Patricia Newson

Ms. Newson currently serves on the boards of the Alberta Electric System Operator, and Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST). Ms. Newson retired in 2011 from AltaGas Ltd. as President of the Utility Division and was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of AltaGas Utility Group Inc. from 2005 to 2009, and Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of AltaGas Income Trust from 1996 to 2006. Her previous board experience includes Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Brookfield Residential Properties Inc., AltaGas Utility Group Inc., Long Run Exploration Inc., Guide Exploration Inc., Heritage Gas Limited, Inuvik Gas Ltd., and the Canadian Gas Association. Ms. Newson is a Fellow Chartered Accountant.