BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors is charged with maintaining CWIE’s vitality. Elected by the members,  these dedicated professionals have backgrounds that vary within our industry. To ensure the organization meets all of our needs, the Board regularly meets to ensure our society is aligned with the needs of the members.

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MEET THE CWIE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rayna has been a CWiE member for 4 years and is actively involved in volunteering and networking within the group. She previously held the position of Co-Director of Membership and was on the subcommittee for Social Media/Content Coordinator. Rayna also co-organized and hosted CWiE's first Executive Forum - Allies in Energy.

 

Rayna holds a Degree in International Relations and a minor in Business Management and Society. She is a Business Development Representative for Gemini Fabrication.

Jana Hackman has been a member of CWiE for the past 5 years. She currently holds the position of Vice President. She was previously the Director of Community Involvement  and has served on several subcommittees within our organization.

 
Jana is a Commercial Account Executive and Team Lead at Axia FibreNet, a company dedicated to providing high bandwidth speed, scalability, and reliability which organizations need to grow and compete today and into the future.  Jana has over 8 years of experience working with the energy sector, providing best-in-class cloud solutions which can help take their business to the next level. She is known for her ability to provide strategic solutions and work with the leadership team to achieve their business objectives. Jana has two children who currently are attending Mount Royal University and in her free time she enjoys heading to the mountains with family and friends.

Shauna has been a member of Calgary Women in Energy for over 8 years.  She was the Director of Membership for 5 years and now holds the Director of Technical Education.  Shauna strives to bring inspiring and educational speakers to the group.  Currently, Shauna is the Calgary Sales Representative for ArticTherm which provides an efficient Flameless Heat and Green Air technology for multiple applications using portable equipment to remote locations for the extreme climate challenges. 

ANNE-MARIE WILMS, Director of Membership

Anne-Marie Wilms is a business development professional from Calgary, Canada. She has 10 years’ experience working technical sales in the oil and gas industry with a focus in environmental services. With a long history of retail and customer service, Anne-Marie has excelled at building relationships with some of the largest oil and gas companies in Western Canada.

 

Anne-Marie previously spent 6 years on the board of directors for Calgary Women in Energy, with 4 years as President, and has recently been re-elected in the role as Co-Director of Membership. She also sits on the board of directors of a local charity called Baby it's Cold Outside dedicated to helping those less fortunate in the community. Anne-Marie is passionate about giving back to her community and mentoring women in the Oil and Gas industry.

Grace is currently Co-Director of Membership for CWiE. 

A mother of two and a wife who successfully holds a fast paced and diversified career in Oil & Gas. Grace has been serving the O&G Industry for over 12 years now, with a focus on sales and training. Grace’s passion is building long standing client relationships. 

Her current position at Sky Eye and Caron Controls, as an Account Manager allows her to grow professionally, not only in Canada, but the US and Mexican markets as well. 

Grace is driven in supporting her community whether that be raising funds for the Big-Hearted Mavericks or raising funds and awareness on Human Trafficking.

 

KELLY PALMER, Director of Communications

Kelly joined CWIE in 2011 as a member and quickly became the Director of Membership in 2012. She remained in the position until 2014 and worked with the Board of Directors to promote CWIE, bring on dedicated members, and create a community. Her mixed experience and background in oil and gas plus marketing form an alliance with CWIE to create more awareness and a stronger brand. Currently, she is Marketing & Communications Specialist for PBA Group of Companies. She focuses on creating valuable marketing and communication programs. 

 

Jenn is currently the Director of Community Involvement with CWiE. She has been an active member with Calgary Women in Energy attending multiple networking events, membership breakfasts, volunteering events and most recently volunteering her time on the Golf Committee. 

She is also actively involved with Wings of Hope which is a 100% volunteer run organization that provides financial relief allowing breast cancer patients to focus on their recovery.

 

Jenn has 10+ year’s experience in Sales/Business Development, working within Oil & Gas and Technology helping large Fortune 500 companies. She is skilled at creating valuable and highly collaborative relationships with both clients and partners, to serve as a trusted business advisor to their core business needs. She is currently the Regional Sales Manager serving Southern AB/Southern BC & Manitoba for Portable Gas Detection at Honeywell. 
 

Jeaniece has been a member of Calgary Women in Energy for over 5 years and is actively involved in networking and volunteering within the group.  She is now the Director of Events which will include organizing Membership Breakfasts, Christmas Parties, Minglers, and other events throughout the year.
 

With over 15 years in the Sales/Business Development World, Jeaniece is currently the Strategic Account Manager at Stratus Electrical & Instrumentation. Jeaniece is well known for building solid relationships throughout the industry and is always willing to lend a helping hand. 

Marcia joined CWIE in 2018 and immediately became an active member by attending the monthly Technical Sessions and participating in the CWIE community volunteering opportunities (i.e. Drop in Centre and Food Bank). 

Marcia is the Managing Director of Operations180 and has over 15 years of experience as a technology executive. Marcia works with her clients to provide both strategic and tactical support to businesses looking for Operational Excellence by creating sustainable, scalable business processes. 

SueAnne has been a great member to the CWIE organization and a huge asset to the Board of Directors.  She manages to keep all deliverables, agenda items and meetings organized and accounted for throughout the group's development.  This likely comes from her excellent background in project management as she is the Senior Advisor for Organizational Effectiveness with Suncor Energy where she has developed an excellent career path. 

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