Jack Cressey Future Leader Award

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Jack Cressey Future Leader Award

The award was established in 1995 in memory of Canadian industry leader Jack Cressey, to recognize future pipeline construction industry leaders. Jack Cressey was a long-time board member and past president of the PLCAC, regarded as a strong leader, with vision, integrity, and drive.

Candidates for this award will have made a demonstrable major contribution, or have accomplished a demonstrable major undertaking that has added significant value to their employer’s product or service.

Candidates who have demonstrated significant leadership qualities are nominated by their employer. Candidates will not yet have attained executive status and can be from any area within a Member’s operations, such as accounting, estimating, sales or field operations.

The Jack Cressey Future Leader Award winner is recognized at the Annual Convention with a rosewood plaque.

Please contact us for nomination information.

Kyle Baker, NPL Canada Ltd. Receives 2022 Jack Cressey Leader Award

The Jack Cressey Future Leader Award was established in 1995 in memory of Jack Cressey, board member and past president of the PLCAC, who was regarded as a strong leader with vision, integrity, and drive.

 

This award recognizes leadership and is open to all regular association members’ employees from any segment of the company who have yet attained executive status and have demonstrated leadership qualities of significance to their company.

 

Kyle Baker of NPL Canada Ltd. (NPL) was presented with the Jack Cressey Future Leader Award on May 5, 2022, during the General Business Session at the 68th Annual General Meeting and Convention in Maui, HI. Kyle is currently Manager Contracts & Estimating, leading NPL’s Project Management Office integration initiatives while continuing his education acumen, presently completing his Project Management Professional designation.

 

“Kyle is a consummate professional and strikes the right balance of humility and boldness. We feel very fortunate to have Kyle be part of our NPL Team as his contributions, attitude, and leadership will be vital in shaping our organization, and he is a great representative of the future of our pipeline sector”, said Marcel Singh, Vice President, Operations, NPL Canada Ltd.

 

Previous Recipients of the Jack Cressey Leadership Award

2021     Benny Liu, Michels Canada Co.

2020     Erin Kilar-Bearman, Summit Pipeline Services ULC

2019     Shannon Caron, Michels Canada Co.

2018     Matthew Chorney, Banister Pipelines Constructors Corp.

2017     Bryan Johnston, Aecon

2016     Marcel Singh, NPL Canada Ltd.

2015     Darel Malcolmson, Michels Canada Co.

2014     Tom Patocka, O.J. Pipelines Canada

2013     Phil Murden, Robert B. Somerville Co. Limited

2012     Ryan Hoyle, Aecon Utilities

2011     Jason Thompson, Michels Canada Co.

2010     Dustin Medori, Academy Construction & Maintenance Ltd.

2009     Jeffery R. Rasberry, Aecon Infrastructure

2008     David J. Moore, Aecon Infrastructure

2007     Dean Kilgour, Waschuk Pipe Line Construction Ltd. and Jarrod Serre, Aecon Civil & Utilities

2004     Chris Hudson, Aecon Civil & Utilities

2001     Paul G. Mease, BFC Utilities

2000     Brian Farrel, BFC Utilities and Kelly Gillam, Atlantic Pipeline Resources

1999     Rob Elliott, T.W. Johnstone Company Limited

1998     Sean Bell, Robert B. Somerville Co. Limited and Ted Yu, Marine Pipeline Construction of Canada (1993)

1997     Neil Waugh, BFC Utilities

1996     Shawn Oswald, Marine Pipeline Construction of Canada (1993)

Last updated: June 04, 2022