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CAODC Members Elect 2014/15 Board of Directors

Friday, 07 Mar 2014

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

March 07, 2014

CAODC MEMBERS ELECT 2014 /15 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Calgary, Alberta — The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) announced on Friday the election results for the 2014 /15 Board of Directors.

CAODC members – which include all of Canada’s drilling contractors and 98% of Canada’s service rig contractors – elect representatives to the Board for 2 - year terms.

"Most of the members on the Board began their careers on a rig ," says Mark A. Scholz, CAODC President. "This is a dynamic group of industry leaders, and I'm pleased to have their expertise and perspective at the table."

The following representatives from CAODC member companies make up the 2014 /15 Board of Directors:

Officers :

Wade McGowan , Chairman — Ironhand Drilling Inc.
Randy Hawkings, Vice Chairman — CanElson Drilling Inc.
Ross Pickering, Past Chairman — Precision Drilling , a division of Precision Drilling Canada LP
Mark A. Scholz, Secretary/Treasurer — CAODC

Directors:

John Brown — Patterson - UTI Drilling Canada Ltd.
Joe Bruce — Nabors Drilling , a division of Nabors Canada
Duane Carol — DC Drilling Inc.
John Cooper — Savanna Drilling Canada
Kirk Grimes — Grimes Well Servicing Ltd.
Ken Hudgeon — Precision Well Servicing , a division of Precision Drilling Canada LP
Alex MacAusland – Horizon Drilling, a division of Western Energy Services Corp.
Michael Mannas — Jomax Drilling (1988) Ltd.
George McHardy — Nabors Drilling , a division of Nabors Canada
Scott McKaig — Transocean Canada Drilling Services Ltd.
Don Pack — Precision Well Servicing , a division of Precision Drilling Canada LP
Preston Reum — Essential Well Service Inc.
Brad Rowbotham — Roll’n Oilfield Industries Ltd.
Karl Ruud — Akita Drilling Ltd.
James Schulte — Precision Drilling, a division of Precision Drilling Canada LP
Bryan Toth — Rockwell Servicing Inc.
Lyle Whitmarsh — Trinidad Drilling Ltd.
Les Yakemchuk — Treeline Well Services Inc.
Bob Zanusso — Ensign – Canadian Drilling

CAODC is the unified voice of the Canadian drilling and service rig industry. For 65 years, CAODC has promoted safer and more efficient operations through advocacy, communication an d needed products and services. CAODC is committed to supporting a culture of safety excellence in the industry and continuing a strong tradition of leadership and cooperation.

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For more information, contact:

Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors
Main:(403)264-4311

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