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
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