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Parkland Directors

John F. Bechtold

John F. Bechtold

Mr. Bechtold has over 40 years of experience in the North American petroleum industry including management roles at Gulf Oil Corporation, Gulf Canada and Petro-Canada. During his career, he held senior leadership positions in the upstream, mid-stream and downstream segments of the business including 15 years in crude oil and refined product supply and four years in the propane business as President of ICG. He is currently a director of Parex Resources Inc. (member of corporate governance and human resources committee and chair of the reserves and operations committee). Past board positions include being a member of each of the Industry Advisory Board to the IEA, the Canadian Energy Research Institute Board, the Canadian Propane Gas Association Board, the British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission and Petro Andina Resources Inc. He holds BSC (Honours) Chemical Engineering and MSC Petroleum Reservoir Engineering degrees and completed the Senior Executive Management Program at Stanford University. Mr. Bechtold has served on the Board of Directors since August 10, 2006 and is a member of the Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee and the Petroleum Products Supply Advisory Committee.

Lisa Colnett

Ms. Colnett began her career at IBM Canada and was a founding executive of Celestica Inc. Since 1991, Ms. Colnett has held senior roles in human resources, information technology and strategy including Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Celestica Inc., Senior Vice President, Human Resources, also of Celestica Inc. and Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services, of Kinross Gold Corporation.

Ms. Colnett earned her Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario and has been recognized by the Women’s Executive Network Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada in 2004, 2005 and 2011. Ms. Colnett completed her certification with the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2013.

Alain Ferland

Alain Ferland

Mr. Ferland has over 30 years of experience in the petroleum industry and has acted as a member of the senior management team in oil, oil services, plastic, airport and biotechnology companies. Mr. Ferland has extensive experience in strategic planning, operations, logistics, sales, marketing, project management and mergers. During his career, Mr. Ferland served on more than ten boards in various capacities.He is also President of Effa Management Inc. Mr. Ferland has been President of TORR Canada Inc., Aéroports de Montréal, IPL Inc., Geneka Biotechnologies and, prior to that, was President of Ultramar Ltd. and Vice President of Ultramar Diamond Shamrock. He is a Professional Engineer. Mr. Ferland has served on the Board of Directors since June 22, 1999 and is Chair of Parkland's Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee. He also serves as a member of the Petroleum Products Supply Advisory Committee. He is formerly a director of Petrolia Inc. where he served as President of the Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee.

Jim Pantelidis

Jim Pantelidis

Mr. Pantelidis has over 30 years of experience in the petroleum industry. Mr. Pantelidis is chairman and director of the EnerCare Inc. since 2002 (member of the Audit, Governance and Compensation, and Investment Committees). He also serves on the Board of each of Rona Inc. (Chairman of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and member of the Development Committee) and Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (Chairman of the Investment Committee and member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee). From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Pantelidis was on the Board of FisherCast Global Corporation and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Pantelidis also previously served on the Board of Equinox Minerals Limited (Chairman of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and member of the Audit Committee). Mr. Pantelidis has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from McGill University. Mr. Pantelidis has served on the Board of Directors since September 7, 1999 and he is Chairman of the Board of Directors and a member of the Audit Committee. He also serves as Chair of the Petroleum Products Supply Advisory Committee and Chair of the Project Drive Advisory Committee.

Ron Rogers

Ron Rogers

Mr. Rogers has over 35 years of experience in various financial and operating positions with Ernst & Young, Warrington Inc., the Crown Management Board of Saskatchewan, Moore Corporation and Shaw Communications Inc. He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from St. Mary's University with concentrations on philosophy, economics and accounting and subsequently earned his Chartered Accountancy with Ernst & Young. He has also attended post-graduate seminars at North Western and Harvard Universities. Mr. Rogers is currently a member of the Board of each of Corus Entertainment (Chairman of Audit Committee and member of the Executive Committee) and Transforce Inc. (Chairman of Audit Committee and member of the Corporate Governance Committee). Mr. Rogers previously served on the Boards of the Brick Furniture Company and Pizza Pizza Royalty Fund. His community involvement has included such organizations as the Mississauga General Hospital Board, the Calgary division of the United Way Executive Board, the Festival of Trees Executive Committee for the Alberta Children's Hospital, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Calgary Stampede Compensation and Pension Committee. Mr. Rogers has served on the Board of Directors since September 15, 2006, is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Project Drive Advisory Committee.

David Spencer

David Spencer

Mr. Spencer is a Partner with Bennett Jones LLP in Calgary where he specializes in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He has been a director since 2002 and is a member of Parkland's Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee.

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