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2021 Board of Directors Election to be held on January 18.
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2023 Elections
Nominations for the 2023 ASGA Board of Directors Elections are now open.

Three of nine seats will be elected by Regular/Producer members of the Alberta Sand & Gravel Association. Any Regular/Producer member may be nominated for the Board of Directors as well. Associate, Consultant, and Municipal Government members are not eligible to run or vote.

A contested election will be conducted on the Election Runner online voting application, with results announced at the 2023 ASGA Convention. The following is the final list of candidates.

Candidates


Assiff, Adal (Carmacks)
Hall, Morgan (Mainline Construction)
Hart, Richard (Park Paving)
Lissel, Ryan (Athabasca Minerals, Inc.)
Niklevich, Andrey (Standard General)

Candidate Statements

Assif, Adal

Adal is a construction materials professional with over 20 years of progressive experience. Subject matter expert in all facets of aggregate processing, manufacturing, engineering and resource development. He manages all aggregate operations and resource activity for Carmacks Enterprises Ltd.  

The importance of the ASGA, through its diverse membership composition are all representatives of our industry. If elected to the board, he will continue to be an advocate and collaborator for the aggregates industry. Adal seeks your confidence to the board in pursuit of being a contributing member for the betterment of our industry. It will be of the utmost of service for him to represent the ASGA.

Hall, Morgan

Morgan Hall’s career in the construction industry has spanned over 30 years and throughout his career he has held a diverse range of positions. Morgan began working in the industry in 1991 with a Geotechnical Engineering company as an onsite gravel crusher Quality Control Tech. Morgan later moved on to the contracting side where he served in several positions with multi-national as well as privately held companies, all based in the Peace Region of Alberta. Morgan has held positions ranging in disciplines from base/paving, concrete, earthworks to deep underground utilities, including Asphalt QA/QC Tech, Project Manager, Senior Estimator, Highway Division Manager and Civil Construction Manager.

Early on and throughout his career, Morgan has developed a deep understanding of the importance the aggregate industry and the civil construction industry have for one another. Aggregates play an important role and are a vital resource utilized in many facets of construction which must be developed in a manner that is sustainable, ensures environmental responsibility, and health and safety.

Morgan looks forward to representing Mainline Construction (2014) Ltd. (subsidiary of Volker Stevin Canada), and all other ASGA stake holders.


Lissel, Ryan

Ryan joined Athabasca Minerals Inc as Vice-President, Projects & Operations. Ryan is a registered professional engineer (APEGA & APEGS), with an MBA (finance) from University of Calgary. He has 30+ years experience in project management and capital project development across a variety of industrial sectors including Oil & Gas, Mining, Manufacturing, Materials Processing and Automation. Ryan is providing project executive oversight and management of AMI’s growing number of projects within both AMI Silica, AMI Aggregates and AMI RockChain divisions. His recent and past roles include Project Director (CEDA International), General Manager & Director of Major Projects (Wilbros Canada), and Sr. Vice-President, Integrated Services (Tarpon Energy Services).


Prior to joining Athabasca Minerals, Ryan executed projects from $10 million to $1 billion in size during his career. He has also developed and directed multi-discipline project organizations through the project lifecycle of engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, and commissioning with a focus on safe delivery, environmental sustainability, quality management, tendering, contractor management, and project controls.

 
Ryan has volunteered both at the operational level, board level, and executive level on many  not-for-profit organizations see below: 

  • Coaching 
    • Hockey (Crowfoot Minor Hockey)
    • Lacrosse (Hornets Lacrosse)
  • Board positions
    • President (NorthWest Calgary Athletic Association [NWCAA])
    • Vice President Admin (Calgary Chinooks Soccer)
    • Coordinator & Director at Large (Crowfoot Minor Hockey Association)
  • Other 
    • Sorting and distributing food (Calgary Food Bank)
    • Christmas Toy distribution (Salvation Army

Hart, Richard

Thank-you for the opportunity to serve as your ASGA Director for the last 2 years. In that time, a significant amount of work has been put into initiatives such as reform of the Community Aggregate Payment Levy as well as Sub-Regional Caribou consultations in various northern regions.


The value of our organization is immeasurable. This value includes the connection between producers, Agencies, consultants and regulatory bodies across the province to ensure the responsible development of our aggregate resources. The association facilitates involvement in the decision-making processes governing our industry and provides a single, united voice to represent our industry to the public. The opportunity to serve the membership has not been taken lightly. The trust you have shared to represent producers is valued both professionally as well as personally. If chosen to serve for another term, I commit to you the continued effort to advocate for our industry and improve our great organization.