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C.M, L. Col. (Hon.), FCAE, FEC, LL. D (Hon.), P. Eng.
Ms. Sendall joined Pan American’s Board of Directors in December 2020. She has more than 30 years of experience in the energy sector. Prior to her retirement, she led Petro Canada’s Natural Gas Business Unit and held other executive positions at the company responsible for exploration and production, marketing, engineering, technology, and product sales. She is currently a director of Enmax Corporation, an electricity utility owned by the City of Calgary, and a member of the Member Council for Sustainable Development Technology Canada, an independent federal foundation that helps Canadian companies develop and deploy clean energy technology solutions.
Previously, Ms. Sendall served as: a director of CGG, a geophysical services company; Board Chair of Emissions Reduction Alberta, which invests in clean technology solutions in Alberta to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support economic growth; Vice Chair of Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions, the province’s environmental innovation engine; and as the first female Board Chair of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. In addition, she was formerly the President and a director of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.
Ms. Sendall holds a Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering) degree from Queen’s University. She received an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from the University of Calgary and was named a Jarislowsky Fellow at the Haskayne School of Business. Ms. Sendall is the recipient of numerous awards, including: the Order of Canada, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Honorary Lieutenant Colonel of the Department of National Defense, and Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. She was also named four times as one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the Corporate Executive category and was inducted into Canada's Most Powerful Women Hall of Fame.