Governance

Outstanding programs at STS such as athletics, outdoor education and the arts continue to define the spirit of STS. Plays, musicals, concerts and the external recognition given to our students are a source of pride for the entire STS community.

The Board of Governors continues to focus on a proactive view to build on the proven strengths of the STS heritage and capitalize on new opportunities to develop our children as leaders, thinkers and individuals capable of taking their places in the world.

The Board is committed to continuous improvements to realize the STS motto of Nil nisi optimum: nothing but our best.

Contact the Board of Governors

STS Board of Governors

 

Patrick Aherne

Mr. Patrick Aherne

Mr. Patrick Aherne is the Director, Internal Audit and Risk at NOVA Chemicals and is a member of Alberta’s Provincial Audit Committee. Patrick holds CFA, CPA-CMA and CIA designations and obtained his B.Comm from the University of Alberta. He and his wife Allison have two children, Tristan ’25 and Elizabeth ’27, who have attended STS since Grade 1. Patrick is Chair of the Infrastructure and Risk Management (IRM) Committee and member of the Finance Committee.

Jill Angevine

Ms. Jill Angevine

Ms. Jill Angevine is a Managing Director at Palisade Capital with over 25 years of investment and research experience. In addition to her work in the investment business, Jill also serves on the boards of Tourmaline Oil Corp. and Advantage Oil and Gas Ltd. Ms. Angevine is a graduate of the University of Calgary, having earned a Bachelor of Commerce and has earned the Chartered Accountant (CA), the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designations. Jill and her husband Jay Simmons ’85 are the proud parents of two children Kate and Kennedy '21. Jill is Chair of the Finance Committee and is Treasurer of the Board.

Sorrayah Juma Bhojani

Mrs. Sorrayah Juma Bhojani

Mrs. Sorrayah Juma Bhojani runs her own family office focused on international and domestic private and public equity and real estate investments. Sorrayah obtained her BA (Summa Cum Laude) from Princeton University in 1994; her JD from Stanford Law School in 2001; and is a member of the New York State Bar Association. Sorrayah has worked at various multinational law firms including, Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City; Morrison & Foerster (MOFO) in San Francisco; and Allen & Overy in London, England, focusing primarily on derivatives and project financing.  Sorrayah has extensive volunteer experience having served on the Board of the United Way of Calgary and spent some time with the United Nations Development Programme in Nairobi, Kenya. Furthermore, Sorrayah has experience with the Round Square, having attended Aiglon College, a boarding school in Switzerland and a founding school of the Round Square, for her Grade 6-12 years. Sorrayah and her husband, Ali ’84, have one son attending STS, Aydin ’22. Sorrayah is Chair of the Advancement Committee.

Judy  Fairburn

Ms. Judy Fairburn

Ms. Judy Fairburn is Co-CEO and Fund Managing Partner of The51 and a board director for energy and tech companies as well as the Business Council of Alberta and Axis Connects. Judy has been at the vanguard of environmental sustainability, corporate / entrepreneurial partnerships and diversity as critical to future-proof business. She has co-founded cutting-edge ventures that put such to action, including: The51 - a platform and venture fund for investors, entrepreneurs and those that aspire, that puts women-led capital to work in innovative, diverse start-ups; and Evok Innovations - a $100 million cleantech / digital venture fund. Her career includes roles as Chief Digital Officer, President Environmental Opportunity Fund, and VP-level operations and technology development role; she was also the first female Board Chair of Alberta Innovates. Judy holds an MSc (Chemical Engineering), an MBA and Institute of Corporate Directors designation. She is also honoured to be a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, an award-winning Creative Destruction Lab mentor, recipient of the 2020 Calgary Influential Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award, 2021 Schulich School of Engineering Alumni Leadership Excellence Award and WXN Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100. Judy and her husband, Mark Wallace, have two children attending STS, Kate ’24 and Neal ’26. Judy is a member of the Governance & HR Committee.

Jason Fong '03

Mr. Jason Fong '03

Mr. Jason Fong is a Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA), a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) graduate of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. He was formerly a Tax Manager at KPMG and is currently Vice President, Financial Planning Specialist with RBC Wealth Management. He is very proud to continue to be giving back to the STS family and is currently the President of the STS Alumni Association. Jason and his wife, Vivien, have two young boys, Eden '30 and Christian '32, who are currently attending STS.

Dana Lougheed '90

Dr. Dana Lougheed '90

Dr. Dana Lougheed '90 is a chiropractor in Calgary with a focus on prenatal and pediatric care, and passionately advocates healthy lifestyles amongst all age groups. Dana attended STS for 9 years and is a member of the Alumni Association. She graduated from Queen’s University with degrees in Physical and Health Education and a Bachelor of Science, and achieved her Doctor of Chiropractic at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Dana has completed the ICD NFP Governance Essentials program and volunteers her time with many non-profit organizations.

Barbara MacIntyre

Mrs. Barbara MacIntyre

Mrs. Barbara MacIntyre is a Certified Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Manitoba. She oversees operations of their family business, Lake Breeze Winery, an award-winning Okanagan boutique winery. Barbara and her husband, Drew, have two sons, William ’19 and Harrison ’22. Barbara sits on the Finance Committee.

Amy Meyer

Mrs. Amy Meyer

Mrs. Amy Meyer has over 15 years experience as a Recruiting Consultant in the Financial Industry with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and two additional years towards a Masters degree in Business Communications (MBC) from St. Thomas University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is currently the President of the Parents Organization of STS (POSTS). Amy and her husband, Justin, moved to Calgary in 2015 and they have three daughters, Karissa '23, Audrey '24, and Heidi '27.   

Tom  Mix

Mr. Tom Mix

Mr. Tom Mix is currently the Vice President and General Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions and General Corporate for Canadian headquartered Nutrien Ltd. His areas of responsibility include mergers and acquisitions, corporate development and strategy, corporate governance, investor relations, domestic/international government relations, and general corporate. Tom joined Nutrien’s predecessor, Agrium Inc., in September 2012. Prior to this, Tom was a partner in the Calgary-based law firm Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Tom was called to the Alberta Bar in 2001, has an MBA from Queen’s University and an LL.B from the University of British Columbia. Tom and his wife, Shannon, have three daughters attending STS: Charlotte, '27, Olivia (Liv) '28, and Hannah, '30. Tom is Chair of the Governance & HR Committee and is the Board’s Corporate Secretary.

Houston Peschl

Mr. Houston Peschl

Mr. Houston Peschl MBA, completed his undergraduate degrees at the University of Calgary and soon transitioned to the Director of Operations and Sustainability of DIRTT Environmental Solutions. During his time at DIRTT, he also was recognized as Avenue Magazines' Top 40 under 40 in 2013. After leaving DIRTT, Houston co-founded Creating Eudaimonia; a firm dedicated to building capacity to startups and small companies across Canada and is continually involved with B Corp to promote and advance the public policy for Benefit Corporations across North America.  Mr. Peschl is a full-time Instructor at Haskayne School of Business and has published multiple articles on sustainability, entrepreneurship, and the seven skills of Entrepreneurial Thinking. In 2019, Mr. Peschl won two teaching awards, one through the University of Calgary’s Sustainability Department and one through the Student Union. Mr. Peschl joins the Board’s Strategic Planning ad-hoc committee.

Graham Richardson

Mr. Graham Richardson

Mr. Graham Richardson is President and Managing Director of TAQA North, with over 30 years of international energy industry experience. Graham has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysical Sciences and Master’s degrees in petroleum engineering and Project Management. Graham holds the ICD.D designation. Graham believes in giving back to community and is an active volunteer in the Calgary non-profit space, Chairing the Board of the Calgary Drop-In Centre and also bringing governance skills to youth sports programs. Originally from the UK, Graham moved to Calgary in 2014, and prior to that has also completed professional assignments based in the United Arab Emirates, Russia, Switzerland, and Thailand. He and his wife Bettina have two children, Finlay ’25 and Caden ’31, who both attend STS. Graham is a member of the Governance & HR Committee.

Michael Rose

Mr. Michael Rose

Mr. Michael Rose is current President, CEO and Chairman of Tourmaline Oil Corp. and has more than 39 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. He began his career at Shell Canada in 1979 and after fourteen years, founded Berkley Petroleum Corp. in 1993. As President and CEO, the company grew exponentially and was sold in March 2001. In July of the same year, Mr. Rose founded Duvernay Oil Corp. and again, as President and CEO, he and his team grew the company from a private microcap to a public Intermediate Exploration and Production company. Duvernay was sold to Shell Canada in August 2008 and Mr. Rose founded Tourmaline Oil Corp. in September 2008. Mr. Rose is on the Advisory Board of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and is involved in a wide range of volunteer and philanthropic pursuits with his wife Sue in the areas of youth education, health and sports. Mike and Sue have three sons, Aidan ’20, Jeremy ’14, and Brendan ’12.

Kam Sandhar

Mr. Kam Sandhar

Mr. Kam Sandhar is the Executive Vice-President, Strategy & Corporate Development, at Cenovus Energy Inc. Kam oversees strategy, business development, investor relations, reserves governance and corporate planning functions for Cenovus and has over 20 years of experience in the finance and oil and gas industry. He formerly served as a Principal and oil and gas analyst at Peters & Co. Ltd., covering a wide array of Canadian, U.S. and international oil and gas companies. Kam started his career at Deloitte where he focused on oil and gas audit and taxation. Kam also serves on the Board of Headwater Exploration. Kam is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary. He and his wife Sandy have two boys, Jaiden ‘24 and Dylan ’29, who are currently attending STS. Kam is a member of the STS Finance & Audit Committee. 

Todd Worsley '88

Mr. Todd Worsley '88

Mr. Todd Worsley ’88 attended STS from 1980 to 1985. Mr. Worsley has a B. Comm. (Hons.) from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He currently serves as President, Sky Energy Group, a private investment firm and Principal, Argos Capital Corporation. Having spent a significant part of his career in Toronto, Mr. Worsley enjoys being back in Calgary and part of the STS community. Mr. Worsley is Chair of the Board of Governors and is the proud parent of Willem ’21.