Jamie Kereliuk has worked over 20 years in the oil and gas industry in Canada. During this time, he has held a variety of Emergency and Security Management and Environmental positions with oil and gas companies, private consulting firms, provincial government and the National Energy Board of Canada (NEB) where he spent 13 years.

Recently Jamie joined Trans Mountain Corporation where he is currently the Director of Environment Health & Safety. In this leadership role he is accountable for all the Environment and Safety programs for Trans Mountain's pipeline operations.  


Anna Taylor is a Petroleum Engineering Technologist, and the Senior Manager of Emergency Management and Business Continuity at Husky Energy.  She began her career in the British Army as a Movement Controller, planning and coordinating deployments and rotations of military contingents.  

Anna has 20 years of experience in industry, and has been with Husky since 2006 in various roles, honing her skills in business development, stakeholder relations and compliance/due diligence.  


Jonathan Schindlbeck is the Emergency & Business Continuity Manager for Suncor Energy Inc. within EH&S, Strategy & Operations Services.  He is responsible for Emergency & Business Continuity Governance across the Suncor corporation.

Having managed a diverse career spanning more than 24 years in emergency response, training, fire hazard risk assessment and mitigation, Jonathan has been accountable for the training of emergency services personnel, the delivery and sustainment of emergency medical and treatment room services, as well as respiratory and extinguisher maintenance, fire prevention services and emergency management activities.  He previously held Advanced Care Paramedic (Alberta) and Safety Codes Officer - Fire designation, in addition to several instructor / evaluator level fire, rescue and medical certifications.  Jonathan’s education has been further supplemented by 3 years of an Applied Business Degree in Emergency Services.

Representing Suncor Energy Inc. at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers on the Emergency Management Steering Committee, the Land Based Spill Response Task Group and the BC Provincial Coordination Steering Committee, he also sits on the Board of Directors for Emergency Response Assistance Canada.

Tara Payment is the Manager of Water, Health & Safety at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. Tara has 15 years of oil and natural gas industry experience; prior to joining CAPP in 2005, she worked in environmental roles in the public sector in Ottawa and the private sector in Winnipeg.

Tara holds a Master of Science in Environment and Management from Royal Roads University and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Manitoba. In addition to her role at CAPP, she serves on the board of the Alberta Water Council.


Stephen Lloyd has lead Enbridge's Emergency Management Team for over 10 years and has over 20 years' experience within the Emergency Response Industry. His team is responsible for the Development, Planning and Execution of all Enbridge  Liquid Pipelines, ER programs and Management System across the US and Canada. He has chaired the API's Emergency Response Work Group and the development of API's Recommended Practice 1174, for Onshore Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Emergency Preparedness and Response.

Stephen has also served, in the past, as WCSS Board Member and also a member of CEPA's Emergency Management Work Group. His varied background covers Paramedicine, Emergency Response within Refineries and Upgraders to International Disaster Response and relief overseas.

Mike Nerbas graduated from the University of Calgary in 1988 with a Master’s degree in Environmental Science. His career has included 5 years in Environmental Consulting, 9 more years with his own Environmental Consulting firm, Greystone, 10 years in senior management positions with public environmental services companies and 8 years in HSE roles with two different oil and gas producers.

Mike has work experience across 5 different decades, in public and private enterprise, as an employer and an employee, working for oil and gas companies, and as a consultant to oil and gas in Canada and internationally. He has served as Director on two different non-profit Boards and is currently employed as Vice President, HSE for Whitecap Resources Inc.

Nolan Steinwand is a Professional Agrologist who has spent the last 23 years working within the upstream oil and gas industry in North East British Columbia and Alberta.  His entire career has been dedicated to Regulatory Compliance and Environmental Management, with 5 years in the service sector and 18 years working for producers. 

Early in his career, Nolan was involved in environmental sampling and reclamation, which migrated over to remediation and spill response, then on to more corporate-focused Regulatory Compliance and Environmental Management roles.  In 2002, Nolan joined the Area C Steering Committee and shortly thereafter attended his first ice exercise on the Peace River located in Taylor, BC.  His curiosity and drive to improve upon the status quo and do things differently motivated him to be more involved within WCSS.  Since that first exercise and in the 18 years since, Nolan has held a variety of positions with WCSS, including Areas C & E Chairman and Alternate Chairman roles. He continues to be involved on the Executive Sub-Committee and has recently taken on the role of Provincial Chairman.