Mike was born and raised in Northern BC and has raised his family in the Fort St John area. Between Municipal and Oil and Gas operations, Mike has been involved in water infrastructure design, construction, and commissioning for over 25 years.
He spent 15 years in municipal government where he worked his way up to Director of Works and spent the last 8 years of his municipal career as Fire Chief. In 2011 he took a position with Talisman Energy as Water Management Coordinator where he coordinated the movement of fluid through the piping network connecting most of the sites to the Fresh and produced water storage pits.
Mike holds several tickets in the Environmental Operators Certification Program, including Water Distribution 1, Water Treatment 1, Wastewater Distribution 1, as well as NFPA Pumps and Pumping. In 2015, he accepted a position with Titan Energy Services where he soon became the Branch Manager, and then the North Regional Manager after opening a second branch in Grande Prairie, AB. Mike joined the team at Butler Ridge in 2020, and has a vast knowledge to share when it comes to managing water projects.