Corporate governance

As stated in its charter, the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee purpose is to identify and recommend individuals to the Board for nomination as members of the Board and its committees consistent with criteria approved by the Board, make recommendations to the Board regarding Board practices and corporate governance and develop and recommend to the Board a set of corporate governance principles applicable to the Corporation. The Committee currently consists of three members and meets approximately two times per year. To lean more about Salida's Corporate Governance - click here.

Board of directors

Cameron MacDonald, Chief Executive Officer & Director

  • Founder, President  & CEO of Macam Group of Companies, founded in 2002 specializing in Merchant/Investment Banking, Research & Trading,  Capital Market Advisory to TSX & TSX-V companies spanning across North America, South America, the Middle East and North Africa
  • Previous, Director, BCT Structures – Sold in 2012 to Clean Harbors Industry Services Canada Inc.
  • Chairman i4Media Corporation, a private technology & new-media investment holding company, including


Simon Akit, P.Eng, MBA, Independent Director

  • Currently Managing Director, Global Head Energy Sales at Canaccord Genuity since 2008
  • Previously Director, Institutional Equities, BMO Capital Markets (New York)
  • Vice President, Institutional Equities, Raymond James Financial Inc.
  • Equity Research Department, UBS Securities
  • Drilling and Completions Engineer, Encana Corporation
  • Drilling Field Foreman (Alberta and Newfoundland), EnCana Corporation

Warren Brown, B.Comm., CFA, CPA, CMA, Independent Director

  • Co-founder, Vice President Corporate Development of White Owl Energy Services Inc.
  • Served in increasingly senior financial and accounting roles over the past 17 years
  • Previously held executive roles in investment banking last eight years in the oil and gas sector
  • Served as a research analyst at a Calgary based oil and gas investment firm from 2004 to 2006
  • He has been involved in financial reporting, financial modeling, audit, corporate strategies, commodity market analysis,
    enterprise software, and capital markets transactions


Brian Skinner, P.Geo, Independent Director

  • Over 40 years experience
  • Texaco Exploration Ltd. (1969 – 1972)
  • Petromer Trend Corporation (1973 – 1976)
  • Dorchester Gas Corporation (1976 – 1979)
  • Tiber Energy Corporation (founder 1979 – 1989) 
  • Lasmo Canada Ltd. (1990 – 1992)
  • Kacee Exploration Ltd. (founder 1992 – 1999)
  • AltaQuest Resources Ltd./Atlas Energy Ltd. (2000 – 2002) 
  • Celtic Exploration Ltd. (2002 to 2007); First employee retained at Celtic Exploration Ltd. - sold in 2013 to ExxonMobil $2.6B
  • Founder, Tiber which grew to 1,200 BOE/d prior to corporate sale in 1989
  • Past Chairman of CODA (Calgary Olympic Development Association – 1995 – 2004)