Board of Directors

Ronald A. McIntosh

Mr. McIntosh is a director of North American Construction Group, a publicly traded corporation and was previously Chairman from May 2004 to October 31, 2017. He is a former director of Fortaleza Energy Inc. and is a director and Chair of the Reserves Committee and Audit Committees of Corval Energy Ltd., a private oil and gas company. He was Chairman and member of the Audit Committee of Tasman Exploration, a private oil and gas company. He is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and is a registered Professional Geologist with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta and has also completed the Executive Development Program at Columbia University in New York. He brings more than four decades of executive, operational and strategic leadership to the Board with his prior roles including President and CEO of Navigo Energy Inc., Chief Operating Officer of Gulf Canada, Vice President of Exploration and International with PetroCanada and Chief Operating Officer with Amerada Hess Canada. In addition, his broad experience with mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate rejuvenation and restructuring provides valuable perspectives and insights to Advantage.

Stephen E. Balog

Mr. Balog, a senior oil and gas executive and professional engineer, has more than 45 years of diversified industry experience and a proven operations track record in leading large scale oil and gas exploitation and development projects. He is president of West Butte Management Inc., a private oil and gas consulting firm, and prior thereto held the position of President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Tasman Exploration Ltd.

Mr. Balog is a member of the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers. As SPEE Reserves Committee Deputy Chairman and Committee Member, he contributed to the initial drafting and industry implementation of the Canadian Oil & Gas Evaluation Handbook-Volumes 1& 2. He also served on the Alberta Securities Commission Petroleum Advisory Committee. Mr. Balog is a graduate of the University of Calgary, B. Sc. Chemical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Grant B. Fagerheim

Mr. Fagerheim is President and Chief Executive Officer of Whitecap Resources Inc., a position he has held since 2009. Founder of Whitecap Resources Inc., Kereco Energy Ltd. (Cadence), Ketch Resources Ltd., and Ketch Energy Ltd. He is on the board of Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd., a TSX publicly traded company, having served since 2014. He recently was appointed to the board of The Fraser Institute in January, 2020. He has worked in both the Canadian upstream and downstream segments of the energy industry. His past directorships include both public and private energy producing and service companies.

Mr. Fagerheim is an active member in the community in both volunteer and charity roles and has a passion for combining academics with athletics. He is a director of the Hockey Canada Foundation, serving since January 2008, has served as Chairman of the Foundation and was also a member of the Order of Hockey Canada executive committee. He also has served as Chairman of the Edge School for Athletes in Calgary. In recognition for his contributions to Canada to date Mr. Fagerheim was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal created in 2012 to honour the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Paul G. Haggis

Mr. Haggis was President and Chief Executive Officer of Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) and prior thereto, Director and Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSPIB). Mr. Haggis has extensive financial markets and public board experience having served on the Board of Directors of Canadian Tire Bank. Mr. Haggis was a director and Chair of the Investment Committee of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, Chair of the Audit Committee of C.A. Bancorp and Prime Restaurants Royalty Income Fund, and Chair of Canadian Pacific Railway, Director of UBC Investment Management Inc. He was Chief Operating Officer of Metlife Canadian operations and Chief Executive Officer of ATB Financial.

Currently, Mr. Haggis is a Director and Audit Chair of Home Capital Group Inc., a Director of the Bank of Canada and a Director and Audit Chair at Alberta Teachers Retirement Fund. Mr. Haggis is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and is certified as a Chartered Director through the Directors College at McMaster University. He was a Commissioned Officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserve.

Andy J. Mah

Mr. Mah has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Advantage, Mr. Mah served as President of Ketch Resources Trust from September 2005 until June 2006 and was Chief Operating Officer from January to September 2005. From August 1996 to January 2005, Mr. Mah was the Executive Officer and Vice President, Engineering and Operations of Northrock Resources Ltd. which became a wholly owned subsidiary of Unocal in 2002. Prior thereto, Mr. Mah had increasing managerial and technical positions with Sceptre Resources Ltd., and BP Canada. Mr. Mah has significant experience in the western Canadian Basin in all facets of the upstream oil and gas industry and worked on U.S. and international projects during his time with Unocal and BP Canada.

Mr. Mah is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, B. Sc. Chemistry in 1980 and B. Sc. Chemical Engineering in 1982. He is a member of APEGA and the Society of Petroleum Engineers, previously was on the Board of Governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), and has served on other oil and gas boards.

Jill T. Angevine

Ms. Angevine is a Managing Director of Palisade Capital and a Corporate Board Director. She has over 25 years of professional experience in the investment management industry including portfolio management, capital markets and equity research. Earlier in her career, Ms. Angevine gained extensive experience on both the sell-side and buy-side of capital markets as a Director of Institutional Research at FirstEnergy Capital Corp. and later as a Portfolio Manager with a Calgary asset management firm. She is a graduate of the University of Calgary (B.Comm) and has earned the Chartered Accountant (CA), the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designations. Ms. Angevine also serves on the Board of Directors of Tourmaline Oil Corp. and is the past Chair of the Board of a junior oil & gas company. She is actively involved on the boards of a number of not-for-profit organizations where she volunteers her time in the community specifically related to education and investment management.

Don M. Clague

Mr. Clague has had an extensive 35 year working career in oil and gas, including diverse experience in North American domestic and frontier areas, as well as internationally in North Africa, Norway and the United Kingdom.

His experience includes a broad range of technical and leadership roles with Dome Petroleum, Amoco Canada, Alberta Energy, Amerada Hess Canada, Hardy Oil and Gas Canada, Petro-Canada and Suncor Energy. In 2002, he became VP, Production (North American Natural Gas) at Petro-Canada, responsible for the safe, efficient operations in all field locations across Alberta and BC, including all engineering functions supporting those areas. He spent 3 years in Denver as President, Petro-Canada Resources (USA) focused on tight oil and coalbed methane assets. Upon returning to Canada, he became VP, In Situ Development and Operations, and after the merger with Suncor was appointed VP, Firebag Operations. In 2012, Mr. Clague became the Senior VP, In Situ Business Unit. He moved to the role of Senior VP, Oil Sands Technical and Upstream Services in 2015. In 2018, he retired as the Senior VP, Exploration and Production Business Unit, with personnel in Calgary, St. John’s, Aberdeen, Tripoli, and Stavanger.

Mr. Clague graduated from the University of Calgary in 1983 with a BSc. in Geophysics. He remains active at the university, sitting on the Dean of Engineering’s Schulich Industry Advisory Council and the Dean of Science’s Circle. He is a Life Member (P. Geoph) of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, and has served on executive policy groups with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA).

Jay P. Reid
Corporate Secretary

Mr. Reid is a Partner at the Calgary based law firm of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP where he has practiced corporate and securities law since 1990. Among other things, Mr. Reid provides advice to issuers and underwriters in respect of private and public issuances of securities and provides advice to issuers, financial advisors, Boards of Directors and special committees on business combinations, reorganizations, mergers, take-overs, arrangements, amalgamations, governance matters and shareholder activist activities. During his career, Mr. Reid has served as a director or Corporate Secretary for over 30 publicly listed or private companies.

Committees Of The Board Of Directors

Audit Committee

Paul Haggis (Chair)
Stephen Balog
Jill Angevine
Donald Clague

Independent Reserves Evaluation Committee

Stephen Balog (Chair)
Paul Haggis
Ron McIntosh
Grant Fagerheim
Donald Clague

Compensation Committee

Jill Angevine (Chair)
Stephen Balog
Grant Fagerheim
Paul Haggis

Governance Committee

Ron McIntosh (Chair)
Stephen Balog
Jill Angevine
Paul Haggis