Directors2018-08-21T15:32:05+00:00

Michael Rose

Alberta, Canada

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Rose has been the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tourmaline since he founded the Company in August 2008. Prior thereto, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Duvernay Oil Corp. (“Duvernay“), a publicly traded oil and gas company (2004-2008). Mr. Rose has more than 39 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and held various exploration and production positions including managing exploration and petroleum engineering research for a large E&P company before founding Berkley Petroleum Corp. (“Berkley“) in 1993. After the sale of Berkley in 2001, Mr. Rose founded Duvernay, which was sold in August 2008 for $5.9 billion.

Mr. Rose was educated at Queen’s University, graduating with an honours degree in Geology. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. Among other awards, Mr. Rose is the recipient of the Stanley Slipper Gold Medal from the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (2009).

Jill Angevine

Alberta, Canada

Independent Director
Chair of the Audit Committee

Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee

Ms. Angevine is a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Matco Financial Inc. with over 20 years of investment and research experience. Ms. Angevine also serves on the boards of Chinook Energy Inc. and Advantage Oil and Gas Ltd. Prior to joining Matco Financial, Ms. Angevine was Vice President and Director, Institutional Research at FirstEnergy Capital Corp.

Ms. Angevine graduated from the University of Calgary in 1989, having earned a Bachelor of Commerce. She has earned the Chartered Accountant (CA) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations as well as the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designation. Ms. Angevine has been a director of Tourmaline since November 4, 2015.

William Armstrong

Colorado, United States

Independent Director
Member of the Reserves Committee

Mr. Armstrong is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Oil & Gas Inc. (“AOG“), an oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Armstrong founded AOG in 1985, and has grown the business by generating and drilling large impact wildcat exploration opportunities. Over the last 15 years, AOG has been involved in the discovery of over a dozen new fields with recent areas of activity in the North Slope and Cook Inlet Basins of Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico, the San Joaquin Valley, the Williston Basin, the Michigan Basin, and the Wyoming/Utah Overthrust Belt.

Mr. Armstrong graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Southern Methodist University with a degree in Geology in 1982 and is active in numerous business ventures, investments and philanthropies and is on the board of the Southern Methodist University.

Mr. Armstrong has been a director of the Company since October 27, 2008.

Lee Baker

Alberta, Canada

Independent Director
Chair of the Reserves Committee
Member of the Environment, Safety and Sustainability Committee
Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee

Mr. Baker has been an independent businessman since June 2016. Prior thereto, Mr. Baker was President and Chief Executive Officer of Nordegg Resources Inc., a private oil and gas company which he co-founded in March 2008. Prior to 2008, Mr. Baker was the President and Chief Executive Officer of RSX Energy Inc., a publicly listed oil and gas company. Mr. Baker has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and held various positions as geologist, district geologist, Vice President, and President and Chief Operating Officer of a publicly traded oil and gas exploration company.

Mr. Baker was educated at McMaster University, graduating with an Honours degree in Geology. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Mr. Baker has been a director of the Company since March 22, 2011.

John Elick

Alberta, Canada

Independent Director
Member of the Reserves Committee
Member of the Environment, Safety and Sustainability Committee

Mr. Elick was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cinch Energy Corp., a public oil and natural gas company from November 2001 to November 2009 and the Non-Executive Chairman from November 2009 to July 12, 2011. Prior thereto, Mr. Elick occupied the position of Vice President of Land at Pan East Petroleum Corp. (a public oil and natural gas company that he cofounded) from July 1993 to November 1998. Prior to that he spent 23 years at Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Ltd. ending his time there as Division Landman. Mr. Elick holds a degree from the College of the Sequoias.

Mr. Elick has been a director since March 19, 2013

Phillip Lamoreaux

California, United States

Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Mr. Lamoreaux worked for Dean Witter and was an analyst and portfolio manager at American Express Investment Management before co-founding Lamoreaux, Glynn and Associates, in 1974. He established Lamoreaux Partners in 1983.  Mr. Lamoreaux was the managing general partner and portfolio manager of Lamoreaux Partners, an investment partnership focusing on innovative public and private emerging growth companies with emphasis on information technology, before retiring in December 2015.  Mr. Lamoreaux has served as program chairman for the Financial Analysts Federation High Technology Conference and is currently a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. He has served as President of the Interfaith Housing Foundation and was on the Boards of Hospice of Marin, Northern California Olympic Committee, Marin Theatre Company and Yosemite National Institutes.

Mr. Lamoreaux received a Bachelor of Arts in economics, with minors in engineering and mathematics, from Stanford University, and a Masters of Business Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Lamoreaux has been a director since September 9, 2010.

Andrew MacDonald

British Columbia, Canada

Lead Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee

Mr. MacDonald has been an independent businessman since January 2009. Prior thereto, he was the Co-Head of Canadian Equities and Portfolio Manager with Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management, where he was responsible for client investments in the energy sector. He began his career as a well site geologist and has worked in the investment business for over 30 years. He worked for 23 years as an investment/portfolio manager and has extensive experience in financial statement analysis, corporate governance, and compensation. He has served on the boards of various charitable organizations including the John Howard Society of Toronto.

Mr. MacDonald graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Geology from Princeton University.

Mr. MacDonald has been a director since March 22, 2011.

Lucy Miller

Alberta, Canada

Independent Director
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
Chair of the Environment, Safety and Sustainability Committee

Dr. Miller, currently an independent businesswoman, retired as the President and CEO of United Way of Calgary and Area in December 2016, a position she held since 2012.  Prior thereto, she was the Chief Superintendent of the Calgary Catholic School District.

Dr. Miller has served on a number of boards throughout her career, including St. Mary’s University (2007 – 2011), the Calgary Homeless Foundation and the Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative. She is currently a director of Chandos Construction and is also serving on the Advisory Council for the Haskayne School of Business.  Throughout her career, Dr. Miller has also developed significant expertise in the area of social responsibility helping organizations have a positive impact in areas of social development, ethical, economic and environmental issues.

In 2013, the Women’s Executive Network named Dr. Miller as one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women and Alberta Venture Magazine named her as one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People.

Dr. Miller received a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Toronto in 2006 and a Master of Education degree from Dalhousie University in 1983.

Dr. Miller has been a director since June 7, 2017.

Brian Robinson

Alberta, Canada

Mr. Robinson is a director and the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Tourmaline. Prior thereto, Mr. Robinson was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Duvernay and prior to that was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Berkley. Previously, Mr. Robinson held numerous positions in finance and accounting with intermediate and senior oil and gas companies commencing his career with a large public accounting firm. Mr. Robinson has more than 37 years of experience in the oil and gas industry in the disciplines of finance, financial reporting, budgeting, accounting, management, treasury, tax, and business development.

Mr. Robinson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and is a Chartered Accountant. He has been a director since October 27, 2008.

Ronald Wigham

Alberta, Canada

Independent Director
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Reserves Committee

Mr. Wigham has been an independent businessman since 2014, when he retired as Vice-Chairman of Peters and Co. (“Peters”), a boutique Calgary investment dealer specializing in oil and gas and oilfield services equities. Before joining Peters in 1998, Mr. Wigham had been: 1) Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development, at Pan East Petroleum Corp., a natural gas exploration company; 2) Oil and gas analyst, First Marathon Securities; and 3) Commercial litigation partner at Milner Fenerty (now Dentons). From 2012 until its sale in January 2017, Mr. Wigham served as a director of Spur Resources Ltd., a private oil and gas company. He is currently a director of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd., a publicly traded company on the TSX and of Spur Petroleum Ltd., a private oil and gas company (since January 2017).

Mr. Wigham received a Bachelor of Arts in Finance in 1978 from the Honors College, University of Oregon, and an LLB from the University of Victoria in 1981.

Mr. Wigham has been a director since March 7, 2016.