Senior EHS Advisor
Kym has over 27 years’ experience in environment, sustainability, health and safety, regulatory compliance/permitting, stakeholder engagement/Indigenous affairs and community relations and investment . She began her career as an environmental consultant in 1991 with Golder Associates and transitioned to the oil & gas industry in 2006. Kym has held several previous leadership roles at Golder Associates, EnCana, ConocoPhillips and Enerplus.
Most recently, Kym was the Senior Manager of Safety and Social Responsibility (S&SR) at Enerplus Corporation where she provided leadership and oversaw activities pertaining to health, safety, environment, sustainability (HSE&SD), stakeholder engagement and regulatory compliance. At Enerplus, she built a vibrant, results-driven, strong S&SR program and culture throughout all areas of the organization. She guided the development of a S&SR Management System, Policy and standards; EHS performance metrics; behavioral based safety, Owning Zero and safety recognition programs; S&SR education and communication initiatives; and the Corporation’s first three Sustainability Reports. Kym has significant experience with Cannabis legislation and resulting corporate due diligence in both the United States and Canada.
Currently, Kym sits on the Board of Directors of the Educational Partnership Foundation and the National Association of EHS Management (NAEM). She was also a Director with the the Canadian Heavy Oil Association (CHOA) from 2009 through 2015 and served as President from 2011 to 2013. Kym has also chaired, presented and served on several conference organizing committees including the 2015 NAEM Women’s Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas, the 2017 NAEM Women’s Leadership Conference in Portland, Oregon, the 2013 NAEM Annual EHS Management Forum in Montreal, Quebec, and the CHOA Annual Slugging It Out and Annual Fall Business conferences.