The Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission is a public agency that was created under the Petroleum Marketing Act in 1974. It operates as the Crown’s agent in marketing its royalty share of resource production, and supports the development of value-added activities in Alberta’s petroleum sector.
APMC fulfills a public interest mandate on behalf of Alberta, and is accountable to and receives policy direction from the Minister of Energy. APMC’s Mandate and Roles were developed collaboratively with the Minister of Energy.
APMC works to evolve and maximize the long-term sustainable value of Alberta’s petroleum resources and identify new opportunities for Alberta
Board of Directors
Deputy Minister (Energy & Minerals)
The Deputy Minister of Alberta Energy & Minerals leads the department responsible for developing energy and natural resource policy for the province and works closely with other government departments in the natural resources sector. Alberta Energy has responsibility and oversight of the Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission, Alberta Energy Regulator, Alberta Utilities Commission, Alberta Electric System Operator, and the Balancing Pool.
Chair of the Audit Committee
Stephanie is a corporate director, independent consultant, and former senior executive with over 25 years of experience in engineering, large project start-up and operations, governance, joint venture negotiations, risk management, business development, strategic planning, organizational redesign, and change management. Stephanie has held senior executive roles with Shell Canada which included General Manager for non-technical risk, Community and Indigenous Relations for Canada, USA, and Latin America; and Vice President Business and Joint Ventures for the Heavy Oil Athabasca Oil Sands Project and AERA in California.
Stephanie is currently serving on the board of Cardinal Energy (Lead Director; Audit; Reserves; Environmental, Social & Governance; and Compensation & Corporate Governance Committees), as well as the board of Cabin Ridge Coal, a private coal venture, and as an independent corporate ombuds for Shell Canada.
Stephanie's community service includes President and Chair of the MEOW Foundation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, is a Professional Engineer in Alberta, has a Master of Business Administration with the University of Alberta, is a member of the International Ombuds Association, and holds the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D designation.
Roxanne LeBlanc has been Assistant Deputy Minister of Finance at Alberta Energy since February 2021. A highly experienced senior financial management professional and Chartered Professional Accountant, Roxanne has a proven record of success in directing financial services, business, and operational planning processes, along with substantial experience dealing with complex, multi-party, and multi-jurisdictional challenges.
Working in the airport industry for ten years prior to joining the Government of Alberta, Roxanne served as Vice President of Corporate Services for the Fort McMurray Airport Authority. Roxanne then moved on to the Edmonton International Airport Authority.
Diane Pettie is a retired lawyer (KC) and certified Corporate Director (ICD.D). She brings over 35 years of legal practice and executive and corporate governance experience to board discussions. She is currently a director of ATB Financial, Chair of their Governance and Conduct Committee, and a member of their Risk Committee.
Diane served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of TSX-listed Canexus Corporation, a chemical manufacturing company; Assistant Vice President at Sempra Energy Trading; Associate General Counsel at Mirant Corporation (and Director of Mirant Canada Energy Marketing Ltd.); General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Pan-Alberta Gas Ltd.; and Manager, Legal Services at TransCanada.Prior to her in-house career, Diane practiced law at the firm now known as Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.
Diane has her JD from the University of Alberta, is a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada and has the ESG Certificate from Global Competent Boards.
Corrina Bryson has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry and currently serves on the boards of the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board.
Previously, Ms. Bryson led her own consultancy company, Simplify Complexity Inc., providing petroleum engineering and management consulting services to operators and investors. From 2011 to 2016, she worked with CNOOC-Nexen in a variety of roles, including vice president of Resource Development North America. Between 2004 and 2011, Ms. Bryson was a consultant and director with RPS Energy and APA Petroleum Engineering. Ms. Bryson began her career with Shell, working in progressive engineering, project, and business roles from 1994 to 2004 in the Netherlands, the UK, and Canada.
Ms. Bryson graduated from the University of Bradford in England with B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in Chemical Engineering with Management. She is a P.Eng. in Alberta and holds a Masters Certificate of Project Management (MCPM) from the University of Lethbridge. Ms. Bryson is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and holds the designation of ICD, Director (ICD.D.).
Dave Mowat retired in June 2018 from President and CEO of ATB Financial. Under his leadership, ATB grew to more than 5,000 team members in 247 communities, $55 billion in assets, and served 725,000 customers. Named Canada's #1 CEO in 2016 by Glassdoor, Dave also made the list of Alberta's Top 50 Most Influential People by Alberta Venture Magazine in that same year. A 2015 Inspired Leader of the Year for the International Association of Business Communicators, Dave was also honoured as Business Person of the Year in 2014 by Alberta Venture.
In 2016, Dave headed Alberta's Royalty Review panel, whose recommendations were fully adopted by the province, marking a new and innovative approach to Alberta's oil and natural gas royalty structure. In 2019, Dave also served on the province's Blue Ribbon Panel on the Economy to make recommendations toward balancing the Alberta budget.
Having served on numerous boards, including Telus, Laurentian Bank, STARS, Alberta Blue Cross, Edmonton Airports, the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, and the National Music Centre in Calgary, Dave was also involved with Dogs With Wings, and in 2016 was accompanied everywhere by Vaughn, a black lab service puppy who was part of the agency's program to train service dogs to make life better for blind and autistic children.
Terrance was President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Pipeline. Prior to this, Terrance had an extensive career at Husky Energy, culminating as Senior Vice President, Midstream and Refined Products. Terrance previously held the position of Chairman of the Board for Sultran Ltd., Pacific Coast Terminals Company Ltd. and the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) and sits on the boards of Athabasca Minerals, Unit Electrical Engineering and VantEdge Oil & Gas Inc., and the advisory boards for Crux Operations Control Management Limited, WaterSMART Solutions Ltd., the University of Calgary's Haskayne Centre for Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics and the Schulich School of Engineering Industry Advisory Council.
A member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Petroleum Society of Canada, CFA Institute, and the Calgary Society of Financial Analysts, Terrance holds a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary, is a graduate of the Petroleum Land Management program at Mount Royal University, and holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds designations from the Investment Dealers Association of Canada.
Code of Ethics and Related Policies
The APMC’s Code of Conduct outlines rules and direction regarding conflict of interest situations and reporting. Directors and employees complete an annual review and declaration of APMC’s Code of Conduct policy.
The APMC’s Whistleblower policy adheres to the Public Interest Disclosure Act and outlines the application, process and protection of individuals who disclose wrongdoings.