Association Governance

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Board of Governance
EPAC’s Board of Governors members are senior executives representing the full spectrum of our member companies, from small private producers to publicly traded independents.
The members of the Board are elected for a one-year term by the membership at the Association’s Annual General Meeting.
The members of the Board meet eleven times a year to consider issues affecting our Association and provide strategic direction to the President and CEO.

Individual members of the Board may, from time to time, chair Board Committees that address particular issues in detail and make recommendations to the full Board.
The Association’s current Board members are
Neil Bokenfohr

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd.

Harley Rea

Corex Resources Ltd.

Rob Broen

Athabasca Oil Corp.


Paul Dever

Crew Energy Ltd.

Geri Greenall

Lycos Energy Inc.

David Humphreys

Bonterra Energy Ltd.

Bret A. Hughes

Mancal Energy Inc.

Rob Morgan

Strathcona Resources Ltd.

Jason Jaskela - Vice Chair
Headwater Exploration
Sherra Aspin

Tourmaline Oil Corp.


Jason Denney

Teine Energy Ltd.

Phil Hodge

Pine Cliff Energy

Brian Schmidt

Tamarack Valley Resources

Tristan Goodman - EPAC President and CEO


The Explorers and Producers Association of Canada

Byron Nodwell

Longshore Resources Ltd.


Jean-Paul (J.P.) Lachance

Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.

Dale Orton

Cardinal Energy Ltd.
President of EPAC
Tristan Goodman is President and CEO of The Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC), a national lobby group representing Canada’s oil and gas entrepreneurs.
With over 100 member companies producing a large proportion of the nation’s hydrocarbon endowment, members spend billions of dollars annually across the country and directly employ more than 50,000 people in every province and territory.

He is a leading advocate for the Canadian energy industry with governments, regulators, the news media and general public. Previously he was Senior Vice President with one of the nation’s largest energy regulators and has worked for a several multinational energy companies.

He holds a Ph.D., LL.M., LL.B. and other degrees related to natural resource management, law, environmental science and economic history.