Contracting Committee

The Contracting Committee is responsible for developing best practices that enhance efficiency and performance for all parties on industrial projects in Alberta. The committee’s goal is to offer tools that help contracting parties be clear on the obligations and risks they are about to undertake, and maintain a consistent approach in contract development, preparation and administration, in an effort to make contracting in Alberta’s construction industry more efficient and cost-effective.

 

Steering Committee Co-Chairs

  • Frank Deluca – Bird Construction
  • Nicki Haig – HCCI

Committee Members

  • John Taylor
  • Dan Mowat – AMEC Oil & Gas Canada
  • Doug Rosentreter – KBR Canada Limited
  • Jim Freiburger – Nexen Energy ULC
  • Bill Somerville – Nexen Energy ULC
  • Andrew Buddle – Teck
  • Brendan Kusiek – Capital Power
  • Corbin Devlin – McLennan Ross LLP
  • Finlay McLay – Rider Hunt International
  • Jerry Crawford – Lakeland Consulting
  • John Lacroix – Toyo
  • Lloyd Ash – Mount Royal
  • Sandra Robinson – Chemco
  • Shane Nickolson – Graham
  • Stephen E. Olney – Keller
  • Stephen Atkinson – KPMG
  • Warren Handley – Shell
  • Richard Venerus – RVA
  • James Smith – Rhi
  • Arnie Olyan
  • German Gomez – Shell
  • Leanna Olson – Miller Thompson

Contract Admin Toolbox

Committee Co-Chairs

  • Andrew Buddle – Teck
  • Finlay McLay – Rider Hunt International

Committee Members

  • James Smith – Rhi
  • Brendan Kusiek – Capital Power

Contract Strategy

Committee Co-Chairs

  • Shane Nickolson – Graham
  • Warren Handley – Shell

Committee Members

  • Richard Venerus – RVA
  • Corbin Devlin – McLennan Ross LLP

Education

Committee Co-Chairs

  • Jerry Crawford – Lakeland Consulting
  • Stephen Olney – Keller

Committee Members

  • Richard Venerus – RVA
  • Arnie Olyan
  • Jim Freiburger  – Nexen Energy ULC
  • John Taylor
  • Lloyd Ash – Mount Royal
  • Stephen Atkinson – KPMG

Scope of Work

Committee Co-Chairs

  • John Lacroix – Toyo
  • Sandra Robinson – Chemco

Committee Members

  • Doug Rosentreter – KBR Canada Ltd.
  • German Gomez – Shell
  • Leanna Olson – Miller Thompson

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Join COAA

COAA members are the companies and organizations in the heavy industrial construction industry. Membership has its benefits:

  • Network with industry peers
  • Contribute to committees and best practices for the industry
  • Annual General Meeting and other events and workshops offered through the COAA
  • Attend the annual Best Practices Conference
  • Access COAA initiatives

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