GeoConvention Vision and Board
To be the preeminent annual integrated geoscience convention in the world.
Provide value to the members of our partner societies, sponsors, exhibitors and other delegates by building on past success, striving for future improvement, providing continuity of management and through appropriate governance. This will be accomplished by communicating to member societies, effective marketing and branding, gathering and analyzing relevant statistics and by administering efficiently while providing accountability, initiative and advancement
The GeoConvention Board of Directors is made up of representation of our three partner societies and provides strategic direction and focus for the Partnership, ensuring diligent representation of the interests of our delegates, supporters and partner societies.
Click on the names of the directors for a brief bio.
Shelley Leggitt is one of three CSPG representatives currently serving on the Geoconvention Board and has been in that role since October 2017. Shelley served most recently as the Financial Director for CSPG from 2015-2017.
Shelley is currently VP Exploration and Land at NAL Resources, and is a professional geologist with 30+ years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Shelley has a broad geotechnical background in in both conventional and unconventional reservoirs having held senior management positions with EOG Resources Canada, Enerplus, Encana, and PanCanadian.
Nanna Eliuk is General Chair for the CSEG at the 2017 GeoConvention in Calgary. Nanna has been an active and tireless volunteer on many fronts with the CSEG. She has served as session chair and co-chair for both the CSEG/CSPG Conventions in the past, has been an integral part of the technical committee for past conventions, written book reviews for the RECORDER, reviewed abstracts for the SEG Convention, as well as helped organize and present at the first CSEG/EAGE Land Seismic workshop, which was a financial and technical success. She has also volunteered her time with the Earth Science for Society, the CSEG Mentorship program, the CSEG Outreach program (high school fairs in Saskatchewan) and was a key contributor in the early days of the Junior Geophysicists Forum Committee.
Nanna is currently Exploration Manager with Alvopetro Energy Ltd. in Calgary and is a professional geophysicist with over 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Her experience has included geophysical positions with increasing responsibility at junior as well as integrated multi-national oil and gas companies in Calgary.
Jeff has been a CSEG representative on the GeoConvention Board since June of 2016. He was the CSEG general co-chair for GeoConvention 2015 and was a member of the technical committee for several past conventions. From 2007 to 2010 he was a member of the editorial board for the SEG publication The Leading Edge where he coordinated the monthly Acquisition and Processing section. Jeff has been the Chief Geophysicist at Key Seismic since 2006. Prior to joining Key Seismic, he was at Veritas DGC in Calgary and Shell in Calgary and Rijswijk, Netherlands.
John Hogg has thirty-six years of experience in exploration, operations, delineation, development geology, interpretation geophysics, leadership, business, operations and management of land and joint venture operating agreements with extensive knowledge of offshore and onshore operations/drilling management including Construction, HSE, Emergency Response, and Spill Contingency Planning.
Currently, John is President of Skybattle Resources Ltd. and works closely with Federal, Territorial and Provincial Government officials in Canada on land tenure, social license and technical issues involving: use of water resources exploration and development geoscience and hydraulic fracture stimulation in Arctic and Atlantic Canada basins.
Dr. Lindsay Dunn began her geoscience career at Edinburgh University in Scotland obtaining her BSc. She subsequently obtained an MSc from the University of New Brunswick and a PhD from the University of Calgary. Upon graduating she has worked for various exploration and production companies in Calgary specializing in unconventional sedimentology and stratigraphy. For the last seven years she has worked for Athabasca Oil Corporation and is currently the Geoscience Manager for the Light Oil Division responsible for the exploration and development of their Montney and Duvernay assets. Lindsay’s interests include unconventional reservoir characterization and well optimization utilizing sedimentological and stratigraphic principles. She was the recipient of the CSPG link Award in 2015 for best technical presentation at a society luncheon.
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