wholly owned oil and gas business of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. From September 2010 to May 2016, he was the Chief Executive Officer and a director of PMI Resources Inc. (formerly, Petromanas Energy Inc.), a public oil and gas company. From August 2005 to August 2010, he was the President of BG Canada (part of the BG Group PLC, a public gas company with its head office in the United Kingdom, trading on the London Stock Exchange). Prior thereto, he was the President of ExxonMobil Canada Energy (a wholly-owned subsidiary of ExxonMobil).
Mr. McNamara currently sits on the board of directors of Parex Resources Inc. and PrairieSky Royalty Ltd.
Mr. McNamara is Chairman of the Reserves Committee, Chairman of the Corporate Governance & Compensation Committee and has been a Director of Whitecap since September 14, 2010.
Mr. Nikiforuk is the President and Chief Experience Officer of Viridian Family Office Inc. (formerly Loram 99 Corporation), a Calgary based multi-family office, and previously was the General Manager and Controller between November 2019 to September 2020. Prior to that he was the President of MyOwnCFO Professional Corporation & MyOwnCFO Inc. from July 2009 to November 2019, both private companies. Before then, Mr. Nikiforuk was the Corporate Business Manager of 1173373 Alberta Ltd. (a private company) from July 2009 to July 2011 and the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Cadence Energy Inc. (formerly, Kereco Energy Ltd.) a public oil and gas company, from January 2005 to March 2008.
Mr. Nikiforuk is a director of CanAir Nitrogen Inc., a private company that supplies the oil and gas industry in Alberta and British Columbia with cryogenic liquid nitrogen and is also a Director and Audit Committee Chair for InPlay Oil Corp., a public light oil production and development company.
Mr. Nikiforuk is Chairman of the Audit Committee and has been a Director of Whitecap since September 1, 2009.
Prior to February 1, 2014, Mr. Stickland was employed for 13 years by TransAlta Corporation, one of Canada's largest non-regulated power generation and wholesale marketing companies. At TransAlta he held the position of Chief Business Development Officer and prior to that was the Chief Legal Officer. Mr. Stickland has been a member of various professional associations and has served as a director of several publicly listed companies, associations and not-for-profit organizations. Prior to TransAlta, Mr. Stickland was a partner with the Calgary-based law firm of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP and has over 30 years of experience in the area of commercial law with a specific focus on energy-related matters.
Mr. Stickland is Chairman of the Board of Whitecap, a member of the Audit Committee, a member of the Corporate Governance & Compensation Committee and has been a Director since June 10, 2013.
Mr. Wall joined the board of directors on July 30, 2019. Mr. Wall has 18 years political experience and served as the Premier of Saskatchewan November 2007 until February 2018. During his tenure, Mr. Wall helped lead the province through a period of strong population and economic growth, export expansion, record infrastructure investment and tax reductions while helping to earn the province’s first ever AAA credit rating.
Mr. Wall is the principal of Flying W Consulting Inc., a special advisor at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and a partner at CW Cattle Company Ltd. and currently sits on the board of directors of AltaLink L.P., Helium Evolution Incorporated, Maxim Power Corp. and NexGen Energy Ltd.
Mr. Wall holds an honours degree in Public Administration from the University of Saskatchewan.
Mr. Wall is a member of the Health, Safety & Environment Committee and the Sustainability & Advocacy Committee.
Mr. Zawalsky is Vice Chair and Partner of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP (Barristers and Solicitors) where he has been a partner since 1994.
Mr. Zawalsky currently sits on the board of directors of a number of private and public companies, including NuVista Energy Ltd., PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. and Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd., and is Corporate Secretary of ARC Resources Ltd. and Bonavista Energy Corporation.
Mr. Zawalsky is Chairman of the Sustainability & Advocacy Committee, a member of the Health, Safety & Environment Committee and has been a Director of Whitecap since September 1, 2009.