Heather Culbert was appointed to EDC’s Board of Directors in April 2015. With over 27 years in the oil and gas sector, Ms. Culbert has held senior management positions at Enerplus Corporation, Cody Energy, Suncor and for clients of her own IT Management Consulting firm. As Senior VP of Corporate Services with Enerplus, she developed significant expertise in all aspects of the oil and gas business, including a specialization in merger and acquisition integration, strategic planning and corporate performance. Ms. Culbert is currently serving as Board Chair for the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), serving as a Board member of Whitecap Resources, on the Strategic Advisory Board for the Charbonneau Cancer Research Institute, and as an advisor for United Way World Leadership Council and past Board Chair of the United Way Calgary. Heather is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Computer Technology, a graduate of Queens Executive Program and was recently awarded a SAIT Honorary Bachelor of Science Degree. In 2013, she was the recipient of the Doc Seaman Generosity of Spirit Award as an individual philanthropist. In 2005, she was the recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal for Community Service, and in 2003, she was recognized as SAIT’s Distinguished Alumna.