Heather Culbert retired as a Senior VP of Corporate Services with Enerplus Corporation, a mid-sized oil and gas company. Over her 27 years in the oil and gas sector, Ms. Culbert has held senior management positions at Cody Energy, Suncor and for clients of her own IT Management Consulting firm. During Heather’s tenure at Enerplus, the fund’s growth increased in market cap by $7.5 billion and she developed significant expertise in all aspects of the oil and gas business, including a specialization in merger and acquisition integration, strategic planning and corporate performance.
Heather is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Computer Technology and was recently awarded a SAIT Honorary Bachelor of Science Degree. In 2013 she was the recipient of the Doc Seaman Generosity of Spirit Award as an individual philanthropist, in 2005 she was the recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal for Community Service, and in 2003 she was recognized as SAIT’s Distinguished Alumnus.
Heather has been an active volunteer and philanthropist for many years and has served as Board Chair of United Way of Calgary and Area, as a trustee of the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Board Chair of the Alliance to End Violence, and Campaign Chair of the SAIT Promising Futures Campaign. Most recently Heather has been invited to be a member of the United Way World Leadership Council. She and her husband, Mike, are members of the Million Dollar Roundtable of the United Way of Calgary and Area.