Our Team

The WaterSMART team has unparalleled expertise and knowledge of water management practices, and includes engineers, environmental scientists, facilitators, communicators, and policy advisors. We come from diverse operational, entrepreneurial, and policy backgrounds and share a common vision and passion for improving water management in Alberta and around the globe.

Our projects and clients also benefit from one of our greatest assets: our team of industry leading Special Advisors. Recognized internationally, our Special Advisors are external consultants who work alongside our internal team. This unique combination ensures that we always identify, develop and execute the best water-related strategies, approaches and solutions for our clients.

Dr. P. Kim Sturgess C.M., DSc, MBA, P.Eng., FCAE

CEO & Founder

Calgary, AB

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Claire Jackson M.Sc., P.Eng

COO

Calgary, AB

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Ed Pinero

Edwin Piñero B.Sc, M.Sc.

Special Advisor

Lancaster, PA

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Dave McGee B.Sc

Special Advisor

Lundbreck, AB

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Terry Mah Ph.D

Special Advisor

Chicago, IL

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Ryan MacDonald

Ryan MacDonald Ph.D

Special Advisor

Cranbrook, BC

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Steve Herman M. Eng., P. Eng.

Engineering Manager

Calgary, AB

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Laura Corbeil B.Sc, EPt

Program Manager, Watersheds

Calgary, AB

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Victoria Pleavin B.Sc, P.Eng

Project Engineer

Calgary. AB

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Brie Nelson B.Sc, M.Sc., EPt

Environmental Scientist

Calgary, AB

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Sharon Shane BA

Director, Corporate Services

Calgary, AB

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Norma-Jean Rocky B. Comm.

Special Advisor

Calgary, AB

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Rain Saulnier

Rain Saulnier B.Sc, M.Sc, EIT

Project Engineer in Training

Calgary, AB

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Keith Minnich

Keith Minnich BCE, MSE, PE, P.Eng

Special Advisor

Calgary, AB / Philadelphia, PA

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Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly BA, MA

Special Advisor

Calgary, AB

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Tom Pankratz B.Sc, M.Sc.

Special Advisor

Houston, TX

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Erwin A. Braun P.L. (Eng)

Special Advisor

Calgary, AB

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Darrell Martindale P.Eng., M.Sc.

Special Advisor

Calgary, AB

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Joan Y. Nodelman B.Sc., B.Ed., MBA

Special Advisor

Edmonton, AB

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Joel Nodelman B.Sc. (Hon), M.Sc. (ENG), P.Eng.

Special Advisor

Edmonton, AB

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Robert Hough B.Sc, M.Sc.

Project Coordinator

Calgary, AB

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Shareen Tazdin
 CPA, CMA

Controller

Calgary, AB

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Karim Teja
 CPA, CGA

Chief Financial Officer

Calgary, AB

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Kevin Wilkinson B.A.

Special Advisor

Calgary, AB

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Gerald Feschuk

Special Advisor

Spring Lake, AB

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